Milken Institute Summit - London 2014
Co-Founder and Partner, LeapFrog Investments
Jim Roth is co-founder and partner of LeapFrog Investments, which is globally recognized as a pioneer of insurance and related financial services to emerging consumers in both Asia and Africa. He co-leads the firm's European office and South Asia investments, and has served on LeapFrog's investment committees since its inception. Previously, he held senior leadership or advisory roles with The Microinsurance Centre, ILO, Allianz, AIG, KfW and ADB. Roth has also authored and co-authored numerous books, reports and publications, including the first manual on "Making Insurance Work for Microfinance Institutions" and the original "Landscape of Microinsurance in the World's 100 Poorest Countries." Roth holds a Ph.D. in financial services for low-income clients from the University of Cambridge.