Nadia van de Walle

Senior Research Manager

InterMedia Research Institute

Biography

Nadia van de Walle has 8+ years of expertise in economic research, supporting African financial sector development, and building financial inclusion.  She currently manages financial inclusion research including the Financial Inclusion Insights program at InterMedia, a global research firm in Washington, DC.  Previously, she managed Africa initiatives and partnerships at Accion’s Center for Financial Inclusion.  Her prior experience also includes urban development, governance capacity building. and impact analysis for actors such as The Urban Institute, The Private Capital for Africa, and Millennium Challenge corporation.  She has an expertise in consumer protection and standard setting and has a successful track record of fundraising and fieldwork in over ten countries. Nadia has a Masters in economics from Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies, BA in Political Science from the University of Pennsylvania, and is fluent in French and English.