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Jeremy Gray

Jeremy leads the resilience team and he is focused on better understanding how to improve the resilience of both individuals and enterprises across the developing world and on working with both the public and private sector to achieve this. Jeremy has a particular interest in the role of policymakers and regulators in improving the role of the financial sector to meet individuals’ financial needs and on how insurers can deliver better solutions to SMEs to more effectively build their resilience.

He has conducted and managed research across a range of content areas throughout the developing world, including market diagnostics (financial inclusion and insurance) and discrete project work in the areas of insurance, retail payments, the measurement of financial inclusion and regulating for innovation.  

Recent highlights 
  • Supporting governments to develop their financial systems and developing and supporting market development strategies to improve insurance for MSMEs in Africa.
  • Leading the Digital economy diagnostic in Senegal to unpack priority value chains and identify key opportunities to enhance employment generation, through the greater adoption of digital technology
  • Conducting regulatory implementation to identify and implement regulatory tools and processes to responsibly regulate for innovation
  • Master’s in economics (cum laude), University of Kwa Zulu-Natal
  • BSocSci (hons) in economics, University of Cape Town
  • BSocSci (PPE), University of Cape Town

Recent Content by Jeremy Gray
Insurance supervisors’ responses to COVID-19
Importance of insurance amplified by COVID-19 pandemic  The COVID-19 pandemic const...
MSME resilience in Ghana
In sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) make vital contributions to growth, emplo...
Digitalisation to improve food supply chain efficiency
Can digital platforms transform first mile food logistics in Africa?  ...
The complexity of partnering to provide microinsurance
A case study on Turaco and Fenix International in Uganda  Generally, health in...