Dr Jody Delichte

International development consultant

Dr. Jody Delichte is an international development consultant with expertise in programme design and management, research, and communications.

She has over 25 years of experience leading innovative global programmes in the ICT and telecoms sector for organisations such as HP, Verifone, Nortel Networks, and the GSMA, as well as co-founding and developing mobile and FinTech start-up companies.

More recently, she bridged her ICT and telecoms experience with her passion for development to help shape the Mobile for Development landscape, with emphasis on ensuring the underserved are included digitally and financially, and have access to life enhancing value-added services in areas such as health, agriculture, utilities, and insurance.

Jody’s work spans four continents, with recent projects across Africa in youth entrepreneurship, employment creation, and livelihoods development at the bottom-of-the-pyramid.