CEO, Grameen Foundation
Prabhat Labh is the CEO of Grameen Foundation India, an innovator in the use of digital technology to advance financial inclusion. He is an international development expert with over two decades of experience in leading programs and initiatives across 20 countries in Asia, Africa and North America. Prabhat previously designed and led programs at The MasterCard Foundation that focused on access to savings services for low-income populations. Combining insights from the fields of sociology, behavioural economics and technology, he developed a coherent strategy that succeeded in extending access to savings services for millions of people across 17 countries in Africa. Earlier, Prabhat served as the Senior Technical Advisor for CARE USA’s Pan-Africa microfinance initiative, ‘Access Africa,’ where he provided technical assistance to more than a dozen country programs in Asia and Africa. He has also served on the faculty of the Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, where he focused on the development of youth-led microenterprises and rural industries.