Jason Lamb is a deputy director on the Financial Services for the Poor team. He works with strategic partners and standard setting bodies to improve the poor’s access to digital financial services.
Prior to joining the Gates Foundation in November 2009, Jason spent 6 years at Washington Mutual Bank (now Chase) where he managed the Consumer Checking portfolio, product strategy, and team. In addition, he spent time managing the operational risk strategy for the retail bank and as an organizational consultant to the Executive Committee and their teams. Jason gained experience in the financial institutions sector during his seven years at McKinsey & Company, where he spent time advising banks in Central and Eastern Europe, Africa and North America. He was a founding member of the McKinsey Budapest office. Jason holds a BA in Economics and History from the University of California, Davis and an MBA from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.