Doubell is the founder and managing director of Cenfri and theme manager to the FinMark Trust, responsible for their work in microinsurance and retail payment systems. He is a development economist by training, specialising in financial inclusion innovation, financial sector policy and regulatory strategy for development, access to financial services and supporting governments on making markets work for low-income individuals.
Doubell has extensive experience in microinsurance, AML/CFT, distribution of financial services, optimal regulation for market development and has worked across the developing world including Africa (Botswana, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Uganda, Zambia), Latin America (Brazil, Colombia, Mexico), South and Southeast Asia (India, Pakistan, Indonesia).
Previously, he was employed as a freelance consultant to the FinMark Trust and an engagement manager at Genesis Analytics.
Doubell holds a master’s degree in economics (cum laude), BComm honours in economics (University of Stellenbosch/Free University of Amsterdam) and a bachelor in mathematics (University of Stellenbosch, South Africa).