About the author 

Patrick Kelley serves as Global Senior Director of Habitat for Humanity’s Terwilliger Center for Innovation in Shelter, overseeing Habitat’s global strategy to build and expand more effective and inclusive housing markets, which includes leading initiatives to build capacity and innovation in existing indigenous market actors, to mobilize investment capital to help promising solutions scale, and to develop innovative social enterprise solutions for shelter. His prior experience includes managing the largest microfinance provider in Rwanda and founding financial institutions for BoP in Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Before working in international development, Patrick worked for ABN AMRO Bank and Ernst & Young. Patrick holds a Master’s degree in International Public Policy from Princeton University.

Steven Evers serves as Managing Director & CEO of the head office of Triple Jump. Steven is a co-founder of Triple Jump where he is responsible for fundraising, business development and support services. Prior to joining Triple Jump, Steven has held various positions in banking and consulting at FMO, KBC and at the ING bank. Steven has been active in the microfinance sector for almost 10 years, working both in the field and as a fund manager. Steven has an MBA from the IESE Business School in Barcelona and a degree in Economics from the University of Amsterdam. He is a Dutch National and speaks Dutch, English and Spanish.