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Jim Roth

Co-Founder and Partner

Dr Jim Roth co-founded LeapFrog Investments in 2007, a $1 billion impact investment fund.

Today LeapFrog supports financial services businesses that transform the lives of 111 million people across Africa and Asia. For more than 25 years, Jim has been instrumental in altering the insurance landscape in Africa and Asia. He is recognised as a global leader in the provision of financial services to emerging consumers.

Prior to LeapFrog he worked for the United Nations, pioneering insurance distribution to the emerging consumer and then went on to consult to some of the worlds largest insurers including Allianz and AIG.

He completed his PhD at Cambridge University on the transformative role of financial services in emerging markets.

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  • LeapFrog co-founder and co-lead South Asia
  • Global leader in provision of financial services to emerging consumers
  • A PhD from Cambridge, much-published author and influential advisor to major private sector and NGO organisations
 
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