Lindsay leads the Foundation’s Strategy and Learning team. Over the first half of 2016, she led the Foundation’s Program Excellence initiative. Prior to this role, she was Deputy Director, Financial Inclusion and managed the Financial Inclusion team and its partnerships. Before joining the Foundation, Lindsay was a Senior Economist and Team Lead of the Economic Growth Unit at the U.K. Government’s Department for International Development in Rwanda, where she was responsible for a variety of programming that strengthened the financial sector, trade links, agriculture, and overall economic development. She has extensive experience in private sector development and public sector reform in South America, Africa, and Asia.