Rupert Scofield is a social entrepreneur, author, podcast presenter and speaker. He began his career as a Peace Corps volunteer in Guatemala where he served as a credit officer to an agricultural cooperative where he provided $50 loans to 800 subsistence farmers. He worked as an advisor to agrarian unions in Latin America and after that as a consultant to numerous international organizations including the UN Capital Development Fund. In 1984, he co-founded FINCA, serving as its President and CEO, a position he holds to this day. He holds a B.A. from Brown University, M.A.s in Public Policy and Agricultural Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and an Honorary degree from the University of Roehampton in London. He is the author of The Social Entrepreneur’s Handbook: How to Start, Build and Run a Business that Improves the World (McGraw-Hill, 2011), Default to Bold: Anatomy of a Turnaround (Amazon, 2018) and two novels. He is presenter of the The Social Enterprise Podcast. He was an All-American Lacrosse player in 1971 and lives with his family in upstate New York.