Lindsay Wallace

Lindsay is currently Senior Vice President, Strategy & Impact for MEDA, an international economic development organization that creates business solutions to poverty. She brings over 25 years of experience in international development and leading economic analysis, impact measurement, program design, and strategy. Most recently, Lindsay has been working as the Director of Strategy at Limestone Analytics, an international consulting firm, where she supports strategy development, market analysis, business development, and growth. Before her consulting work, Lindsay spent eight years at the Mastercard Foundation in various roles. She holds a Master’s in Economics from the University of Toronto, a Master’s of Public Policy from Carleton University, as well as an undergraduate degree from McGill University.

By Lindsay Wallace


Financial Inclusion-Friendly G2P: Recommendations for Stakeholders

G2P transfer experiments during the COVID-19 pandemic collectively demonstrate the importance of “financial inclusion (FI)-friendly” G2P - intentional architecting and implementation that support active DFS usage beyond an initial payment.

Understanding our Smallholder Clients, Serving them Better

Smallholder farmers are among the most financially excluded of all client segments. Understanding their particular needs is an important step in helping financial service providers to develop appropriate and effective products that serve them effectively.