Stephen Peachey

Independent Consultant

Stephen Peachey is a former central and savings banker from the UK who has spent the last thirty years working on financial sector development and inclusion across emerging and developing economies. He now focuses on the use of data to better characterize who still needs reaching and what makes the difference between being included rather than excluded from formal finance.


By Stephen Peachey


Good News for Young Women’s Financial Inclusion in East Africa

Young women in East Africa are demanding and using financial services earlier and faster than a decade ago, according to Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation analysis of Findex 2021 and 2011 data. The second blog in our series unpacks these findings.