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Matthew Ferreira


Matthew’s work focuses on shaping the global AML/CFT space in a manner that creates positive social outcomes, financial inclusion and financial sector development. His experience covers a range of research areas including payments and remittances, access to financial services, KYC innovations, biometrics and financial integrity (AML/CFT).

He currently provides research and guidance to market players on how to comply with international anti-money laundering standards in a manner which facilitates financial inclusion and economic growth. Matthew is particularly interested in issues related to illicit financial flows, CDD regulation, fintech and regtech which relate to AML/CFT.

Prior to Cenfri, he worked in the private sector at a Development Economics Consultancy firm, where he conducted a multitude of feasibility studies, impact assessments, cost-benefit analyses and development strategies in the areas of petrochemicals, renewable energy and construction.

Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in development studies, University of Natal
  • Honours degree (with distinction) in sociology
  • Bachelor of social sciences in economics and sociology, Rhodes University

 


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Recent Content by Matthew Ferreira
Bridging the MSME identification gap
Cenfri and ...
Africa: New toolkit may unlock access to financial services
Hundreds of millions of people globally remain excluded fro...
Identity proofing for COVID-19 recovery
Guidance for regulators, financial service providers and market facilitators Globally,...
De-risking in Africa: Illicit financial flows and regional economic hubs
Recent years have seen large scale de-risking and financial exclusion happening in developing countries, part...
Regional economic hubs in sub-Saharan Africa
Recent years have seen large scale de-risking and financial exclusion happening in developing countries, part...
Digital identity and financial inclusion
How digitising customer due diligence can strengthen providers during COVID-19 and beyond...