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Yves Moury

Founder, President and CEO, Fundacion Capital

Skoll Awardee


Yves Moury is the Founder, President & CEO of Fundación Capital, a global organization aiming at asset-building for the poor. He has been honored as a Schwab Foundation (the sister organization of the World Economic Forum) Social Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 Awardee, in recognition of his outstanding entrepreneurial social activities that massively benefit vulnerable populations, worldwide. In 2017 he was also named an Ashoka Senior Fellow, and in 2014 received the Skoll Foundation Award for Social Entrepreneurship, a global recognition for his work in education and economic opportunities.
Fundación Capital is a pioneer in economic citizenship and inclusive finance, working to help the poor access formal finance and save; grow and invest their assets; insure their families; and chart a permanent path out of poverty. To achieve results at scale, the organization aligns advances in public policy, market mechanisms, digital technologies: it is poised to reach 25 mm families across 3 continents by 2020.
Yves is also CEO of KGroup, a holding company hosting disruptive social enterprises. He is a Board Member of EdgeFinance, consultancy focusing on inclusive finance, and ResolutionK, operating arm offering Pay-for-Success services.
Prior to that, he was Director of a regulated rural bank in Peru, serving low-income clients, and has been advisor to many development agencies, the UN, governments, private and public investors. He is an Economist & Management Engineer (Louvain School of Management), and has dedicated his career to poverty reduction. He is member of the Leadership Council / Microcredit Summit Campaign and on the Interim Executive Committee of the Partnership for Economic Inclusion, housed at the World Bank.

Specialties: pro-poor advocacy; economic citizenship, microfinance; microinsurance; social protection, asset-building, ICT & market-led services to the poor; gender, youth, migrants-oriented strategies; social investment funds; SME development.