Now reading: Karen Kühlcke

Karen Kühlcke

Karen focuses on the external environment and market intelligence and its link to strategy, communications and impact at Cenfri. Before joining the organisation in 2017, Karen worked in digital and print publishing, small enterprise development, project management, client services and in the provision of business advisory services via the regional chamber of commerce and industry.

She has an interest in understanding how improved digital governance and economic development leads to decreased marginalisation of individuals, as well as how global geopolitical shifts impact emerging markets.

  • Honours degree in industrial sociology, the University of Cape Town
  • Bachelors degree in industrial sociology and industrial psychology

Recent Work by Karen Kühlcke
The Africa Fintech Hub – a platform designed to strengthen fintechs in Africa
Fintechs have the potential to significantly improve the options available to financially underserved individuals. Many fintech start-ups in Africa...
Regulatory support
Policymakers, regulators and supervisors in emerging markets are under pressure to develop, implement and enforce policy and regulation that confor...
Supporting digital transformation in Rwanda
Fiacre Mushimire, Cenfri’s Policy Lead, answered some questions about the breadth of Cenfri’s work in...
The new nexus: digital governance, digital financial services and the SDGs
What is the New Nexus Initiative?  ...
Can Africa really ‘build back better’?
How financial inclusion must evolve to enable a COVID-19 recovery Sub-Saharan Africa h...