Ann J. Miles
Ann is an independent consultant based in New York, whose areas of expertise include management, financial services, impact investing, and working with non-profit organizations. Her work in the last 20 years has focused on financial services for the poor.
Ann has worked with a range of organizations, including Citibank, N.A., Women’s World Banking, BlueOrchard Finance and Mastercard Foundation. At Women’s World Banking, her team worked with 50 microfinance institutions and banks to raise funding for their operations and growth. At BlueOrchard Finance, her team invested in the debt of microfinance institutions and raised more than $120 million in a Latin American focused debt fund. Ann led several teams at Mastercard Foundation which worked in financial inclusion, youth livelihoods and in thought leadership and innovation. During this time, the Foundation significantly expanded its portfolio in financial inclusion and launched its first challenge fund, the Mastercard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity.
Ann graduated from Drew University with a B.A. in economics and French literature. She currently serves on the board of BRAC, USA.