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Daryl Collins

Daryl Collins

Chief Executive Officer, Bankable Frontier Associates

Dr. Daryl Collins is CEO of BFA, a niche consulting practice with offices in Boston, New York, Nairobi, New Delhi and Medellin (see www.bfaglobal.com). She is also the co-author of Portfolios of the Poor. Dr. Collins has built up a broad portfolio of work with foundations, bilateral institutions and private financial services providers linking an understanding of household financial management to the business case for services that will help address some of the most significant challenges that face low income households. Her work is grounded in a deep understanding of the financial behaviors of low income people across the globe, leveraging the experience of executing Financial Diaries studies in over 10 countries. Dr. Collins holds a B.Sc. and an M.Sc. in economics from the London School of Economics and a Ph.D. from New York University.

BFA is a proud partner with the Metlife Foundation on OPTIX, a three-year project created to support financial institutions in building better portfolios of products for their low income customers.