As Portfolio Manager for Anglophone Africa, Claire is responsible for managing partnerships with existing Field Partners and growing Kiva’s presence in the region through due diligence on potential partners. Based in Nairobi, Kenya, Claire began working at Kiva in 2012. Prior to joining Kiva, Claire worked as a Senior Associate with KPMG’s Global Infrastructure Advisory Group in Toronto where she advised public sector clients on infrastructure financing. She obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration from Wilfrid Laurier University, and she holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. She discovered her love for African travel during her first trip to Tanzania in 2005 and has since then made it her mission to drink all the Stoney Tangawizi she can find.