Davide Forcella is associate researcher at the Centre for European Research in Microfinance (CERMi), head of the Action Group Microfinance and Environment for the European Microfinance Platform (e-MFP), and green inclusive finance expert for various international organisations. He own a PhD in Physics from the International School for Advanced Studies (ISAS/SISSA) and a Complementary Master in Microfinance (EMP) from the Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management.
He has extensive expertise in microfinance and environment in all its dimensions: energy, climate change, ecosystems, rural development, environmental risk management and environmental indicators for MFIs. He moreover has sound expertise in rural finance, microfinance credit risk, over indebtedness, microfinance crisis, and microfinance and communities in post-disasters areas.
He has extensive experience both in developing and developed countries, at academic, advisory and practical level with expertise both in the field and remotely.
His research activity received in 2013 the UN backed FIR-PRI Finance and Sustainability European Research Award.