Jessica Espinoza is Senior Investment Manager and SME Specialist at DEG. She is responsible for the acquisition, due diligence, structuring and portfolio management of debt and equity deals, which aim to promote access to finance in future markets. She is also the lead of DEG’s SME Finance Working Group. Prior to joining DEG, she was Head of Business Clients at ProCredit Bank Nicaragua and part of the Group Funding team at ProCredit Holding. She managed the African Regional Office of MicroFinance Transparency and led a flagship program to promote transparency and client protection principles across Sub-Saharan Africa and South America.