Emma Stanton


Social Impact, India

Emma manages the Center for Inclusive Growth’s flagship program in India, working with implementation partners and the business to drive sustainable economic growth for MSMEs, women, and farmers across the Indian sub-continent.

Emma has over 5 years of experience in retail banking, digital payments, and loyalty and rewards. She is a strategist who loves telling stories, solving complex problems, and collaborating with partners. Prior to joining Mastercard, Emma held various roles at the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), Canada’s largest bank, managing RBC’s premium travel credit card, forging innovative loyalty partnerships with large Canadian merchants, and supporting strategy development across various lines of business.

Emma holds a BA from McGill University and a Master of Global Affairs from the Munk School at the University of Toronto.