Mark leads the development of Financial Inclusion initiatives that expand access and deepen usage of digital financial services. He has worked in financial inclusion for 13 years, focusing on scaling technology-enabled and market-based solutions to meet the financial needs of low income households. Prior to joining the Foundation, Mark advised impact investors and donors on seed acceleration strategies to advance innovation in mobile financial services in Africa, as a consultant. Prior to that, he was the Global Selection Manager for Unitus, where he led the creation of new partnerships to provide catalytic investment capital and advisory to high-growth microfinance institutions. He has worked in South Asia, South East Asia, Southern and East Africa and North America. Mark holds a Master of Economics of Development from the Australian National University, and a Bachelor of Commerce from McGill University, Canada.