Tilman Ehrbeck is managing partner with Flourish, an evergreen fund investing in entrepreneurs whose innovations help people achieve financial health and prosperity.
Before Flourish, Tilman was a partner at Omidyar Network, where he built the global financial inclusion team. Prior to that, he served as CEO of the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP), a global partnership to advance financial inclusion. Before CGAP, Tilman grew from associate to partner at McKinsey & Company, where he helped build the global financial services and healthcare practices and worked for more than a decade with leading businesses in North America and India. He currently serves as chair of the Advisory Council to the U.N. Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance in Development and as a Board member or observer for a number of Flourish’s portfolio organizations.
Tilman started his professional journey as a journalist in Germany before earning a Ph.D. in Economics from the EU-affiliated European University Institute in Italy and joining the International Monetary Fund in Washington, D.C.