Executive Committee – Frances Fraser


Operations Director for Positive Planet

Frances Fraser has been the Operations Director for Positive Planet since 2015. Prior to that she spent three years as the Regional Director of the regional platform in Southern and East Africa and a year as a Senior Consultant in the Positive Planet team. Before joining Positive Planet Frances worked for Absa Bank (a member of the Barclay’s group) in its microfinance downscaling program responsible for product development and training. She also spent nearly six years consulting in the DAI subsidiary in Johannesburg (ECI Africa) focusing on projects related to financial inclusion.

Frances holds a Masters in Commerce (Agricultural Economics) from University of Pretoria.

As Operations Director, I’m here to support the Positive Planet team to the best of my ability. I believe that through enhancing our internal systems and through support to our team that we can even more effectively attain our goal as an organization. The Positive Planet team are a committed, passionate group of people who want to see change – and the Operations team is here to enable them as best we can.