2018 Forum programme

Ms. Laura Munoz
Ms. Laura Munoz

Engagement Manager
Centre for Financial Regulation and Incl usion - CENFRI
South Africa

Biography

Laura Munoz is an Engagement Manager at Cenfri. She manages Cenfri’s payments portfolio covering remittances, payments ecosystems and digital fiat currencies. She has worked on financial inclusion for the past 13 years.

Prior to working with Cenfri, she has worked as an independent consultant on digital finance, specialised on agent banking, credit scoring and mobile money and itslink to financial inclusion, for clients such as IFC, UNCDF and ILO. She has been the Business Development Director for Microcred Senegal, in charge among others of developing new products, including PAYG for solar systems, credit scoring loans, and advising on the agent banking strategy.

She has also been technical advisor for UNCDF for a programme called YouthStart, aimed at supporting MFIs at developing, pilot testing and rolling out savings products for youth. Laura holds a Master’s in international business administration from the Centre of Economic and Commercial studies in Spain.