Role: Senior Policy Adviser
Team: Private Sector Engagement
Gerry Boyle is CARE International UK's Senior Policy Adviser on Private Sector Engagement. He has previously been Head of Business Relations at Oxfam GB, and before that was a management consultant for 30 years, including being a Consulting Partner at Deloitte and leader of their UK Consumer Business Consulting Team for several years.
He has worked extensively with global blue chip organisations on both mainstream commercial projects and on development issues, with a particular focus on financial inclusion and value chains.
He has an MA in Law from Oxford University and an MSc in Philosophy and Public Policy from LSE.
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New evidence supports the business case for factory owners investing in training female garment workersTuesday, 24 January 2017 16:11
Growing Together report: Guidance to businesses to support them in helping micro-enterprises in their value chains to thriveThursday, 29 September 2016 17:14
A new ILO report on trade agreements which incorporate labour standards points to rising women’s participation in the
CARE’s focus on women’s economic empowerment is based on our belief in women’s rights and the key role that economic empowerment plays in the achievement of those rights, some of them inherent in economic empowerment itself and others to
Are financial institutions in emerging economies adapting their business models fast enough to tap into the market of the currently unbanked? And if not, why
Global value chains can be a powerful lever for empowering women, but companies must identify where women work, must develop a clear gender strategy and must articulate the business case for supporting
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development gender equality strategy: an encouraging start, but where to next?Wednesday, 18 May 2016 11:31
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has just held its Annual Meeting in London, and I was lucky enough to participate in a panel discussion on
IMF research shows the positive impact on poverty and inequality of improving access to financial servicesWednesday, 23 March 2016 12:36
A recent IMF ‘staff paper’ (i.e. this is not the official view of the organisation, but they’re not disagreeing with it either...) provides additional support to CARE’s fight for financial inclusion by showing that four of the dimensions
Banks have clear needs for support in bringing more people living in poverty into the formal financial sector, but the banks could push forward by working more cooperatively with one another in key