Ezgi Uçaner-Flor is a digital associate expert for MSA, based in Seattle USA. She holds a Master of International Affairs degree with a focus on Economic and Political Development from Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs in New York, and a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and International Relations from Bogazici Universitesi in Istanbul, Türkiye. She is also a Certified Chartered Digital Finance Practitioner (Digital Frontiers Institute), and is an accomplished financial sector and economic development professional. Her particular expertise is in designing, implementing, and managing innovative financial solutions to provide financial access to lower-income populations. She has been involved with operational, regulatory, risk management, and research aspects of the financial inclusion process with key institutions across numerous countries in East and West Africa, Central Asia, MENA, and Latin America.