Ivo Jenik has been working with CGAP's policy team since 2015. Among other things, he leads work on regulatory innovation and capacity building for policy makers, including research on crowdfunding and innovation facilitators such as regulatory sandboxes. He also leads training activities on regulation and supervision of digital financial services. Ivo is a lawyer with international practice. Previously, he worked with the Responsible Financial Access team at the World Bank, where he specialized in financial consumer protection and alternative dispute resolution, providing technical assistance to client countries across continents and regions (including Indonesia, Malaysia, South Africa, Zambia, and many more).
Ivo has 10 years of experience in finance. Before joining the World Bank, Ivo was head of the Collective Investment Department of the Czech Financial Ombudsman. He also worked in the private sector. Ivo holds master degree in law from Columbia Law School in New York and Charles University in Prague.