Benjamin Mazzotta, PhD is a Senior Social Science Researcher at BFA Global. He leads research in financial health across multiple geographies, including Africa, Latin America, and Asia. He served on the working group for financial health at the office of the United Nations Secretary General’s special advocate for inclusive financial development (O/UNSGSA), where he co-authored a technical note on measurement. Ben leads quantitative and multi-methods research for BFA Global. Selected research interests include the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on financial resilience; the economics of digital payments; lean data on social impact; user research in rural value chains; digital finance for climate resilience; and a target product profile (TPP) for inclusive finance. Trained as a political scientist, he also holds certificates in data science and complex systems. He is a CEME Senior Fellow at Tufts University and a Fellow of the United States-Japan Leadership Program (USJLP). He lives and works in Cambridge, Massachusetts.