Senior Associate Financial Services Global Counsel
Dr Desné Masie is an
economist and thought leader in international economics and financial markets,
specialising in fintech and policy. She has held senior roles in academia,
media and finance in the UK and South Africa. At Global Counsel, I specialise in
the regulation of cross-border financial services and financial technologies.
She is a fellow in international political economy at the Wits School of
Governance, a world-leading public policy school. She has also lectured public
economics and legal aspects of international finance at Wits and SOAS. She has
written for a range of financial media, including the Financial Mail, the Guardian,
International Business Times and Forbes Africa. She was named in Innovate
Finance’s 2017 Women in Fintech Powerlist for work on financial services.