Sebastian Roldan

Program Coordinator, Financial Inclusion

Sebastian Roldan is the Program Coordinator, supporting RPA’s portfolio of sponsored projects in Financial Inclusion. He provides project management, operational and grantmaking support, and manages the review and execution of contracts. Sebastian also leverages his expertise and experience in Financial Inclusion to build relationships with RPA partners and staff in Africa, liaise with the RPA teams, and ensure compliance with policies and procedures.

Before joining Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, Sebastian worked in the Financial Inclusion team at Innovations for Poverty Action, where he supported program leaders, researchers, and grantees to leverage behavioral research that improves financial products, processes, and organizational performance for the benefit of low-income and vulnerable people in developing markets.

Sebastian holds a Bachelor of Arts in Government and Latin American Studies (with a minor in Economics) from the University of Texas at Austin and has previously interned at the Council on Foreign Relations and the Organization of American States in Washington, DC.

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