Deputy Director, Financial Services for the Poor
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
DX Connect: Digital Engagement
In countries and regions throughout Africa, interoperability between digital financial services has surged from a worthy goal to an active reality, leapfrogging traditional banking infrastructures in the process. These digital financial services have brought financial inclusion to a tipping point. To connect services for low-cost, seamless, real-time payments means deliberate and collaborative action across sectors. Kosta Peric, Deputy Director, Financial Services for the Poor at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, speaks about how inclusive growth requires inclusive action between governments, regulators, and commercial providers.