Profile Chad Larson

 Chad Larson Chad Larson

Co-founder and CFO


Chad is one of the three founders of M-KOPA, and serves as the company’s Finance Director and Chief Credit Officer.  He has worked for M-KOPA since its piloting in 2010, and has lived in Nairobi with his wife and three boys since the company launch in 2011.  Chad previously served as the CFO of the Africap Microfinance Investment Fund, based in Johannesburg.

Prior to that, he spent 10 years in the investment banking division of Bank of America in Sydney and New York, working on fixed income, structured finance, and derivative transactions.  Chad is a CFA charterholder and holds an MBA with distinction from Oxford University.