Title: Principal Consultant
Education: M.Sc., Development Studies, London School of Economics, 2001
B.Sc., Financial Studies, University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST), 1999
B.A., Economics and Econometrics, University of Kent at Canterbury, 1995
Kerry Hamilton specializes in financial sector and private sector development applying her expertise to support innovative market systems based approaches to promoting financial inclusion and private sector growth.
A practicing economist since 1995, Kerry is trusted for designing, implementing and advising projects including UNDP’s Innovation Challenge Fund in Malawi, DFID’s Business Finance for the Poor program in Bangladesh, the MasterCard Foundation’s African Fund for Rural Prosperity and CGAP’s data analytics project to generate financial insights from smallholder household data. Kerry is currently directing programs for Nathan in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.
Before joining Nathan in 2004, Kerry worked in international banking in Asia and the UK.