Brian OlarteDirector of AGAPE
Brian Olarte serves as Director of AGAPE, an Opportunity International implementing partner in Colombia. AGAPE supports clients in four key areas: training for Trust Group members and Trust Group leaders, technical assistance and guidance for home improvements, improving the quality of local schools, and growing community-led development projects.
Prior to his role as director, Brian led the implementation of the Customer Complaint System and the Social Performance Management project at Opportunity International Colombia S.A. Compañía de Financiamiento (OICCF). The primary goal of these projects were to make the necessary adjustments to bank policies and procedures in order to achieve Smart Certification and compliance with the Universal Standards for Social Performance Management.
Brian holds a master's degree in international business from the University of Miami and resides in Bogotá, Colombia. In his spare time, he enjoys biking and spending time with his son, Liam.