5th Annual Asia Pacific Microfinance Forum

19-20th November 2024
IN-PERSON

Singapore

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Panel Discussions

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Round Table Conversations

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Summary

Empowering Positive Trends: Green and Growth Forecast in APAC Region

The upcoming 5th Annual Asia Pacific Microfinance Forum aims to explore the theme of “Empowering Positive Trends: Green and Growth Forecast in the APAC Region.” As the world navigates through challenges posed by climate change and economic fluctuations, the Asia-Pacific region emerges as a pivotal player in fostering sustainable growth and financial inclusion.

Through this forum, stakeholders will delve into innovative strategies that leverage microfinance as a catalyst for both economic prosperity and environmental stewardship. By fostering dialogue and collaboration, the forum endeavors to identify actionable insights that empower communities, promote green initiatives, and forecast sustainable growth trajectories across the APAC region.

Topics

DAY 1
  • Panel Discussion: Climate Fund: Expanding Green Lending Portfolio
  • Beyond Profit: ESG Reporting as a Catalyst for Microfinance Transformation
  • Climate change and Micro Finance: Building Resilience
  • Connecting the Dots: Cross-Selling Products to the Rural Communities
  • Extending Impact through Digitalization: A Pathway towards Inclusion and Economic Growth
DAY 1
DAY 2
  • Panel Discussion: Practical tools in ESG Standard Implementations for Operational Efficiency
  • Exploring how APAC Region Drives Competition and Innovation: Revolutionize Financial Inclusion
  • Perspectives on MFIs Supporting Microinsurance: Taking a Closer Look
  • Agri-SME Finance: Emerging Trends in the Intersection of Finance and Agriculture
  • Panel Discussion: Future-Focused Industry Advancements in MFIsa
DAY 2

Speakers

Subhashini Chandran

Vice President – Social Impact, Asia Pacific

MasterCard

Singapore

Monirul Hoque

National Programme Officer

UNDP

Bangladesh

Swapnil Neeraj

Principal

International Finance Corporation

Singapore

Anshukant Taneja

Program Lead, Micro Finance Program

Asian Development Bank

Philippines

Nandini Chaudhury

Principal, Head of South Asia

CrossBoundary Group

India

Suresh Krishna

Chair, Global Leadership Team Funds

Yunus Social Business

India

Manu Rajan

CEO

Wing

Cambodia

Vishal Ajmera

Senior Director, Agri & Climate Lead

Accion

India

Muhammad Hassan

Head Islamic Microfinance Division

NRSP Microfinance Bank Ltd

Pakistan

Anurag Saxena

Vice President, Asia

Accion

India

Shalabh Saxena

MD & CEO

Spandana Sphoorty Financial Limited

India

Natasha Garcha

Senior Director, Innovative Finance and Gender-Lens Investing Specialist

Impact Investment Exchange

Singapore

Dr. Andrij Fetsun

Founder & CEO

Agents for Impact GmbH

Germany

Siti M. Daeng Parani

SVP, Head of Financial Institution Coverage

PT Bank BNP Paribas

Indonesia

Naeem Razwani

Sr. Director, Global Financial Inclusion and Capital Markets

Habitat for Humanity International

USA

Degi Erdenedelger Bavlai

First Deputy Chief Executive Officer

Khan Bank

Mongolia

Vikas Sarda

Group Chief Financial Officer

Unitus Capital

India

Nitin Madan

Director, Responsible Inclusive Finance Facility for Southeast Asia

SPTF

Cambodia

Previous Registered Companies Include

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4th Annual Asia Pacific Microfinance Forum

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

  • Microfinance Companies
  • Banks
  • Investors
  • NGO’s
  • Fintech Companies
  • Private Equity Firms
  • Credit Guarantee Funds
  • Software Companies
  • Solution Providers
  • Consultancy Companies
  • Private Development Banks
  • Cooperatives
  • Financial Consultancy Firms

Job Titles:

  • Board Members
  • Managing Director / Director
  • CEO, CFO
  • VP, Head of Business Development
  • Fund Manager
  • Head of Microfinance
  • Investment Officer / Manager / Specialist
  • Head of Social Responsibility Programs
  • Head Social Enterprises and Microfinance
  • Head / Director of Financial Institutions 
  • Head of Microbanking – Microinsurance programs
  • Head / Manager of Impact Finance / Impact Assessment
  • Microfinance Technology Provider
  • Head of Investments
  • Director / Manager of Emerging Markets etc.

     and others.

WHAT ATTENDEES SAY ABOUT OUR EVENTS

“We had a good experience, we were able to meet other people in the microfinancing industry.”
– MASS-SPECC Cooperative Development Center, Philippines


“The conference was well-organized and provided many insights on the current challenges that microfinance institutions face in the current rapidly changing world. It covered many interesting topics and the speakers were mostly really good.”
– “German-Armenian Fund” Project Management Unit, Armenia

“The overall experience is good, we noticed the auditorium increased along with the topics covered as compared to the previous year.”
– MFC Elet-Capital, Kyrgyz Republic

“Witnessing the enlightened exchange of ideas among financial experts from over 50 countries, all committed to the fight for financial inclusion, was truly inspiring.”
– Erste Group Bank, Austria

“Benefited from all the sessions. Good exposure particularly on the new developments in microfinance”
–  Central Bank of Malaysia, Malaysia

“I learned a huge deal from the excellent panel of speakers and participants.”
– VisionFund International, UK

Where and When?

19-20th November 2024

Singapore

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5th Annual Asia Pacific Microfinance Forum

19- 20 November 2024
Singapore