Ben Taylor

United Kingdom
Springfield Centre
Senior Consultant

Ben Taylor is a Senior Consultant at the Springfield Centre where he leads the research component of their work. He has extensive academic and advisory experience across a range of disciplines including economics, political economy, market development, agriculture, merit goods and basic services. He has global experience across six continents and specialises in sub-Saharan Africa.

Ben has assisted in the development and refinement of new concepts in private sector development included the making markets work for the poor (M4P) approach. He also has experience in developing and implementing new approaches to monitoring and evaluation of development projects and is leading multiple innovative longitudinal impact assessments. Recent market development projects involve PEPE, LIFT, Samarth, KMAP, Grow, Prisma, CGAP’s financial inclusion projects, Katalyst, and SAGCOT.