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Doubell Chamberlain

Doubell is the founder and managing director of Cenfri. He has extensive experience in development strategy with a particular interest in digital transformation and financial sector development. His recent experience covers data for development, digital governance and transformation strategies, financial inclusion, 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 policy questions and to formulate evidence-based, consultative, market-development strategies.

Doubell has worked extensively across Africa, Latin America, South Asia and Southeast Asia.

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

  • MCom Development Economics (cum laude), Stellenbosch University
  • BCom (Honours) in Economics (cum laude), Stellenbosch University and Free University of Amsterdam
  • BCom (Mathematical statistics), Stellenbosch University
Recent Work by Doubell Chamberlain
Reaching for the future, searching for a vision for Africa’s digital economy
Digitalisation is disrupting markets and economic structures globally, and even advanced economies do not have a clear view of the new economy...
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 ...
The role of insurance for growth in Africa
Does insurance matter for welfare and growth? Within the microinsurance discourse, the answer...