Jitendra works as Global Director, Program Design-Housing Finance System with Habitat for Humanity's Terwilliger Center for Innovation in Shelter. He supports financial institutions to develop, test, and scale affordable housing finance solutions, develops global advisory solutions, manages portfolio relationships, and drives the regional strategy and growth of the work with financial institutions. He also manages Habitat's MicroBuild Fund, the first housing-focused microfinance investment vehicle dedicated to helping low-income families. He works closely with the fund manager and is responsible for its strategy and operations. He has 13 years of experience in advisory, consulting, and investment services in the financial inclusion sector, focusing on thematic areas of microfinance, digital financial services, and housing finance. Jitendra has worked with over 70 financial intermediaries in 12 countries across Asia and Africa. He has supported financial institutions on a broad range of topics, including strategy, risk, operations, digital transformation, products, and delivery channels. Before joining Habitat for Humanity, Jitendra was a manager for the inclusive finance and banking domain at MicroSave Consulting, where he led and delivered several consulting assignments across Asia and Africa, including a two-year full-time stint in Indonesia. Jitendra has rich experience in establishing financial institutions from scratch using sophisticated policies, procedures, and technology.Jitendra has a master's degree in Development Management, an undergraduate degree in Commerce, and a professional certificate in Financial Modeling and Valuation Analyst (FMVA). Jitendra is currently pursuing a Diploma in Green Finance from the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management, Germany.