Peter Zetterli

Peter Zetterli

Senior Financial Sector Specialist, Inclusive Markets

Based in Dar es Salaam, Peter Zetterli oversees CGAP's work in developing inclusive digital payments ecosystems across six focus countries in Africa. He has been particularly involved in Ghana and Tanzania, working with policy makers and businesses on regulating and supervising digital financial services, exploring data analytics for decision-making, using behavioral economics to drive digital savings, promoting and utilizing the digitization of retail payments, leveraging mobile channels for microinsurance, overcoming the rural distribution gap in agent networks and using digital channels for government benefit transfers to low-income households.

Prior to CGAP, he spent seven years with the United Nations promoting financial inclusion and private sector development in Sierra Leone and China, where he managed the UNDP microfinance program and tried to jumpstart Chinese mobile financial services as early as 2008. Peter holds a Master's degree in Development Economics and speaks four languages, including French and Mandarin.