Ms. Ruth Dueck-Mbeba

Senior Program Manager, Education Finance

Mastercard Foundation

Ruth Dueck-Mbeba brings more than 30 years’ experience in public accounting, financial reporting and management, and as a practitioner, trainer and consultant in development and financial inclusion. Currently, she serves as a Senior Program Manager at the Foundation where she is responsible for initiatives in education finance, scaling access to finance, digital finance and country strategy development. She has lived, worked and travelled extensively in Africa, the Middle East, and throughout Asia. Ruth is passionate about building learning communities, sharing knowledge and developing human capital. She is a Chartered Professional Accountant (Ontario), a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors and holds a certificate in Adult Education.