Ros Grady

LL.B (Adelaide), B.Ec (ANU), MPA (Harvard)

Ros Grady is an international consultant with over forty years of private and public sector experience in international financial sector regulatory frameworks and related policy reform initiatives. Ros has a particular focus on digital financial inclusion and consumer protection. She gained experience most recently with the World Bank and previously at the global law firm King & Wood Mallesons, and with the Australian Government as a commercial law policy specialist. Prior to moving to the World Bank she was Conjoint Professor and CEO of the Centre for International Finance and Regulation at the University of NSW, and Adjunct Professor at the University of Sydney. Ros has qualifications in law and economics, and a 2010 Master of Public Administration from Harvard.

Ros has worked on projects relating to a wide range of developing and emerging economies, including in Africa, South-East Asia, and the Pacific. Her consultancy clients have included the World Bank, the Better Than Cash Alliance, the United Nations Development Programme, the Asian Development Bank and the Toronto Centre – Global Leadership in Financial Supervision. Private sector clients included leading banking and other financial services entities as well as banking industry bodies. Ros was a lead drafter of the G20 High-Level Principles for Digital Financial Inclusion (2016) and the Better Than Cash Alliance Responsible Digital Payments Guidelines (2016).

International experience

Ros has broad international experience in advising on financial sector policies and regulatory frameworks.

Countries include: Australia, Azerbaijan, China, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Fiji, Georgia, Indonesia, Malawi, Maldives, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Rwanda, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Tanzania, USA, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

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