Vincent Oswald

Vincent Oswald
Co-Founder & CEO, Azure Partners

Vincent has been active in the microfinance universe since 2008. He worked for Blue Orchard Finance for three years, the first two years as an Investment Analyst working in the field and responsible for the financing of finance microfinance institutions. Vincent was in charge of Russia, Caucasus and Central Asia and he developed BlueOrchard’s coverage of these regions. He was then appointed Head of Investor Relations and was in charge of fundraising for Blue Orchard Finance.

Prior to moving to the microfinance sphere, he worked for Credit Suisse in the Central & eastern European Markets and was part of the team, which launched the Private Banking branch in Moscow, Russia. After that, he spent 4 years for BNP Paribas in the trade finance & commodities business, providing financing to Banks in Eastern Europe, Central Asia and the Caucasus.