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Regulatory Director, Africa
Brian Muthiora is the Regulatory Specialist for the GSMA Mobile Money Programme, and is based in Nairobi. In this role he provides tailored support to mobile operators in Sub Sahara Africa and MENA regions helping them find solutions to the regulatory barriers inhibiting the growth of their mobile money services and also delivers GSMA’s key messages to regulatory audiences in the region. Brian is a regulatory practitioner with 10 years’ corporate experience spanning converged telecommunications and digital financial services. He joined the GSMA from Safaricom where he spent five years providing legal and regulatory support for M-PESA and contributed to the development of Kenya’s digital financial services regulatory framework. Brian is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and holds LLB and LLM degrees. He is a postgraduate alumnus of Monash University’s Faculty of Law.
Posts by Brian:
An interactive tool to measure the effectiveness of mobile money regulatory frameworks. Over the past decade, mobile money has been a driving force of financial inclusion in ...
Regulatory reform: A conversation with the Bank of Ghana on the journey towards the new Guidelines for E-Money Issuers
On 6th July 2015, the Bank of Ghana published new and progressive Guidelines for E-Money Issuers in Ghana, effectively replacing the 2008 Guidelines for Branchless Banking. The ...
GSMA is pleased to announce the release of a new case study showcasing the journey Kenya has taken towards what the Governor of the Central Bank of Kenya, Prof. Njuguna Ndung’u, ...
Today, GSMA has released a new infographic on how mobile money has contributed to the digitisation of Kenya’s retail payments systems, fostering financial inclusion and the ...
On 15 August the Cabinet Secretary for the National Treasury issued a Legal Notice officially giving life to the National Payment Systems Regulations, 2014. Publication of the ...