Ms. Josien Sluijs has been active in the field of inclusive finance for over 15 years. In her current position as Director of NpM, she is responsible for the representation of the Dutch Inclusive Finance sector and she facilitates cooperation, knowledge development and sharing amongst the members of NpM. Before her current position, she held a senior position at Rabo Development. She was responsible for restructuring Rural Banks in the Middle East and Asia. She was also responsible for different advisory trajectories for international organisations, such as the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and research projects with regard to Value Chain Finance. Other functions she held at Rabobank International were Project Manager Securitization and Credit Structurer Food and Agribusiness. For the World Food Programme (WFP) in India, she carried out an evaluation and advised the WFP on the Mother and Child programme.