Malcom Harper has been a professor of enterprise development at Cranfield School of Management, UK since 1995. He holds master’s degrees from both Oxford and Harvard. His research involves methods to alleviate poverty, microfinance, livelihoods, Islamic finance and other related issues. He has worked in India at the Basix Finance Group and is currently the chairman of M-CRIL, an international microfinance and social rating company. His endless work on the topics like self-employment training, microfinance, entrepreneurship, refugee enterprise and many more, has him connected to various NGOs all over the world. He is the director and trustee of institutions like Homeless International, Coventry and APT Enterprise Development.