Our Team

Isaac Holly

Financial Inclusion Specialist - Solomon Islands

Isaac is the Financial Inclusion Technical Specialist overseeing activities of the Pacific financial inclusion Programme (PFIP) based in Honiara, Solomon Islands. Prior to his role in the Pacific, Isaac worked as a DFS expert for the UNCDF-MM4P programme based in Uganda. Isaac also worked as a senior manager in the digital Finance domain at MicroSave, an...

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Praneel Pritesh

Financial Inclusion Specialist - Fiji

Praneel joined the Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme in January 2015 as the Financial Inclusion Specialist (Fiji). He is responsible for managing PFIP’s Fiji portfolio; including grants, activities and programme budget, and is the focal point of contact with the public sector, private sector and financial sector providers. Previously, he has worked with the Ministry of...

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Ajay Jagannath

Financial Inclusion Specialist - Vanuatu

Ajay is the Financial Inclusion Specialist for PFIP in Port Vila, Vanuatu. He supports efforts to drive the National Financial Inclusion Strategy of the Reserve Bank of Vanuatu and engages partner organizations such as the National Bank of Vanuatu, Telecom Vanuatu Limited and the Vanuatu National Pension Fund, in the development and deployment of financial...

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Iris Kissiti

Financial Inclusion Specialist - Samoa

Iris is the Financial Inclusion Coordinator overseeing activities of the Pacific financial inclusion Programme (PFIP) in Apia, Samoa. She supports efforts towards the development of digital financial channels and services, consumer empowerment and promotion of an enabling regulatory and policy environment through engaging with policymakers in Samoa. Prior to her role with PFIP, Iris worked in...

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Naomi de Groot

Knowledge Management Specialist

Naomi de Groot is the Knowledge Management Specialist at the Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme. She joined the team in 2018. Naomi is an all-round, analytical and creative knowledge management specialist, with a personal interest in behavioural change for development.

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