Schellhase John
John Schellhase
Associate Director, Center for Financial Markets 
Africa, Capital Markets, Emerging and Frontier Markets, Europe, Finance, Global Economy, Public Policy, Regional Economics, Sustainable Development


John Schellhase is an associate director at the Milken Institute Center for Financial Markets. His work at the Institute is largely centered in advisory services and partnerships focused on deepening and strengthening capital markets in developing countries, and he also contributes to research on these topics. In addition to this work, he manages the development of the center’s financial education website, 5minutefinance.org. Based in Madrid, Spain, Schellhase is part of the Institute's growing team in Europe. 


Prior to his current role, Schellhase worked as an international development consultant whose clients included the government of Rwanda’s Capital Markets Authority, FSD Africa, Vikasa Holdings LLC, and others. He holds a master of science in global affairs from New York University where he focused his coursework on issues in international economic development, with a regional focus on sub-Saharan Africa. Before his graduate studies, Schellhase served for two years as a U.S. Peace Corps volunteer in the Philippines.

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