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Daryl Collins

CEO and Founder

Author of the acclaimed Portfolios of the Poor and a pioneer working at the intersection of finance and human vulnerability. In the past two decades, Dr. Collins has built a broad portfolio of work with foundations, bilateral donors, governments, NGOs and private service providers.


Her work is grounded in a deep understanding of the lives of vulnerable communities across the globe, leveraging the experience of executing Financial Diaries studies in over 10 countries. Dr. Collins spent the last decade as Managing Director and CEO of niche consulting BFA. She holds a B.Sc. and an M.Sc. in economics from the London School of Economics and a Ph.D. from New York University. Daryl is currently based in Massachusetts, USA.

Daryl Collins
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