Recognising the growth and impact of fintech in the Commonwealth, Central Bank Governors at their meeting in October 2018 endorsed the development of a Commonwealth Fintech Toolkit. The threefold aims of the Toolkit are to (1) provide technical guidance on fintech and fintech applications, including using fintech to achieve development outcomes; (2) provide a framework for creating the enabling environment for fintech, including appropriate legislation, regulation, institutions and policies; and (3) offer capacity development for fintech professionals in government.
About the assignment
The purpose of this consultancy is to assist with meeting the second objective of the Toolkit – to develop guidance on creating an enabling environment for fintech’s development and application.
The successful consultant will have a post graduate degree in a relevant discipline and at least 15 years of experience in financial innovation, financial regulation, technology policy development/regulation or in crowd intelligence. You will have a proven track record in designing, developing and leading digitally-delivered Fintech policy or coursework. You will also have demonstrable experience in working with developing countries on fintech issues as well as knowledge of and work experience in Commonwealth developing states and small states. In addition to this, the successful candidate will have a track-record of authoring and publishing papers/books with reputable publishers.
Please note that we are only able to consider applications from consultants who are Commonwealth citizens or companies registered in a Commonwealth country.
Applications close on 25 December 2019 at 17:00 GMT