Bernhard Eikenberg

Bernhard Eikenberg is a Fund Manager with Bamboo Capital Partners. Bernhard joined the Financial Inclu­sion team at Bamboo in 2009, and in 2010 moved to Colombia set up and manage Bamboo’s regional office and in­vestment activities out of Colombia. In 2015 he returned to Europe to manage Bamboo’s second financial inclusion fund, focusing both on traditional microfinance and SME financing as well as fintech related businesses.

Bernhard started his career at JPMorgan in London marketing fixed income, FX and credit derivatives. Subsequently, he accumulated experience in the field working for a not-for-profit in Morocco prior to joining BlueOrchard Finance. At BlueOrchard, he was in charge of expanding the lending operations in Central America and the Caribbean, as well as overseeing the foreign exchange strategy and derivatives activities of the firm.

Bernhard holds a BSc in Economics from the London School of Economics and a Masters in Public Administration from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia Uni­versity. He is fluent in English, French, German, Spanish and Portuguese.