Chrissy Martin Meier

Chrissy Martin Meier has 10 years of experience in inclusive digital financial services. Now working as a consultant, she is leading the design and development of RELAY, a new fintech data solution from MIX, as well as supporting G2Px, an initiative of the World Bank and the Gates Foundation that aims to maximize the long-term benefits of cash transfers. She has worked with CGAP on several issues including the financial inclusion of forcibly displaced persons, collaborative customer due diligence, and last-mile agent networks. Ms. Martin Meier has specific experience integrating digital solutions into agriculture, humanitarian response, and resilience programs. She started her career launching the first mobile money product in Haiti with the mobile network operator Digicel. Since, She has served as the customer experience manager at the social enterprise Zoona and as senior digital finance specialist with USAID’s Digital Development team.

By Chrissy Martin Meier


Humanitarian Cash Transfers and Financial Inclusion

This Working Paper presents the cases of Jordan and Lebanon in leveraging aid delivery and highlights some of the key challenges these actors face in linking cash transfers to financial inclusion more broadly.

Beyond KYC Utilities: Collaborative Customer Due Diligence

CGAP has developed a typology to help policy makers and financial service providers evaluate the financial inclusion potential of a new range of collaborative approaches to customer due diligence to combat money laundering and terror financing.

How E-Commerce Is Transforming the Idea of the Rural Agent

E-commerce doesn't come up very often in conversations about agent networks for digital financial services - but it should.

Collaborative Customer Due Diligence: New Ways Forward

Financial services providers, regulators and financial intelligence agencies around the world are working more closely together on customer due diligence, often with the help of new technologies. How can financial inclusion benefit?

6 Things You May Not Know About Biometrics

Biometrics are likely the future of identification and identity verification, but it's important to understand their strengths and limitations to ensure they advance financial inclusion.