Isabelle Barrès

Vice President of the Center for Financial Inclusion at Accion
Isabelle Barrès Since 2010, as Global Director of the Smart Campaign, Isabelle Barrès leads global efforts to protect and empower consumers in financial inclusion, leveraging more than 23 years of experience in banking and finance. Prior to this, she held key leadership positions at Kiva and MIX in their start-up phases. She developed, grew and managed Kiva’s funding and client impact operations, and helped to create the MIX and managed its strategic initiatives. She holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Montréal, an MBA from McGill University, and a post-graduate degree in development economics from the Sorbonne.