Martina Wiedmaier-Pfister is a Policy and Regulation Consultant with over 30 years of professional experience in financial systems development. She holds a Master Degree in Business Administration and advises national, regional and global projects or international development agencies, as well as central banks and supervisory authorities. She has carried out numerous assignments in Africa, Latin America and Asia, focusing on the regulatory sphere and on market development strategies of inclusive finance including insurance. She was a long-term expert for GIZ in Asia and Latin-America for eight years. She is the author of policy papers, feasibility studies and evaluations, technical studies and country diagnostics on access to finance, gender-responsible insurance, agricultural and climate risk insurance and regulatory impact studies.