Helmut Grossmann has not only been working for Frankfurt School of Finance & Management for over 10 years as a Microfinance Specialist, he was also Acting Head of Frankfurt School’s International Advisory Services from 2004-2005.
He has worked in over 20 countries for Frankfurt School. Within his assignments he has been actively involved in giving trainings on the job as well as in classroom. From 2004 until 2013 he has been a lead trainer at one of Frankfurt School’s flagship training programmes for executives, the Summer Academies. He serves as senior consultant and trainer for various Competence Centres of Frankfurt School focussing on financial system development in microfinance as well as in rural finance and agriculture finance.
As a seasoned expert, Helmut publicised on microfinance as well as rural and agricultural finance with Frankfurt School, GIZ and UNDP.
Before joining Frankfurt School, Helmut was working as Advisor and Project Manager for Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) from 1998-2004. Further, he was working as Micro-economic Advisor for the Australian Overseas Service Bureau from 1991-1992 and 1996-1998.
Helmut holds a degree in Agriculture Economics from the University of Kassel, Germany, as well as a certificate on Instructional Skills from the TAFE College, Australia. Since July 2015 he lives in Bogotá, Colombia.