Frank Nagel is a Managing Director at RIAS, having joined this advisory arm of Rabobank in 2004.  He provides strategic advice to governments, financial institutions and food & agri companies in Frontier Markets worldwide. The mission of RIAS mission is to achieve financial inclusion and food securities in these markets. As part of Rabo Development Frank also has responsibility for managing investments in local financial institutions.

Frank has consultancy experience in over 30 countries covering Eastern-Europe, Africa, Asia and Latin-America. His main field of experience is commercial and retail banking, focusing on basic banking products and efficient distribution. Through his 25 year career at Rabobank, Mr. Nagel has worked mostly in the area of international banking services, among others to the support of Dutch SMEs overseas.

Mr. Nagel is a member of the Supervisory Board  of the Netherlands Africa Business Council and an active member of the Committee for International Cooperation at VNO-NCW, the Dutch employers’ association.