AFRO-ASIA FINTECH FESTIVAL
NAIROBI ONLINE CITY

DECEMBER 7-9, 2020 Nairobi, Kenya

About The Event Press Release

About The Event

The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) is hosting the Afro-Asia FinTech Festival (AAFF) Nairobi Online City on December 7-9, 2020, as part of the Singapore Fintech Festival (SFF) 2020. Given the prevailing pandemic, SFF has taken a hybrid format whereby digital and physical events will run simultaneously at different locations worldwide.

The SFF, organized by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), takes place from December 7-11, 2020. The AAFF Nairobi Online City features renown speakers from across the globe as well as financial sector players, Fintechs, investors, Government institutions, students and academia.

Theme:“People and Talent: Harnessing Collaboration in Pursuit of Resilience and Growth Post COVID-19.”

Contacts

FinTech @ centralbank.go.ke

@AfroAsiaFintech

Schedule/Attendance

Process

Date

SFF Summit

CBK Theme

Key Messages

December 7, 2020

Economic Summit

Economic Recovery

  • Economic recovery from effects of the pandemic.
  • Building resilience against shocks.

December 8, 2020

Talent Summit

Fintech People and Ecosystem

  • FinTech Showcase by Hackathon finalists.
  • Resilience of fintechs during the pandemic.
  • Demo of fintech solutions.
  • Managing relationships with regulators and incumbents.

December 9, 2020

Impact Summit

Sustainable Finance

  • Green and sustainable finance.
  • Financial inclusion – effects of the pandemic and how to forge forward.
  • Responsible technology.

Register for the SFF 2020 Digital Pass to access all SFF channels 24 hours a day for the 5 five days, including the Nairobi Online City.

Register for your Digital Pass https://www.gevme.com/SFFxSWITCH2020/?promo=SFFXSWITCH_KENYA

Speakers

Our Event Speakers

Patrick Njoroge

Dr. Patrick Njoroge

Governor Central Bank of Kenya

Dr. Vera Songwe

Dr. Vera Songwe

Executive Secretary, UN Economic Commission for Africa

Sopnendu Mohanty

Sopnendu Mohanty

Chief FinTech Officer, MAS

Dr. Matthew Gamser

Matthew Gamser

CEO, SME Finance Forum (IFC)

Joshua Oigara

Joshua Oigara

KCB Group CEO & MD

Peter Ndegwa

Peter Ndegwa

CEO, Safaricom PLC

Ronald Raffensperger

Ronald Raffensperger

Senior Transformation Expert, Financial Industry, Huawei Technologies

James Mwangi

Dr. James Mwangi

Equity Group CEO & MD

Tamara Cook

Tamara Cook

CEO, FSD Kenya

Lesly Goh

Lesly Goh

Fellow, Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) and former CTO, World Bank Group

Nandini Harihareswara

Nandini Harihareswara

Senior Advisor, UNCDF

Cynthia Wandia

Cynthia Wandia

CEO, Kwara

Stanley Munyao

Stanley Munyao

CEO, Musoni Microfinance

Amolo Ng'weno

Amolo Ng'weno

CEO, BFA Global

Anzetse Were

Anzetse Were

Economist, FSD Kenya

Yuko Kawai

Yuko Kawai

Senior Researcher, Japan Digital Design Inc.

Sasha Vieira

Sasha Vieira

Head of Incubator, Standard Bank Mozambique

Anne-Marie Chidzero

Anne-Marie Chidzero

Chief Investment Officer, Financial Sector Deepening Africa (FSD Africa)

Dr. Dennis Ng

Dr. Dennis Ng

Adjunct Faculty, Singapore Management University and External Advisor, Bain and Company

Robert Nyamu

Robert Nyamu

Partner and Technology Consulting Leader, EY East Africa

Nanjira Sambuli

Nanjira Sambuli

Tech x Public Policy Researcher and Analyst

Wyckliffe Shamiah

Wyckliffe Shamiah

Chief Executive, Capital Markets Authority

Juliana Rotich

Juliana Rotich

Venture Partner, Entrepreneur

Gerald Kasimu

Gerald Kasimu

Head of Advisory, KPMG East Africa

Jack Ngare

Jack Ngare

MD, Microsoft Africa Development Center

Nita Omanga

Nita Omanga

Assistant Director, Banking & Payment Services, and Head of the Digital Payments Division

Otto Williams

Otto Williams

Head Strategic Partnerships, Fintechs and Ventures for Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (CEMEA), Visa

Kennedy Mubita

Kennedy Mubita

Africa Region Head, SC Ventures

Chen Zhentao

Chen Zhentao

Director, FSI, Southern Africa Region, Huawei

Angela Mwirigi

Angela Mwirigi

Director, Digital Financial Services, KCB Bank

Urvi Patel

Urvi Patel

Partner, Risk Advisory, Deloitte

Mwaura Ndichu

Mwaura Ndichu

Co-Founder & Director, WapiPay PTE Ltd

Peter Gitau

Peter Gitau

COO-East Africa, Standard Chartered Bank

Michael Mbuthia

Michael Mbuthia

Project Lead, Rwanda National Digital Payment Platform

Faith Nkatha Gitonga

Faith Nkatha Gitonga

Country Manager, Cellulant Kenya Ltd

 Jo Ann Barefoot

Jo Ann Barefoot

CEO & Founder, Alliance for Innovative Regulation

 Kennedy Komba

Kennedy Komba

Director, Strategy and Financial Inclusion Policy, Alliance for Financial Inclusion

 Mutheu Khimulu

Mutheu Khimulu

Cybersecurity, Counterterrorism & Crisis Management Lawyer

 Jason Bowers

Jason Bowers

Emerging Markets Director, ECEMEA, Oracle

 Isaac Kibere

Isaac Kibere

Senior Legal Counsel, Financial Services, Safaricom

Jesman Chonzi

Jesman Chonzi

Principal Investment Officer FIG East Africa, IFC

Kaye Brathwaite

Kaye Brathwaite

Chief Executive Officer, Invest Barbados

Yvonne Okwara

Yvonne Okwara

Senior Journalist, Kenya

Debarl Inea

Debarl Inea

Broadcast Journalist/Procurement Specialist

Eddie Ndichu

Eddie Ndichu

Co-Founders & CEO, WapiPay PTE Ltd

Achim Steiner

Achim Steiner

Administrator, UNDP

Dr. Bright Gameli Mawudor

Dr. Bright Gameli Mawudor

Head, Managed Cyber Security Services, Dimension Data East Africa

Fintech Showcase Speaker

Our Event Speakers

James Karanja Maina

James Karanja Maina

Founder and IT Director, Zavora Technologies

Javan Owino

Javan Owino

Founder, Blue ICT Solutions

Seroney Memba

Seroney Memba

Founder Mobivocha & Chairman, Nairobi Fintech Group

Martin Kiyeng

Martin Kiyeng

Founder & COO, Last Mile Medicine

Ryan Mbagaya

Ryan Mbagaya

Managing Partner, Ryken Business Intelligence

Ali Youssouf

Ali Youssouf

Founder & CEO, Kouran Jabo

David Alozie

David Alozie

Founder, Finaclusion

Kelvin Mbue

Kelvin Mbue

Founder, The Guarantee Company

 Warioba

Martin Warioba

Founder, Fundi247

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