Ahmed Dermish

Ahmed is the Global Technical Specialist at UNCDF’s Mobile Money for the Poor (MM4P), focusing on enabling policy and payment system development for digital financial services across the UNCDF network. Prior to joining MM4P in 2016, he was the Director of Financial Inclusion Policy and Ecosystem Development at Bankable Frontier Associates (BFA). Prior to BFA, Ahmed was a bank supervisor and policy advisor at the Financial Conduct Authority (formally the Financial Services Authority (FSA)) in the UK. He has a Masters in Development Economics from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) and is currently based in Brussels.