Stefanie Zinsmeyer

Stefanie works at the intersection of technology and sustainability and leads the Emerging Market Sustainability Dialogues’ (EMSD) work on digital economy and digital finance.

Stefanie has 10 years of experience in international development cooperation. She has been working in the international insurance regulatory environment with the Access to Insurance Initiative (A2ii), implementation partner of the global standard-setter for insurance, the IAIS. She led A2ii’s work on digital financial inclusion and was responsible for A2ii’s engagement with funders and G20 policymakers.

Previously she was seconded to BMZ as an advisor to the Africa Personal Representative of the German Chancellor and to the team preparing the German G8 presidency and has worked with GIZ in the area of private sector development. Stefanie also gained private sector experience working for a start-up in the IT-sector. She holds a Master’s degree in Business Economics.