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Fintech in East Africa: from Local Incubator to Pan African Hub

Events • Panel Discussion

This event is organised by the British Institute in Eastern Africa

Dr Edward George, Head of the UK Representative Office of Ecobank, will give the keynote speech, concentrating on East Africa as the pathfinder for Fintech innovation in Africa, starting with P2P payments on M-PESA and growing into an array of financial services using digital channels. He will also look at the future for Fintech in East Africa and the rising competition from innovation hubs elsewhere on the continent. 

Chair:
Rt Hon Mark Simmonds

Speakers:
Introduction from Professor Dame Henrietta Moore DBE FBA FAcSS, Director of the Institute of Clobal Prosperity, UCL 
Dr Edward George, Head of the UK Representative Office of Ecobank
Dr Iwa Salami, Senior Lecturer in Financial Law and Regulation, University of East London
Dr Daniel Broby, Senior Lecturer in Finance and Accounting and Director of the Centre for Financial Regulation and Innovation, University of Strathclyde

Booking required.
Please click on 'Book event' to register to attend, or email biea@thebritishacademy.ac.uk.

 

For further information, please contact the British Institute in Eastern Africa on biea@thebritishacademy.ac.uk

 

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