Speaker Susie LONIE


Susie is one of the creators of the M-PESA money transfer service. She developed and ran the M-PESA pilot in Kenya then redeveloped this system to be suitable for national launch. She facilitated the launch of M-PESA in several other countries and led a team to identify the technical and commercial requirements for interconnection with conventional financial services. M-PESA currently has over 20 million active customers and there are now around 250 similar services operating in over 80 countries.

In 2010 Susie was the co-winner of “The Economist Innovation Award for Social and Economic Innovation” for her work on M-PESA.

As an independent consultant Susie has worked with clients from across the globe. Her expertise covers all aspects of providing digital financial services to the unbanked in emerging markets from strategic and commercial evaluation to product proposition, functional design, user experience, and operational procedures.

Office :
Mobile payments consultants
Organization :
SJL Consulting Services Ltd
Country :
United Kingdom