Olivier Jérusalmy

Former Finance Watch Staff

Olivier was in charge of retail financial services and financial inclusion questions at Finance Watch until early October 2020.

After 8 years of work at Credal a Financial cooperative as credit adviser, he implemented a pilot project of the first personal micro-credit in Belgium. Then, he led The Observatoire du Crédit et de l’Endettement, specialised in consumer credit issues and over-indebtedness. From 2007 to 2018, he worked part time as researcher at Financité on Financial inclusion issues and as director of the European Financial Inclusion Network (EFIN). He joined Finance Watch in June 2018 to reinforce the Retail and Financial inclusion pole and organised the merge of EFIN network into Finance Watch.

Areas of expertise:

  • Financial inclusion
  • Retail finance

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Olivier Jérusalmy

Participated in these publications

Responsible lending and privacy protection: A consumer perspective
Position paper

Responsible lending and privacy protection: A consumer perspective

On 19 October 2020, Finance Watch has published a discussion...
Consultation response on the New European Consumer Agenda
Consultation response

Consultation response on the New European Consumer Agenda

On 6 October 2020, Finance Watch published its response to...
Report

Report “Basic Financial Services”

Finance Watch released a report which identifies a shortlist of...
Consultation response on a new digital finance strategy for Europe / FinTech action plan
Consultation response

Consultation response on a new digital finance strategy for Europe / FinTech action plan

On 26 June 2020, Finance Watch published its response to...
Feedback on the Roadmap for a Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing Action Plan
Consultation response

Feedback on the Roadmap for a Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing Action Plan

Brussels, 11/03/2020 – Finance Watch published today its feedback on...
Financial Exclusion: Making the invisible visible
Report

Financial Exclusion: Making the invisible visible

Brussels, 3 March 2020 – Finance Watch released a report...
Report – Is the human dignity of individual debtors at risk?
Report

Report – Is the human dignity of individual debtors at risk?

New Finance Watch report provides evidence for the need to...
What makes credit so risky? A consumer perspective
Report

What makes credit so risky? A consumer perspective

Finance Watch’s research paper on consumer credit and its contribution...
Consultation response on the Evaluation of the Consumer Credit Directive
Consultation response

Consultation response on the Evaluation of the Consumer Credit Directive

On 8 April 2019, Finance Watch responded to a public consultation of...
Towards inclusive, safe and sustainable financial services for consumers
Policy brief

Towards inclusive, safe and sustainable financial services for consumers

On 8 April 2019, Finance Watch published its blueprint on...
Insurance and discrimination: Guaranteeing full and equal access to basic insurance
Policy brief

Insurance and discrimination: Guaranteeing full and equal access to basic insurance

Finance Watch publishes new policy brief „Insurance and Discrimination –...
Financial Inclusion – Bibliography
Position paper

Financial Inclusion – Bibliography

This page collects elements of bibliography on financial inclusion. Most...
Policy brief

Finance Watch Policy brief on Remittances

Finance Watch welcomes the Review of EU’s regulation on cross-border payments by...
Unfair Lending Practices and Toxic Loans
Position paper

Unfair Lending Practices and Toxic Loans

[This page was originally published on www.fininc.eu. To learn more...
Indicators to monitor over-indebtedness
Position paper

Indicators to monitor over-indebtedness

[This page was originally published on www.fininc.eu. To learn more...
Early detection and constructive response about households financial difficulties
Position paper

Early detection and constructive response about households financial difficulties

[This page was originally published on www.fininc.eu. To learn more...
SAVINGS – EU countries mapping – Summary report 2014
Report

SAVINGS – EU countries mapping – Summary report 2014

[This page was originally published on www.fininc.eu. To learn more...
Financial inclusion and new means of payment
Position paper

Financial inclusion and new means of payment

Qualitative review in five European countries – May 2013: Study commissioned...
Consultation on bank account
Consultation response

Consultation on bank account

[This page was originally published on www.fininc.eu. To learn more...

Areas of expertise:

  • Financial inclusion
  • Retail finance