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Juan Buchenau

Senior Financial Sector Specialist

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Senior Financial Sector Specialist at the World Bank (WB); member of the agrifinance global team and leader of WB’s Community of Practice on Cooperative Financial Institutions; and formerly in charge of several programs to improve access to finance in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Prior to joining WB he served as Executive Vice President of an American microfinance institution serving immigrants and their families abroad; was lead advisor of the German consulting firm IPC/Procredit, helping microfinance banks in Latin America, Africa and Eastern Europe expand their services for small farmers and MSMEs; and coordinated for several years a program to support a multi-purpose small farmers’ cooperative in Mexico. Mr. Buchenau has an MSc from University of Hohenheim (Germany).