Our team

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Glynis Rankin

Glynis Rankin is a founding director, and CEO, of Creative Metier. She is a senior executive coach and high-level specialist in strategic HR, leadership development and organisational change with over 20 years’ experience in the financial inclusion, banking and international development sectors in multiple countries across Africa, Asia and Central and Eastern Europe.
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Jessica Stewart

Jessica Stewart is a core member of Creative Metier’s consulting team, specialising in supporting organisations to respond positively to rapid growth or changes in their operating environment. As the Head of Innovation and Partnerships, she leads on the implementation of innovative approaches to meeting client needs, delivery of research capability and on engagement with Creative Metier’s long term partners. Jessica is a highly skilled and experienced leader of research projects, specialising in analyses of the services market and market maturity.
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Tracey Talentino

Tracey joined the microfinance industry 21 years ago. She has worked around the globe for two large international networks: Opportunity International (OI) and FINCA International, Inc. (FINCA). She has also provided consulting services for numerous other microfinance organisations and development organizations.
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Fiona Nyong'o

Fiona is a Consultant at Creative Metier supporting the Executive Coaching and Mentoring Pillar. She is an HR professional with five years’ experience in HR management, headhunting, recruitment and project management. Her expertise lies in managing people and projects, developing content for programmes, organising activities, and in data analysis.
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Justyna Musial

Justyna works as Consultant across Creative Metier’s Organisational Development and Strategic HR, Executive Coaching and Mentoring, and Leadership Development Pillars. She is currently coordinating and designing delivery across assignments and programmes, including supporting research on behalf of FSD Africa to support the development of the services market for executive coaching in the financial sector in East Africa and Nigeria.
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Eleanor Guest

Eleanor has recently joined Creative Metier as a consultant providing project support across the breadth of Creative Metier’s work. She also plays a role as Executive Assistant to the CEO, bringing 13 years’ experience in administration, human resources, operations and leadership in the military and in sports to her role.
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Ray Warren

Ray has over 20 years of international business experience working with large multinational organisations such as Diageo Plc and Electrolux across Africa and Asia, in senior finance executive roles. This has allowed him to build a broad commercial knowledge and a wide ranging network. He has also held roles in HR, Information Technology and business operations.
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Mary Pennington

Mary has eight years experience in the microfinance industry with Opportunity International working on Leadership and Management Development, audit review of MFI Operations as part of the Opportunity International Standards and Accreditation team, HR practice, Performance Management and training and development of senior and middle management in MFIs across Africa, Eastern Europe, Latin America and Asia.
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