Speaker at the Event

africa fintech festival

Christian Ruehmer

Co-Founder/CEO, Q-Lana

Co-Founder and CEO of Q-Lana, a digitization platform that implements knowledge-based credit risk management and digitization of the lending process with focus on SME banking.

He is the Head of Risk and Compliance at Bamboo Capital Partners and a board member of Accion Microfinance Bank (Nigeria), Bai Tushum (Kyrgyzstan) and First Access (USA).

Christian has over 25 years of experience in finance working for several international banks in Risk Management, Credit Portfolio Management, and Investment Management. Heis a consultant for Risk and Efficiency Management advising over 90 MFIs, banks, and international organizations, primarily in developing countries.

He graduated in 1995 from Frankfurt School, Germany with a Diploma in Banking and Finance. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and a Financial Risk Manager (FRM).