Luke Shankland manages strategy and business development in sub-Saharan Africa for high-growth mobile technology and financial inclusion firms. Luke has 10+ years’ experience consulting with and managing projects for companies and NGOs in the logistics, finance and healthcare sectors in Africa and has extensive experience helping financial institutions design and implement innovative and inclusive lending products (including in Kenya, Zimbabwe, Zambia, South Africa, Ghana and Nigeria). Luke has managed large teams in fast-moving and challenging contexts and loves to bring new and innovative solutions to emerging markets.

Luke has a B.A in Philosophy and Mathematics from McGill University; and an
International MBA from the York University with specializations in finance and strategy.