CEO, Grameen Foundation India
Prabhat is a seasoned international development professional with twenty years of deep experience in livelihoods, financial inclusion and enterprise development sectors. Currently, as CEO of Grameen Foundation India, Prabhat provides strategic leadership to GF India, including Organizational strategy and performance, External relationships and representation, stewardship of resources, board processes, statutory compliances and program quality. He also has the dual role as the CEO for Grameen Foundation for Social Impact (GFSI), a wholly owned not for profit subsidiary of GFI.
Prior to this, Prabhat worked for “The MasterCard Foundation”, Canada where he managed a US$ 100 million portfolio of programs to facilitate access to saving services for low income communities across eighteen countries in Africa, reaching several million clients. Prabhat has established and managed partnership with Banks, NGOs, UN Agencies and Fintech companies towards the common objective of designing accessible, affordable and appropriate financial services to effectively serve low income populations. A key focus of his work has been to address needs of populations facing exclusion on account of being too poor, or being too far from financial institutions and design strategies for their inclusion.
Prabhat has a post graduate degree in Management and brings deep domain knowledge and understanding of financial graduate degree in Management and brings deep domain knowledge and understanding of financial sector, enterprise development and microfinance investment.