23 – 24 NOVEMBER 2021



Sheila Jagannathan

Global Head, Digital Learning & Capacity building and Author of Digital Learning for Sustainable Development

World Bank

Karima Bounemma Ben Soltane



Nithyasri Sharma


Women’s World Bank

Abenaa Addai

Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning (MERL) Consultant

AccessHolding GmbH

Barry Cooper

Technical Director: Payments and Inclusive Integrity


Sonia Phalatse


Institute for Economic Justice

Maurice Iwunze

CEO / Co-founder


Galina Carroll

Program Leader

Toronto Centre

Jean-Louis Perrier

Program Director

Africa Cybersecurity Resource Centre

Marystella Simiyu

Program Officer Expression, Information & Digital Rights Unit 

Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria

Juan Carlos Izaguirre

Senior Financial Sector Specialist


Sarai Chisala-Tempelhoff

Founder & Executive Director

The Gender & Justice Unit

Anatol Monid

Program Director

Toronto Centre

Arisha Salman

Financial Sector Analyst


Chenai Chair

Special Advisor for Africa Innovation

Mozilla Foundation

Tolulope Babajide

Financial Inclusion and Gender Coordinator

Sahel Consulting Agriculture and Nutrition Limited

Peter Zetterli

Senior Financial Sector Specialist


Jody Delichte

International Development Consultant

Paul Makin

Digital Finance and Identity Consultant

Trouver Ltd

Louis de Koker

Professor of Law

La Trobe Law School

Jeremy Leach

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Inclusivity Solutions

Mauline Gowe

Head of Human Resources & Gender Equality Representative for East Africa

International Rescue Committee

Yves Roland Amoakon Mian

Digital Finance Officer

World Health Organization

Natasha de Teran

Author and Panel Member

Payment Systems Regulator and Financial Services Consumer Panels, Bank of England CBDC Engagement Forum

Ivo Jeník

Senior Financial Sector Specialist


Jeremy Gray

Resilience team lead


Robert Karanjan

Director, Responsible Technology & Africa Lead

Omidyar Network

Alex Kessler

Research Manager


Eunice Musiime

Executive Director

Akina Mama wa Afrika

Julien Reid

Senior Director, Financial Institutions Supervision and Deposit Insurance

Autorité des marchés financiers

Vuyisa Mamanzi

Strategies and Opportunities for Gender Inclusivity and Diversity

Centre for Sexualities, AIDS and Gender, University of Pretoria

David Saunders

Partnerships and Impact Lead


Sarah Sinclair


Change Gap

Stella Nkomo

Strategic Professor

Department of Human Resource Management, University of Pretoria

Yasmin Klaudia Bin Humam

Financial Sector Specialist


Thuli Zulu

Candidate Attorney

Center for Applied Legal Studies

Shakila Kerre

Digital Economy Specialist

FSD Africa

Mikhail Velichko

Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the Management Board

AccèsBanque Madagascar

Alain Betu

Policy Manager


Monica Singer

South Africa lead for Consensys


Eddy Kayihura

Chief Executive Officer

African Network Information Centre (AFRINIC) Ltd.

SungAh Lee

Deputy Director General and Member of the Executive Board


Gavin Krugel

CEO and Founder

Digital Frontiers

Sarah Corley


Alliance of Digital Finance Associations

Debra Ogilvie-Roodt

Chief Marketing Officer

Digital Frontiers Institute

Samke Mnguni

Deputy Director

Digital Frontiers Institute

Mbalenhle Matandela

Deputy Director

Digital Frontiers Institute


Nolwazi Hlophe

Deputy Director

Digital Frontiers Institute


Maxime Lokossi

Francophone Community Lead

Digital Frontiers Institute

Tariro Nyimo

Deputy Director

Digital Frontiers Institute


Xavier Martin

Deputy Director

Digital Frontiers Institute