Till Bruckner

Till Bruckner’s career spans multiple fields, including international development, financial development, political reform, academia, think tanks, journalism and advocacy. He has regularly worked with the Swiss boutique management consulting firm Business & Finance Consulting (BFC) since 2004, focusing on commercial downscaling and agricultural finance in Eurasia. Till holds a PhD in political science and is based in Bristol, UK

By Till Bruckner


Why We Need to Start Talking about Operational Inefficiencies

To contribute to sustainable development, microfinance itself must be sustainable. Many microlenders–including mature and/or highly profitable ones–still have ample capacity for significant efficiency gains, yet efficiency considerations are usually not among their top concerns. Why?