Elizabeth Berthe

Associate Director

Elizabeth Berthe is a Partner in MSC’s Réseau Helix domain. She is a digital financial services expert with over 15 years of experience gained through projects with international funding agencies, NGOs, mobile network operators, MFIs and other private sector companies across sub-Saharan Africa, Indonesia, Mexico, Colombia, Haiti, and the Philippines. Elizabeth’s areas of expertise include project management, strategic planning, market insights, product design, and financial sector development. She specialises in strategy, business planning, product development, and technical assistance design. Before joining MSC, Elizabeth was a Senior Director of Financial and Social Innovations at Mercy Corps and the Director of Mobile Financial Services for Grameen Foundation. She has undertaken various roles from developing entry strategies to product development and technical assistance design. Elizabeth holds a Masters degree in International Management with specialization in international finance from the Thunderbird Graduate School of International Management in the United States. She is fluent in English and French.

Posts by Elizabeth Berthe

Opportunities in digital financial services related to jobs in Sub-Saharan Africa

With over 10 to 12 million young people entering the job market yearly on the African continent, the private sector, despite its dynamism, cannot create enough jobs to absorb them. The global jobs crisis has exacerbated the vulnerability of young people in terms of (i) higher unemployment; (ii) lower quality jobs for those who find […]