Banking for Development

Who we are

We are a management consulting company. We build client-centric, data-driven, and innovative solutions.

What we do

We offer financial consultancy to banks and microfinance institutions in emerging markets.

Why we do it

We strive to allow both the institutions we work with and their clients to flourish.

Established in 2003...

BFC provides advisory services including but not limited to risk management, data-driven solutions, staff capacity building, MSME and Agricultural Lending, Access to Finance, Digital Finance and FinTech, and Learning Solutions for financial institutions from developing countries. This includes Eastern Europe; Balkans; Central, South and South East Asia; MENA and Sub-Saharan Africa.

BFC is driven to be a leader in delivering successful development banking consulting services and so provides effective project management, highly qualified consultants and leads meaningful partnerships. This coupled with first-rate local expertise and our hardworking team that is dedicated to delivering excellence means BFC has become a pioneer in microfinance, lending digitalisation and value chain finance.

274 Projects
79 Countries

BFC is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, with local representative offices in Georgia, Kenya, Moldova, Nepal, and Ukraine, as well as project offices in Kyrgyzstan and Serbia.

Meet the Team

BFC’s philosophy for development includes combining international expertise with first-rate local knowledge in order to tailor our solutions to each specific context and ensure the best possible results.

At BFC we believe employees are indispensable assets that make our business the success it is.

Michael Kortenbusch
Managing Director

Peter Hauser
Senior Bank Advisor

Javier Fargas
Senior Bank Advisor

Dr Marina Kortenbusch
Co-founder & Managing Partner

Cristina Cebotari
Business Development Manager

Evelina Dubceac
Senior Project Manager

They Trust Us! Join Them

BFC also works directly with private sector clients, offering tailored solutions for each client’s situation and needs.

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