Session Chair: Dr. Alok Misra, CEO & Director – Microfinance Institutions Network (MFIN)
Mr. Tom Sanderson, Head of Profession, Private Sector Advisory Cadre – Foreign, Commowealth & Development Office (FCDO)
Mr. Sadaf Sayeed, CEO – CEO – Muthoot Microfin Ltd.
Mr. Udaya Kumar Hebbar,Managing Director & CEO – CreditAccess Grameen Ltd.
Syed Kabeer Naqvi, CEO & President – Ubank – Pakistan
Session Chair: Mr. David Constantijn Kruijff, Inclusive Finance Consultant – CGAP
Md Nore Alom Mahadi, Director – Microcredit Regulatory Authority
Dr Alok Misra, CEO & Director – Microfinance Institutions Network (MFIN)
Mr. Venkatesh N, Managing Director, IIFL Samasta Finance Ltd.
Mr. Muhammad Imran Khan , Additional Director, Agriculture Credit and Financial Inclusion Department (ACFID) – State Bank of Pakistan
Focus Session 1 – Financial Inclusion to financial Health
Session Chair: Mr. Paul Blyth, Director – Financial Inclusion Forum
Ms. Jayshree Venkatesan,Senior Director, Consumer Protection & Responsible Finance – Center for Financial Inclusion (CFI)
Mr. Mifta Naim Huda, Executive Director, Centre for Development Innovation and Practices (CDIP) – Bangladesh
Session Chair: Mr. Paul Blyth, Director – Financial Inclusion Forum (FIF) UK
Mr. Vivek Tiwari, Managing Director & CEO – Satya MicroCapital Limited – India
Mr Harish Raghu,, Managing Director & CEO, SaGgraha Management Services Pvt.
Focus Session 2 – Power of data, how can data analytics make the MFIs more impactful and customer centric
Session Chair: Mr. Michael Rothe, Director – Financial Inclusion Forum
Mr. David Constantijn Kruijff, Inclusive Finance Consultant – CGAP
Mr. Arinjoy Dhar, Senior Director BRAC Microfinance – BRAC Bangladesh
Mr. Nanaiah Kalengada, Managing Director – Equifax Credit Information Services Pvt. Ltd.
Dr. Rashid Bajwa, CEO – National Rural Support Programme (NRSP)
Focus Session 3
– How digitisation can help to accelerate the gender inclusivity
Session Chair: Ms. Roshaneh Zafar, Managing Director – Kashf Foundation – Pakistan
Md. Shah Alam, Joint Secretary, Financial Institutions Department (FID) – Ministry of Finance, Bangladesh Govt
Mr Shirish Panda, Business Head, Microfinance, Tata Capital Financial Services Ltd.
Mr. Vineet Chattree, Director – Svatantra Microfin Pvt. Ltd.
Session Chair: Mr. Vineet Chattree , Director, Svatantra Microfin Pvt. Ltd. – India
Ms. Urja Jain, Sustainable Finance Associate, Ethos
Mr Shalabh Saxena, Managing Director & CEO, Spandana Sphoorty Financial Ltd.
Mr. Dibyajyoti Pattnaik, Director – Annapurna Finance – India
Dr. Amjad Saqib, Executive Director – Akhuwat – Pakistan
Session Chair: Mr. Bob Annibale, Senior Fellow, SOAS University of London
Md. Abdul Awal, Executive Director – Credit and Development Forum (CDF)
Dr. Alok Misra, CEO & Director – Microfinance Institutions Network (MFIN)
Mr. Yasir Ashfaq, CEO – Pakistan Microfinance Investment Company (PMIC)
Representative from Sri Lanka
The South Asia Micro-Entrepreneurs Network (SAMN) is a regional network aiming at enhancing capacity, financing and regional dialogue in the microfinance sector of South Asia. SAMN governance is composed of leading Apex Institutions from the countries of the region along with the Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development (ACTED). SAMN also partners with MFIs, Investors, Banks and other key microfinance stakeholders to fulfil its objectives.