Matthew Gamser is CEO of the SME Finance Forum, a center for knowledge exchange, good practice promotion and networking managed by IFC for the G-20 countries’ Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion. He has over 35 years experience in private enterprise and financial sector development. He has worked for IFC for 10 years in various positions, including heading the advisory services for the financial sector in East Asia-Pacific (from Hong Kong). Prior to IFC he worked for 25 years in the private sector in management consulting and technology/small scale industry development. He holds A.B. and A.M. degrees from Harvard University, and M.Sc. and D.Phil degrees from Sussex University (UK), where his work focused on the management of technological change.