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Doubell Chamberlain


Doubell is the founder and managing director of Cenfri. He has extensive experience in microinsurance, AML/CFT, distribution of financial services and regulatory framework design. He is also a leader in conceptualising diagnostic methodology and employing the diagnostic tool to answer real policy questions and to formulate evidence-based, consultative market development strategies.

Doubell has worked extensively across the developing world, including Africa, Latin America, South Asia and Southeast Asia. He is also the chairperson of the governing board of the Microinsurance Network (MiN).

Doubell is a development economist by training and a specialist in financial inclusion innovation, financial sector policy and regulatory strategy for development, access to financial services and making markets work for low-income individuals.

Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in economics (cum laude), Stellenbosch University
  • BCom (Honours) in economics, Stellenbosch University and Free University of Amsterdam
  • Bachelor in mathematics, Stellenbosch University
Recent Content by Doubell Chamberlain
The potential of digital platforms as distributors and enablers of insurance in Africa
The past decade has seen the emergence of digital platforms. These digital platforms (also known as multi-sided platforms...
Voluntary take-up: The holy grail of microinsurance
Last week, Cenfri was in Brussels to present at the BRS microfinance lunch on what we deem to be the holy grail of microinsurance – voluntary tak...
Micropensions and the future of work
Learning from the emerging world  Earlier this month, we attended the World Bank Group Annual Meetings in Washington D.C. At the [...]
The role of insurance for growth in Africa
Does insurance matter for welfare and growth? Within the microinsurance discourse, the answer to this question is usually considered from the risk [...]
Microinsurance solutions for climate change
The third edition of The State of Microinsurance annual journal looks at microinsurance solutions for climate change, focusing on pioneering ideas ...
Labour unions and financial inclusion in South Africa
Labour unions play a critical role in improving the well-being of their members through promoting their rights in the workplace. As an organising e...