Lead Regional Technical Specialist, Rural Finance, Markets and Enterprises in Asia and the Pacific, IFAD
Michael Hamp worked for the Federal Ministries of Food, Agriculture and Forestry and of Economic Cooperation and Development. He became staff member of IFAD in Rome, in November 2007. The Rural Finance Unit managed by him includes two specialized subteams: the multi-donor funded Financing Facility for Remittances (FFR), the Platform for Agricultural Risk Management (PARM), merged with the Weather Risk Management team. Since October 2018, he has taken the technical responsibility for Rural Finance, Markets and Enterprise Development in Asia and South Pacific.