Nadeem Hussain is one of Asia’s leading social impact entrepreneurs, technology investors, and financial inclusion pioneers. He is the founder of Telenor Microfinance Bank (formerly Tameer Microfinance Bank), lauded by the World Bank as one of the most socially impactful banks in its field. Its EasyPaisa offering is the world’s second-largest branchless banking payments solutions. Nadeem’s subsequent venture Planet N Group is an emerging markets, social impact, and technology investment firm with portfolio companies in Pakistan, Egypt, and the UAE. He previously spent 27 years at Citigroup in eight countries in regional management within commercial, consumer, retail and investment banking. Nadeem is a global authority on Financial Inclusion and Development through Digitisation and is globally recognized for his dedication and service to financial inclusion. He is a Board Member of State Bank of Pakistan; Steering Committee, National Financial Inclusion Program, Government of Pakistan and on the advisory board of Institute of Business Administration; NUST; and Financial Inclusion partner of CGAP (the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor).