Narasimhan Srinivasan is an expert advisor and consultant on development policy, strategy, operations and institution building. He has more than 30 years of involvement in financial sector in India, of which five years with Reserve Bank of India and 24 years with the NABARD. Srinivasan is involved in many significant initiatives in rural finance, institution development and strengthening, product development, training and capacity building, design, implementation and supervision of rural development projects of a wide variety and financing of rural infrastructure. He authored four editions of the State of the Sector Report on Microfinance in India (2008-2011) sponsored by Access Development Services and published by Sage. He presently serves on the governing boards of development organisations and microfinance institutions and advisory boards of different organisations and is a leading consultant in the region.