Juan Carlos Izaguirre
Juan Carlos Izaguirre is a Financial Sector Specialist with the Global Policy Architecture team at the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP)—a financial inclusion think-tank housed at the World Bank. He is leading work with the Basel Consultative Group’s Financial Inclusion Workstream, and research on deposit insurance for digital finance products, and is member of the OECD Taskforce on Financial Consumer Protection. He joined the World Bank in 2007, where he co-authored the Good Practices for Financial Consumer Protection, and gave advice on financial consumer protection regulation and supervision to authorities in several countries including Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Indonesia, Latvia, Malawi, Nicaragua, South Africa, the Russian Federation, Tajikistan and Zambia. Juan Carlos began his career as a credit risk analyst in the fifth largest bank of Peru, and worked for six years in the Superintendence of Banking, Insurance and Private Pensions of Peru.
Juan Carlos is an Economist with Masters in International Relations and Public Administration from the Maxwell School of Syracuse University, and Master of Finance from Universidad del Pacífico of Peru. He has trained banking and microfinance supervisors, including with the Financial Stability Institute and the Toronto Centre. He is a volunteer financial educator at a Washington, DC non-government organization.