Alex Sea

Next Fintech Forum

Alex SEA has been nominated as the Vice President, Francophone & Lusophone Africa. Alex is a prominent figure in the fintech ecosystem in French-speaking Africa. With a relentless passion for innovation, entrepreneurship, and a commitment to fostering growth in the fintech sector, Alex has made significant contributions as a founder, director, board member, advisor, and team leader in various organizations and projects driving the industry forward.

With 20 years of experience as a market intelligence consultant, Alex has served as a research and analysis expert for the finance, technology, and telecom industries in the African market. He has collaborated on and led more than 100 strategic research and study assignments for industry leaders, covering the entire continent. As an innovation champion, he has founded and advised various initiatives supporting entrepreneurship, innovation, and digitalization across industries, with a focus on finance and agriculture.

Driven by the vision to catalyze innovation in the finance industry to achieve financial inclusion in French-speaking Africa, Alex founded the Africa Fintech Forum. This non-profit, cross-industry organization aims to promote digital solutions to improve financial inclusion for the unbanked and underbanked, especially in rural areas, the informal sector, and among women and young populations. The initiative has played a pivotal role in bringing together key stakeholders and fostering collaboration within the industry. It not only enhances financial services in French-speaking Africa but also empowers local entrepreneurs to create disruptive technologies that drive positive change.

Alex Sea serves as a board member and trusted advisor to numerous fintech companies and ventures in the industry in Africa and overseas. He co-founded and now manages Finov, a consulting and investment venture dedicated to the financial technology sector in Africa, identifying and supporting promising fintech startups with strong social impact potential.

Alex SEA’s journey in the fintech ecosystem is marked by dedication, vision, and a relentless pursuit of innovation. His work not only enhances financial services in French-speaking Africa but also empowers local entrepreneurs to create disruptive technologies that drive positive change. Alex SEA’s leadership in the fintech sector in French-speaking Africa is nothing short of inspirational. His tireless efforts have positioned him as a true leader in the field, driving innovation and fostering growth in the ever-evolving world of fintech.