SPBD is a network of microfinance organizations working in Fiji, Samoa, Tonga and the Solomon Islands dedicated to eradicating poverty by empowering women in poor rural villages with the opportunity to start, grow and maintain sustainable, income generating micro-enterprises.

Sandeep K Lohani

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Sandeep has over 15 years of experience in financial inclusion, retail financial services, impact investing, and general management. He has developed and managed several innovative businesses, designed and rolled-out new products, distribution channels and operations infrastructure across diverse geographies, with robust system, processes & operational controls.
Sandeep has earlier served as General Manager for SPBD Microfinance Solomon Islands and was instrumental in launching the operations in Solomon Islands. He has held leadership positions with few large microfinance institutions in India and held strategic positions with AIG, ITC and L&T in early years of his career.
He has served the board and management committee of few microfinance institutions and also served as a member of the National Financial Inclusion Taskforce of the Central Bank of Solomon Islands.
Sandeep is a MBA from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai University and has further pursued an executive leadership program in microfinance from Harvard Business School and an executive program in financial inclusion from Harvard Kennedy School of Government.