Gayatri is a Digital Strategy Consultant with Accion Global Advisory Solutions and is based out of London. She provides technical advisory and program management support to financial service providers through the Mastercard-Accion Partnership. She has 6+ years of experience in financial services and technology for public, private and nonprofit sectors around the world, including South America, East Africa, South Asia and the EU. Prior to Accion, Gayatri consulted with the European Investment Fund to understand the financial technology ecosystem and strategize investment opportunities to drive financial inclusion. In Indonesia, she started and managed the Impact division of a micro-fintech organization where she led customer insights research and designed needs-based programs. She has also worked with digital P2P lending nonprofits in Kenya and managed valuations for tech and life science startups at Silicon Valley Bank. Gayatri holds a Master of Public Administration at the London School of Economics (LSE) and a B.A. in Economics from the University of California San Diego.