Dr. Daryl Collins is the CEO and Founder of Decodis (www.decodis.com), a social research firm that creates tech-led, customized data capture and analysis to elevate the voices of vulnerable populations. She is the author of the acclaimed Portfolios of the Poor and a pioneer working at the intersection of finance and human vulnerability. Over the past 25 years, Dr. Collins has built a broad portfolio of work with social businesses, foundations, bilateral donors, and governments. Her work is grounded in a deep understanding of the financial lives of individuals through the execution of Financial Diaries studies in over 10 countries.
Dr. Collins spent the last decade as Managing Director and CEO of BFA Global, a niche financial inclusion consulting practice.
She holds a B.Sc. and an M.Sc. in economics from the London School of Economics and a Ph.D. from New York University.