Jeremiah is a Deputy Director who has worked with a variety of public- and private-sector stakeholders to promote the development of safe and enabling legal and regulatory frameworks that foster financial inclusion while protecting customers. At the GSMA, Jerry worked with mobile network operators to strengthen the foundations of their mobile money business and build partnerships for the creation of safe, enabling digital ecosystems through implementation of the Code of Conduct for Mobile Money Providers. Prior to joining the GSMA, Jerry advised central banks and international stakeholders on various legal and policy issues related to access to finance. He has worked closely with financial regulators to develop branchless banking and e-money regulations; co-authored a CGAP Focus Note and a digital finance handbook for USAID staff; supported efforts to strengthen microfinance regulation and supervision in the Middle East and North Africa; and analyzed regulatory frameworks for digital financial services and financial inclusion throughout the world. Jerry holds a JD from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, an MA in International Relations from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), and a BSc in Natural Resources from Cornell University. He is proficient in Tagalog and has conversational knowledge of Spanish and French.