Jim ROTH (Dr)

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Jim ROTH (Dr)

Co-founder and Partner, LeapFrog

Dr. Jim Roth is LeapFrog’s Co-Founder, globally recognised as a pioneer of insurance and related financial services to emerging consumers. He co-leads the firm’s European office and South Asia investments. He has driven landmark investments for the firm and has served on LeapFrog’s Investment Committees since inception. Following his PhD at Cambridge, he held senior leadership or advisory roles with The Microinsurance Centre, ILO, Allianz, AIG, KfW and ADB. He authored or co-authored numerous books, reports and publications, including the first manual on Making Microinsurance Work for MFIs and the original 100 Country Landscape Report on Microinsurance. Over 20 years, Jim has been instrumental in transforming the landscape for insurance to emerging consumers in both Asia and Africa.

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