Njuguna S. Ndung'u
Professor, University of Nairobi
As Governor, he worked with various global networks. He was Chair of the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) in the first four formative years between 2009 and 2012. AFI is a network that develops and encourages its members to adopt financial inclusion policies that work, coordinating financial inclusion solutions in Africa, Asia and Latin America. AFI has been described as a ‘clearing house’ for policy solutions that have worked and can be replicated with ease in other countries for financial inclusion. Prof. Ndung’u also chaired the African Mobile Phone Financial Services Policy Initiative (AMPI), a sub-network of AFI that promotes financial inclusion in Africa via the mobile phone financial services. He has lectured in advanced economic theory and econometrics at the University of Nairobi. In addition, he has published widely in international journals as well as chapters in various books on economic policy issues.
Currently he is a Member of the Brookings Africa Growth Initiative (AGI) Distinguished Advisory Group, and a Member of the Advisory Committee of the Alliance for Financial Inclusion.