Jackie Kitiibwa, FSD Uganda
Jackie Kitiibwa is the Digital Economy Lead at Financial Sector Deepening (FSD) Uganda – working with regulators, policymakers and the private sector to formulate and enhance policies and laws and promote the development of robust financial markets infrastructure that facilitate inclusive growth. Jackie is a financial sector specialist with over 15 years experience in digital financial inclusion, payments, and financial market infrastructure. She has led and supported capacity building initiatives in 14 countries in Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA). She also worked as the Head of the Central Securities Depository and the Head of Payment Systems Oversight at the Bank of Uganda. She has supported countries in ESA to formulate and implement financial services’ policies and technologies and has participated in regional payment systems harmonisation initiatives in the EAC and SADC. Jackie holds a master’s degree in Economics and Financial Economics from the University of Nottingham, UK and a Bachelor of Statistics from Makerere University Kampala, Uganda.