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Alfred Hannig

Alfred Hannig

Executive Director at Alliance for Financial Inclusion
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Bio A member of the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) Board of Directors. Promotes the essential role of financial inclusion policy for the health of both the unbanked and the global economic system. Career History As Executive Director, Dr. Hannig has overseen the growth of AFI from an organization with a few enthusiastic members into a global network of over 110 institutions.



The Missing Link: Effective Market Conduct for Financial Inclusion Technologies

20 Sep 2018

I recall a conversation in the wake of the global financial crisis, at the end of 2008. We had just begun to disseminate the idea to create a global financial inclusion peer learning network among potential partners and stakeholders. At the time, a representative from a multilateral organization bluntly asked me: How can you promote financial incl...

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Women’s Financial Inclusion: The Paradigm Shift

19 Mar 2018

Greater access to financial services for women is considered a key enabler for Gender Equality and Women Empowerment, one of the 17 ambitious Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The momentum for financial inclusion of women is indeed increasing and this topic is receiving a growing amount of attention in global debate on economic, social and de...

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FinTech: What is the Promise for Financial Inclusion?

30 Jan 2018

Around the world, emerging financial technology companies (FinTechs) are disrupting the finance industry. They affect how we save, borrow, make payments and transfer money, both domestically and internationally. They can better address customer needs through enhanced accessibility, convenience and tailored products. This impressive success of FinT...