Narasimhan Srinivasan has four decades experience — including 25 years as a development banker – in development finance and rural livelihoods. Over the last 13 years, he has advised the design, supervision and evaluation of several development finance and rural livelihood initiatives and institutions in India and abroad. Apart from significant work in India, he has advised policy authorities and projects in financial inclusion, development banking, micro/rural-finance and rural livelihoods in Vietnam, Myanmar, Laos, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Ethiopia, Rwanda and Tanzania. He has authored four Microfinance India: State Of the Sector reports and has coauthored multiple State of India’s Livelihoods Reports. He has published books on rural finance in India and corporate social responsibility, and contributed to many other publications. He currently serves as a board member/adviser/consultant to many development organizations and networks.