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Albert van der Linden

Albert is an Engagement Manager at Cenfri and has been part of the team since January 2015. Since joining Cenfri, he has been involved with Making Access Possible (MAP) – a multi-country initiative that seeks to advance financial inclusion – in Cambodia, Malawi and Nepal. He has led an insurance for development diagnostic study in Nigeria and has worked in Cenfri’s integrity workstream. His focus now is on enabling the public and private sectors to use data to build inclusive economies.

Prior to joining Cenfri, Albert spent a year in Canada working as an independent consultant for HS Business Solutions. He worked on an economic landscaping study for the Overberg and Eden regions, a marketing strategy for the renewable energy sector in Atlantis and an SMME business potential study for the Western Cape Government.

  • Master’s in economics, Stellenbosch University
  • Honours degree in economics, Stellenbosch University


Recent Content by Albert van der Linden
Platforms for employment
Leveraging digital labour platforms to provide jobs for graduates in Nigeria ...
Inclusive AML-CFT models in Africa: Lessons from six financial service providers
This study set out to develop and apply inclusive compliance models in anti-money laundering and combatting t...
Policy options for regulating platforms work
Cenfri, in partnership with the ...
Capitec holds true to its slogan “Its Banking Just Simpler” by removing proof of address
Despite the growing redundancy of the proof of address requirement, it continues to present an obstacle to th...
How innovation can boost jobs creation
Digital technologies are reshaping economic opportunities in Africa The spread of mobi...
Digital skills in Africa
How can young people in Africa develop the right skills for employment and income in the digital economy?...