Contact the Global Operations for the Center for Innovation in Shelter and Finance

Address, email, phone and Web

Habitat for Humanity International
Attn: Center for Innovation in Shelter and Finance
270 Peachtree Street, NW
Suite 1300
Atlanta, GA 30307
USA

Email: Global operations

Phone: 1-800-HABITAT or 1-229-924-6935

Web: Center for Innovation in Shelter and Finance

 

Sandra Prieto-Callison
Director of Market Development and Housing Finance, Global Programs
Atlanta, USA

 

 

Technical expertise:

  • Product development for low-income populations
  • Strategic planning and operations
  • Market systems analysis
  • Program design, implementation and evaluation

Experience:
Sandra leads the global operations of Habitat for Humanity International’s Center for Innovation in Shelter and Finance. She has provided technical assistance in more than 25 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, Africa and Asia around the design of market oriented products and services that promote financial inclusion among low-income groups. She also served as the director of the Opportunity International microfinance institution in Colombia, and was the director of the social performance and monitoring unit at Fonkoze, in Haiti. She has dedicated the last eight years to the design of housing finance products for very low-income populations and has directly trained more than 250 microfinance practitioners and more than 100 consultants in housing microfinance. She holds a dual master’s degree in nonprofit management and social economics from the University of Barcelona, a diploma in management of organizational culture from the Xaveriana University in Colombia and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the National University of Colombia.

 

Emmanuella Lamothe
Senior Specialist, Market Development, Global Programs
Atlanta, USA
 
 
 
 
 
Technical Expertise:
  • Grants Management
  • Financial Management 
  • Budget Development
Experience: 
Emmanuella focuses on grants and financial management and supporting the implementation of large multi-country, long-term projects such as MicroBuild, the Center for Innovation in Shelter and Finance and the MasterCard project. Prior to joining HFHI, Emmanuella spent four years at CARE with a focus on managing large scale, multi-country grants and projects from inception through closeout. Emmanuella has previously worked in program management as well as community development for local nonprofit and government organizations. Emmanuella has a master’s degree in international business and a bachelor’s in business administration. Emmanuella speaks fluent English, Haitian Creole and Spanish, and proficient French.
 
 
Sheldon Yoder
Senior Specialist, Market Development, Global Programs
Atlanta, USA
 
 
 
 
 
Technical Expertise:
  • Market-based approaches to development
  • Qualitative research and analysis
  • Project management
 
Experience:
Sheldon currently specializes in innovative strategies for making housing markets more inclusive of the poor and coordinating institutional technical assistance to market actors through the Center for Innovation in Shelter and Finance. He has more than ten years experience as a humanitarian worker, researcher, and communications professional focused on economic development and social justice issues. He has a master’s degree in international development studies and a bachelor’s degree in journalism. He is fluent in English and speaks proficient Spanish.