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1st Middle East & Africa FinTech Forum 2017

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As a pioneer of financial technology and FinTech Powered products, AFS is proud to host Bahrain’s 1st Middle East & Africa FinTech Forum: an insightful event on current trends and future innovations.


H.E. Mr. Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj
Governor, Central Bank of Bahrain

Sael Al Waary
Chairman of AFS and Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Bank ABC

Mr. Khalid Al Rumaihi
CE, Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB)

Susanne Chishti

Dr. Tarik Yousef
Board Director, AFS

Mark Goldspink
CEO, ai Corp. UK

Nagaraj Mylandla
Chairman, FSS

Shinjini Kumar

Mr. Maher Kaddoura
Board Director, AFS

Pawel A. Stefanski
Financial Services Sector Leader, IBM Global Markets

Ramez Dandan
CTO, Microsoft Gulf

Dr. Mario Thaten
Digital Banking Practice Leader, McKinsey & Company

David Parker
Executive Director, Bahrain EDB

Nathan Cushnie
Head of Emerging Products and Innovation MENA, Visa

Gerben Visser
Co-Founder, Singapore FinTech Consortium

Ahmed Moor
CEO, Liwwa Inc. FinTech Entrepreneur

Parag Jain
Founder & CEO, ThynkBlynk FinTech Entrepreneur

Frans Van Eersel
CEO, Dopay FinTech Entrepreneur

Emile Cubeisy
Sr. Partner, Silicon Badia

Tim Rawlins
Director, NCC Group

Andreas Skopal
Partner, Head of Digital Financial Services, Ernst & Young

Oleg Patsiansky
Business Consultant, BPC Banking Technologies

Mike Stanford
Chief Marketing Officer, Batelco