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Richard Chamboko


Richard  manages the i2i facility’s research activities into the measurement of financial inclusion. His background and areas of interest include statistical modelling, predictive analytics and survival analysis.

Before joining Cenfri, he spent 20 months at the Nova Information Management School in Lisbon, Portugal, where he took courses and conducted research for his PhD. Prior to that, his career focused mainly on research and statistical work in Namibia – where he supported various sectors (including financial services, education, health and rural development) and helped organisations and the government to design systems to monitor their interventions. Through taking part in several capacity-building initiatives, he assisted with statistical methodology, monitoring and evaluation, and impact evaluation.

Richard has worked and consulted in various countries in Africa, Asia and Europe (including Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, India, Austria, Portugal and Switzerland).

Qualifications
  • Master of Science in statistics, University of Namibia
  • Bachelor of Science in mathematics and statistics, University of Zimbabwe
  • Professional Risk Manager (PRM) certified by the Professional Risk Managers International Association (PRMIA)
  • Associate in the Institute of Risk Management South Africa

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Recent Content by Richard Chamboko
Thinking outside the (financial inclusion) measurement box
In 2014, the Bank of Ghana (BOG) granted permission for reduced KYC requirements for a new Fidelity Bank product that targeted consumers at the [...]
BR Research interviews insight2impact
BR Research recently sat down in Islamabad with a team of researchers from the insight2im...
Good intentions
Why what you measure in financial inclusion is so important to the outcomes you achieve Financial inclusion is increasingly recognised as a policy [...]