Tilman Ehrbeck

Managing Partner, Flourish

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.