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Why volunteer groups?

Oikocredit Support Associations are collectives of volunteers whose members are engaged in promoting Oikocredit’s mission. Volunteer associations are part of a long-standing tradition in Oikocredit’s work. In addition to being active volunteers for Oikocredit, Support Associations are members of the Oikocredit International cooperative.

Oikocredit has two Support Associations based in the US – the Western Pennsylvania Support Association and the Oikocredit Northwest Support Association based in Seattle. Click on the regions to learn more about how you can get involved in your local Support Association.


Laura Pool appointed as chief risk officer

September 13 2017

Laura Pool will become Oikocredit’s chief risk officer on 18 December, heading the risk department and joining the managing board.

Laura was most recently managing director of risk and finance, and management board member, at Triodos Investment Management. Prior to this she was chief financial officer and chief risk officer at Nationale Borg, following roles with ING Group.

“Oikocredit is very pleased that Laura Pool with her wealth of experience will be joining us,” said Oikocredit managing director Thos Gieskes. “She will play a key role in ensuring that we continue to address risk holistically in an increasingly complex operating environment.”

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