Roland Claussen

Co-Founder, Chief Product Officer

awamo, Eastern Africa & Sub-Saharan Africa


Roland co-founded awamo in June 2015 and acts as its Chief Product Officer. Before, he worked with SCHUFA Holding AG, Germany’s leading consumer credit bureau. From 2008 to 2012 Roland established a team for corporate strategy and holding management which focused on digitization in the consumer credit space. Until 2015 he was responsible for SCHUFA’s digital B2B/B2C product portfolio as Head of Portfolio Management. Roland studied business administration at Universities of Frankfurt/Main and Bayreuth (Germany). He graduated in 2006 with an MBA equivalent degree and earned a PhD in Economics 2018 for his work on the predictive power of different types of data in consumer credit scoring.


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