Tara Nathan

Executive Vice-President, Humanitarian and Development, Mastercard

Tara Nathan is EVP for the Humanitarian & Development sector at Mastercard. In this role, she leads the company’s strategy to develop and scale products & solutions for the Base of the Pyramid. Tara’s team is dedicated to creating an ecosystem that streamlines access to education, health, commerce, and other vital services for the most vulnerable communities, and driving commercially sustainable social impact.

Prior to this role, Ms. Nathan served as chief executive officer of Mobile Payment Solutions, a Mastercard/Smart Hub, Inc. joint venture.

Before joining Mastercard, Ms. Nathan headed Citigroup’s cross-sell business and also held various management roles across Citigroup’s retail banking business. Prior to this, Ms. Nathan was a diplomat in the U.S. Foreign Service serving posts in Taiwan, Japan and China.

She earned a BSFS from the Georgetown School of Foreign Service and an MBA from The Wharton School of Business.

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