Brad Jones is the Chief Executive Officer of Wave Money, a fintech joint venture owned by Telenor Group, First Myanmar Investments (FMI) and Yoma Bank. Brad is an experienced executive specializing in digital finance, mobile money and business transformation in developing markets, including Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
Previously Brad headed mobile money and innovation for Visa in Asia Pacific, the Middle East, North & West Africa and Pakistan. He has also been a retail payments and mobile money consultant to World Bank Group and Grameen Foundation, working in a variety of markets including the Philippines, Indonesia, Bangladesh and China. Prior to Visa, Brad was the founding Managing Director of Wing Cambodia, the first bank-led mobile money deployment in Asia. Brad has worked in financial services for fifteen years, and is well known in the emerging payments and mobile money industry as a delivery focused executive.
Brad holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Griffith University in Australia, and post-graduate business qualifications from the University of Queensland.