William Cook

William Cook

Financial Sector Specialist, Inclusive Markets

William Cook is a member of the Inclusive Markets team. Based in Nairobi, his work focuses on interoperability in digital financial services and helping to frame CGAP’s learning agendas across Africa and Asia. Prior to joining CGAP, William worked as an independent consultant to digital financial services clients across South Asia and the Middle East. He has worked on issues including business models for Over-the-Top (OTT) services, open data, and digital advocacy for refugee populations. He also spent six years with Ernst & Young LLP, working across the firm’s data analytics, advisory, and audit practices serving financial services clients.

William is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). He holds a Master of Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School, a Master of Science in Information Systems from Michigan State University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Michigan State University.