Elizabeth L. Littlefield

Elizabeth is the Senior Counselor at Albright Stonebridge Group where she draws on decades of experience in private sector investments to help their clients navigate the global marketplace.

Elizabeth Littlefield is an American financial executive who served as the Chair, President, and CEO of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC)—the development finance institution of the U.S. government. Earlier in her career, she spent 17 years at JP Morgan and was in charge of the capital markets and financing across Africa, the Middle East, Eastern, and Central Europe, and the former Soviet Union. Elizabeth has also been the Director of the World Bank and CEO of the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP).

Posts by Elizabeth L. Littlefield

Financial Crisis Impact on MFIs and their Clients Part 2

In this video series-2, Elizabeth Littlefield, CEO, CGAP, takes the discussion further on Financial Crisis and its impact on MFIs. She explains why MFIs cannot fail and why in some markets MFIs need to distinguish itself from mainstream profit maximising consumer credit. She further explains the important role CGAP plays in dealing with the crisis.

Financial Crisis Impact on MFIs and their Clients Part 1

In this video series-1, Elisabeth Littlefield, CEO, CGAP, talks about financial crisis within microfinance industry and its impact on MFIs and their clients. Elisabeth highlights that the food crisis coupled with oil crisis has resulted in the fall in financial condition of microfinance borrowers. She notes that due to the crisis remittances were going down […]