26 February - 1 March 2018


Jeffrey Bower

Jeffrey  Bower


Principal & Owner


Bower & Partners Consulting Services


Jeffrey Bower is a digital payments specialist, particularly for emerging economies. As founder of Bower & Partners, Jeffrey and his team enable collaboration in payments to help launch of successful national digitization and financial inclusion initiatives. Jeffrey has demonstrated expertise providing leadership on defining ecosystem approaches to digitization, defining national digital payments strategies and launching national payment programs.

Among others, Jeffrey has advised the World Bank, the Alliance for Financial Inclusion, the United Nations-hosted Better Than Cash Alliance, and a number of corporations including major international banks. He had worked on developing national digital payments schemes with the State Bank of Pakistan; on Peru's national initiative on electronic money known as Modelo Peru; and with Scotiabank on digital payments projects in Haiti, Mexico, Colombia and Peru.

Jeffrey has a Masters in International Relations from the University of Toronto’s Munk Centre for Global Affairs.