Andrew Johnson

Communications Officer

As a strategic communications specialist, Andrew works with teams across CGAP to develop effective communications strategies. He also contributes to online communications at CGAP, serving as the CGAP blog editor and as host of the Financial Inclusion Frontiers podcast.

Before joining CGAP in 2016, Andrew was a senior communications manager at the international development firm Chemonics, where he provided strategic communication expertise to teams across the company and managed multiple internal and external communication channels. Before that, he served as a technical proposal writer/editor for Chemonics and as a research consultant for Give2Asia, a nonprofit that advises private donors on their philanthropy in Asia.

Andrew has a master’s degree in East Asian Studies from Stanford University and a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Wisconsin - Madison.

By Andrew Johnson

Blog

Top 10 Blog Posts of 2019

The most widely read blog posts of 2019 cover topics like the impact of financial inclusion, how Kenyans really use M-PESA, and more.
Blog

Top 10 Blog Posts of 2018

The most popular posts of 2018 go beyond the hype that often surrounds digital innovations to ask important questions about their applicability and impact on financial inclusion.