Maria Kristina Hidalgo
Senior Financial Sector Officer, South Asia Department, Asian Development Bank

Kristina has implemented projects in Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, and Maldives with a focus on financial inclusion, micro, small and medium-sized enterprise development, tax administration reform with IT systems enhancements, infrastructure financing, and public sector management. Prior to her current role, she worked as an analyst in ADB's Private Sector Operations Department. 

Case Study

Business support infrastructure, access to finance, and information technologies empowered small businesses and generated opportunities for women and youth in Maldives.