Digital Financial Services and Data Protection: Balancing Innovation with Safeguards

Partners: ACCESS Development Services and NITI Aayog

Sharon Buteau, Executive Director, LEAD at Krea University, anchored and moderated a technical discussion that explored digital financial services and data protection, hosted as part of Inclusive Finance India (IFI) Summit 2021. The panel featured leading policymakers and researchers including:

  • Jayshree Venkatesan, Director – Responsible Finance & Client Protection, Center for Financial Inclusion (CFI) at Accion
  • Indradeep Ghosh, Executive Director, Dvara Research
  • Subhashish Bhadra, Principal, Omidyar Network India
  • Ghiyazuddin Mohammad, Senior Policy Manager – DFS, Alliance for Financial Inclusion). 

The IFI Summit is a global platform convened by ACCESS to support the drive for universal and comprehensive financial inclusion in India through policy dialogue, knowledge dissemination and influencing the policy-making process. LEAD at Krea University returned as a continuing partner to the summit as part of its commitment to advancing Financial Inclusion in India. The confluence included important tracks to enhance cross-learning and documented practice frameworks for building access to financial services across marginalised segments.



Tune into the session here