Venkata is a Senior Manager, Country Manager and Technical Advisor in Digital Financial Services in MicroSave. He has over 14 years of experience in digital financial services, microfinance, and livelihoods working with various banks, MNOS, agent network managers, MFIs and technology service providers in Afghanistan, Cambodia, Ethiopia, India, Kenya, Malawi, Nepal, the Philippines and Uganda. He leads the implementation of the Mobile Money for the Poor (MM4P) programme, of UNCDF in Malawi to develop and extend the outreach of financial services to the unbanked and under-banked. He is responsible to develop digital financial services ecosystem, partnership development, provide regulatory support, market research and product development, agent network development, high volume payments, stakeholders support (grant and technical assistance), knowledge development, providing technical assistance support to partners, management and monitoring of the project, managing a team of consultants, quality control, mentoring and coaching of staff and providing technical advice to clients.