Barbara Wasmus

Credit Committee External Member

The Netherlands

Barbara is a member of the DWM Credit Committee and, since 2010, has served as an independent member of the investment committees of several DWM funds.

Barbara has more than 15 years of experience as an SME/microfinance banker in developing and emerging markets. At Wasmus Consulting, an MSME finance consultancy, she has implemented a wide range of assignments for financial institutions, funds and donors in Africa, the Middle East and Asia.

Barbara’s previous positions include founding CEO of ProCredit Bank Angola, deputy CEO of ProCredit Bank Kosovo, senior investment officer at Triple Jump, and a variety of other senior executive positions with financial institutions. In addition to her consulting work, Barbara is a non-executive director and chair of the Risk Committee of Finca Microfinance Bank Tanzania.

Barbara holds an MA in international relations from the University of Groningen, the Netherlands.