The New Board of Directors of the Africa Fintech Network (AFN).

January 29, 2024

We are excited to formally present the new members of the AFN Board of Directors, for 2023-26. The membership of the new board is from across the whole of Africa and comprises distinguished professionals from diverse disciplines critical to our mission of catalyzing Africa’s digital economic development.

In five years of championing collaborations, partnerships, and advocacy for fintech and the wider digital finance ecosystem, we are pleased to have made significant accomplishments that has placed AFN as the ‘Voice of Fintech’ in Africa; with our membership now cutting across 40 countries supported by the strong backing of our main partners more so, Ecobank Transnational Incorporation and the Africa Development Bank.

Over the next five years, we are embarking on an ambitious agenda of driving both the breadth and depth of fintech and digital finance to double the current average of financial and economic inclusion across Africa. This agenda will be underpinned by our increased interventions with the main ecosystem stakeholders to scale: hard infrastructure; digital infrastructure; financial and digital literacy; digital trust, women-in-tech, innovative policies, and regulations; regtech and suptech; and mainstreaming of environmental, social and governance issues. 

Congratulations to both the new Executive Board and the General Board of Directors. Together we will catalyze digital finance to the next level in Africa.