Wisdom Alorwuse is a mobile money specialist with over eight years’ experience in mobile financial services and branchless banking, business development, and information technology. Wisdom is an Associate at SIA and program manager for SIA's Agent Quality Management program with the World Bank.
Wisdom started his career working for then Kasapa Telecom and later joined Tigo Cash as Mobile Money Agent Quality Manager, managing agent networks in Volta, Ghana and later in Accra. Embracing his passion for expanding access to mobile money, Wisdom served as Team Leader and Program Manager on several mobile money projects that expanded access to mobile money to rural agricultural communities that have been chronically underserved by the finance sector. In this capacity, he has provided technical assistance to large and medium agribusinesses and aggregators to integrate mobile money into their payment schemes to smallholder farmers. He has supported and led Mobile Money Agent Network development projects in Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
Wisdom has conducted in-country assessments to evaluate investment opportunities and the feasibility of launching or integrating mobile financial services and branchless banking services into rural development. He has also supported financial and non-financial institutions and mobile network operators with the design, implementation, and management of digital financial ecosystems more broadly in the agricultural sector in Ghana.
He holds a Bachelor Degree in Marketing from University of Cape Coast. Wisdom Alorwuse holds Project Management and Investment certification coupled with a certificate in Mobile Money Agents Acceleration from Helix Institute of Digital Finance in Kenya. He was the first Ghanaian to be awarded certificate in Digital Finance from Tufts University under the Digital Frontiers Institute. He is undertaking a Master of Business Administration (MBA) with the University of South Wales, United Kingdom. Wisdom is based in Tamale, Ghana.