Juan Carlos Izaguirre currently leads CGAP’s responsible digital credit work and provides regulatory/supervisory expertise to CGAP’s responsible digital finance ecosystems and supply-side gender-disaggregated data work. Previously, he led CGAP’s work on digital finance supervision, market monitoring, and outcomes-focused consumer protection. He has over 20 years of experience in digital financial inclusion, consumer protection, deposit insurance, and prudential regulation and supervision. He has worked with authorities and standard setters, including the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, to develop and adopt responsible financial inclusion policy, regulation, and supervision. He has also led supervision training with Toronto Centre, Digital Frontiers Institute, Financial Stability Institute, and Boulder Institute of Microfinance.
Before joining CGAP, Juan Carlos co-founded the World Bank’s Global Program on Financial Consumer Protection, where he co-authored Good Practices for Financial Consumer Protection, and led technical assistance for over 20 countries. Previously, he was a prudential and conduct supervisor at Peru's Superintendence of Banking, Insurance, and Private Pensions.
Juan Carlos holds master’s degrees in international relations and public administration from Syracuse University, and a master’s in finance from Universidad del Pacífico of Peru. He served for ten years on the Board of GLOBE, the World Bank’s resource group for LGBT+ employees and allies.