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Jamie M. Zimmerman

Interim Deputy Director of Digital Connectivity

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

MaryStella Simiyu

Program Officer

Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria

Chris Burns

Chief Digital Development Officer (CDDO)


Dr Ronda Zelezny-Green

Program Director of the Capacity Accelerator Network (CAN)

Anatol Monid

Senior Director, Programs

Toronto Centre

Viola Chelang’at Kilel

Senior Product Development Officer

Capital Markets Authority – Kenya

Albert Appiah

Head of Alternative Channels and Deposits

Opportunity International Savings and Loans

Angeline Munzara

Consultant: Financial Inclusion & Partnerships

Kim Dedan Kariuki


MicroSave Consulting (MSC)

Antonia Esser

Engagement Manager


Carrie Suen

Senior Advisor

Ant Group

Joseph Kuvor

CEO and CO-Founder

Boost Ghana

Betty Wilkinson

Senior Advisor

FSD Zambia

Anthony O. Mang’eni

Regional Technical Advisor for Microfinance & Youth

Catholic Relief Services

Tyler Ferdinand

Climate Change Economist

BFA Global

Jacqueline Jumah

Technical Expert, Inclusive Digital Payments


Wisdom K. Alorwuse

Africa Lead

Strategic Impact Advisors, LLC

Lauren Hendricks

CEO and Founder


Elizabeth Howard

Co-founder and CEO


Fiacre Mushimire Niyigena

Policy Lead


Dr Satang Nabaneh

Director of Programs

University of Dayton Human Rights Center

Gavin Krugel

Chief Executive Officer

Digital Frontiers

Malisa Mukanga

Country Manager

Hanns R. Neumann Stiftung Africa, Uganda

Dylan Lennox


MFX Partners

Elisabeth Kibitek

Associate Partner

Microsave Consulting

Juan Navarrete

President, Business & Partnership Development

Fundación Capital

Shirley Mburu

TECA Africa Lead and Senior Consultant

BFA Global

Shoheli Afrin

Additional Director, Financial Inclusion Department

Bangladesh Bank

Wes Wasson

CEO and CO-Founder

DreamStart Labs

Russell Toth

Development Microeconomist

University of Sydney

Vuyisa Mamanzi

Researcher and Project Coordinator

Centre for Sexualities, AIDS and Gender, University of Pretoria

Paul Trueman

Executive Vice President


Nene Molefi

Founder & CEO

Mandate Molefi

Pamela Nyamutoka Katooro

Africa Regional Director

International Institute of Rural Reconstruction

Camilo Tellez

Deputy Managing Director

Better Than Cash Alliance

Steve Haley


Mojaloop Foundation

Thembelihle Mashigo

Counselling Psychologist, Indigenous healer, Independent consultant, Indepedent Diversity and Inclusion Facilitator

Jose Samo Gudo

Founder and CEO

Tablu Tech

Sibusiso Nkomo

Head of communications


Alexandra Fiorillo

Founder and Principal // Participatory and Behavioral Research and Design

GRID Impact

Anand Raman

Consultant, Inclusive Financial Services

Gregory Chen

Managing Director

BRAC Ultra-Poor Graduation Initiative

Kennedy Kipkemboi

Mobile Money Regulatory Lead


Nithyasri Sharma

Director of Global Strategy

Women’s World Banking

Ana Maria Prieto Ariza

Director Payment System

Central Bank Colombia

Tamsin Scurfield

Business Development and Partnerships manager

Opportunity International

Ravi Shankar Chaturvedi

Director and Founding Member

Digital Planet

Kwaku Acheampong

Project Lead, Financial Inclusion and Enterprise Development (FINEDEV) Project

Sinapi Aba Savings and Loans Ltd.

Harsha Singh



Christi Kruger

Project Manager and Researcher

Centre for Sexualities, AIDS and Gender, University of Pretoria

Nothando Nxumalo

Manager IT Governance and Innovations

Central Bank of Eswatini

Jane Treadwell

International Digital Thought leader and Government Advisor


Matthew Downer

Senior Manager: Research and Policy, Mobile for Humanitarian Innovation


Syed Musheer Ahmed

Founder and Managing Director

Finstep Asia

Vimal Parmar

Senior Capital Markets Specialist

FSD Africa

Dr. Samson Samuel Ogallah

Climate Finance Adviser

The Commonwealth

Ail Schmidt-Fellner

Director, Knowledge & Impact


Hamilton McNutt

Co-Founder and Vice President

Strategic Impact Advisors, LLC

Jody Delichte

International Development Consultant

Babra Chege

UX Researcher


Daniel Block

Impact Investor

Mercy Corps Ventures

Timame Wanyoike

Partnerships and Ecosystem Manager


Michael Mbithuka Nzomo

Manager, Digital Innovation

FSD Africa

Susan Aaronson

Research Professor, Director, Digital Trade and Data Governance Hub +Senior Fellow, Center for International Governance

George Washington University

Dr. Dalal Aassouli

Board Director

Global Impact Fintech Forum (GIFT)

Daniel Dobrygowski

Head of Governance & Trust

World Economic Forum

Philippa Martinelli

Advisory Board member

Global Impact Fintech Forum (GIFT)

Sarah Corley


Alliance of Digital Finance Associations

William Derban

Global Director, Digital Financial Services

Opportunity International

Gabriela Pinheiro

Project Manager

Centre for Sexualities, AIDS and Gender, University of Pretoria

Tariro Nyimo

Deputy Director

Digital Frontiers Institute

Xavier Martin

Deputy Director

Digital Frontiers Institute

Nolwazi Hlophe

Deputy Director

Digital Frontiers Institute

Sephutile Mhlongo

Manager, Financial Regulation and Supervision

Digital Frontiers Institute

Keneilwe Tsotsotso

Senior Course Coordinator

Digital Frontiers Institute

Fahad Shabab

Partnership Development Manager

CoinPayment – MENA

Nazrana Sultan

Head: Strategy and Business Planning

Digital Frontiers Institute