Frontier financial market leader with 10+ years of high-impact engagement in the fields of banking, payments, telecom and technology in emerging markets. Extensive experience in public sector policy development, private sector partnership and academia.
I am a passionate and innovative professional able to successfully lead projects through co-creation and into implementation. I have undertaken various engagements with clients such as Facebook, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Omidyar Network, USAID, the Better than Cash Alliance, central banks and finance ministries. Former employers include GSMA, World Bank / CGAP, United Nations, Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI), and International Development Law Organization (IDLO).
Among the initiatives that I have conceived and implemented are the RegTech for Regulators Accelerator (R2A), the GSMA’s Code of Conduct for Mobile Money Providers, and the Alliance for Financial Inclusion’s Consumer Empowerment and Market Conduct working group. Currently focused on innovative and inclusive financial ecosystems, digital citizenship, open data and RegTech / SupTech.