Ricardo Calvo is the Regional Head for Latin America and the Caribbean for VisionFund International. He joined VisionFund with 30 years of experience in microfinance and digital financial services in managerial and operational roles in Latin America, Africa and Asia.
Before his work as an independent international consultant in financial inclusion, Ricardo worked for more than 20 years at Acción International, the last seven as Vice President and Project Leader, supervising and leading the senior managers of the institutions in which Acción was a shareholder and teams of experts in different countries and regions, in projects to optimize Risk Management and credit methodology.
Ricardo has a degree in Economics and a diploma in Strategic Leadership in Microfinance from Harvard Business School and in Marketing from ESAN Business School of Peru. He is fluent in English, Spanish and conversational Portuguese.
Ricardo lives in Washington, DC where he will be based, together with his wife and daughters.