Anselm Dannecker joined IFC in 2020. Currently, he works as an Economist at IFC’s Thought Leadership unit where he focusses on digital development and disruptive technologies. Before joining the Thought Leadership team Anselm worked with IFC’s Front Office on several topics, including IFC’s agenda to foster digital infrastructure development in Sub Saharan Africa.
Anselm’s prior career has spanned entrepreneurship and public service. He has co-founded a payments venture focusing on digital inclusion in the rural Philippines, has advanced banking and financial market regulation working at the German central bank and has served as an economic adviser to the financial policy spokesperson of the Green Group in the German Parliament.
Anselm holds an appointment as a Teaching Fellow at Harvard University’s Economics Department.