Agora Microfinance

Agora Microfinance was created in 2009 and began operations in 2011 after 2 years of initial research and preparatory work. Agora Microfinance N.V. is incorporated in the Netherlands as a holding company. Moringaway is an investment company that is domiciled in Mauritius. The investment companies are advised by Agora Microfinance Partners LLP, based in the United Kingdom.


Moringaway Ltd



Agora Microfinance Zambia Ltd

Agora Microfinance India Ltd

Management Team

The Agora Team brings together experienced professionals who advise and/or manage the investment activity of the Group from different locations.

Tanmay Chetan

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Tanmay is one of the founding promoters of Agora, and oversees its operations as the Group CEO. In his current role he manages the equity investments (Chair of Boards of the three investees) and also handles the Advisory Company as its Managing Partner. His additional roles include Chairing the Supervisory Board of AMNV and he is also a Director of Moringaway.

In his role Tanmay focuses mainly on the development and execution of strategy at different levels of the structure. He brings considerable prior experience of microfinance operations, consulting and ratings.

Tanmay holds a Master’s in Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School and an MBA from IIFM, Bhopal (India).

Roanna Peat

Chief Financial Officer & MD, Agora Microfinance N.V.

Roanna is responsible for the financial control of AMNV as its Managing Director. She has been with Agora since 2017 and is based in The Netherlands.

She brings many years of international experience across a range of industries including Financial Services, Oil & Gas, Energy and Real Estate.

Roanna is a Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand and holds a Bachelor in Accounting and Economics and Diploma for Graduates from the University of Otago, New Zealand.

Cathy McConnell

Partner, Agora Microfinance Partners LLP

Cathy has been with Agora since its inception and is currently responsible for the operations of the advisory company as its Partner. This includes liaison within the Group, communications and other investor relations support.

Cathy possesses substantial experience in marketing, communications and enterprise management.

Cathy holds a NHD (Diploma) in Marketing from Natal Technikon, South Africa.