Our team

Financial Sector Deepening Trust (FSDT) – Platform Owner and Technical Lead

FSDT is a market development program which seeks to systemically change how the financial market works for poor people, and thereby contribute to increased financial inclusion. Ultimately, FSDT aims to increase access and usage of financial services so that people on low incomes can grow and manage their finances.

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Busara Center for Behavioral Economics – Research and Design Partner

Busara is a research and advisory firm dedicated to advancing and applying behavioral and data science in the Global South in pursuit of poverty alleviation, working with private and public-sector organizations in the financial inclusion space, providing context-applicable solutions to clients.

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MasterCard Lab for Financial Inclusion – Technology Partner

The seventh in a series of MasterCard Innovation Hubs, MasterCard Labs for Financial Inclusion is the first Lab in Africa and the first to focus exclusively on financial inclusion. With the support of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Lab seeks to impact more than 100 million people by bringing together MasterCard’s innovation and global financial inclusion capabilities under one roof, combining these with local expertise and insight.

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FinSights Lab Advisory Group (FLAG)

An advisory team that comprises experts in the fields of financial services, economics, product design and development as well as financial inclusion. This advisory group will meet on a quarterly basis to provide expert insights on all problem statements, underperforming products, policies etc. brought towards FinSights Lab. Experts from the FLAG group will join the executive education program to share their expertise with the wider community.