Ivan Mortimer-Schutts is Regional Leader for Retail Payments and Mobile Banking in East Asia. Ivan is a specialist in financial services development, with business and policy experience, having worked in the private sector, in economic and regulatory policy and with Microfinance NGOs. Ivan joined the IFC from BNP Paribas, where he led retail and mobile banking strategy and development initiatives for emerging markets. Also at BNP Paribas, he led implementation of new European financial market legislation for the Group Compliance Team. Prior to that he was in charge of financial sector regulatory studies for the Groupe d’Economie Mondiale, led operational business developments for a pan-European start-up in on-line retail brokerage services and was a consultant with E&Y Germany to investment banks. Ivan has a BSc (Econ) from the London School of Economics and an MPhil in International Economics from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (Science Po).