Noha Shaker

@ Founder, Secretary General, Egyptian Fintech Association

Noha is the founder and Secretary General of the Egyptian Fintech Association and the elected Vice President of the Africa FinTech Network – both are non-profit organizations that serve Financial Inclusion and equitable economic growth across Africa, using FinTech and entrepreneurship as means to democratise finance! Noha Shaker Headed the Digital Ventures and Strategic Alliance at CIB, Egypt’s largest private bank, where she managed FinTech innovation and all initiatives pertaining to supporting the FinTech ecosystem in Egypt and Africa! Over 20 years, Noha has held previous leadership positions in banking between Operations, Business Development, Product Innovation and business technology. Noha is also a partner in FinTech holding, a company based out of the UK that builds and invests in FinTech start-ups across Africa, it’s main objective is to democratise finance leading towards a more inclusive financial industry! Noha is also a management consultant who has worked on various key projects within the region across various industries including Tourism, Transportation, Energy, Telecommunications and Financial Sector. She runs a boutique consulting firm that works on digitization and innovation across industries, focusing on the financial industry. She also served as a board member at Arab Academy for management & Banking that’s part of the Arab League Organization – driving Banking & FinTech education in the Arab world. She is also a nonexecutive board member at the Egyptian Company for consumer finance , a partnership between Sarwa capital and Premium cards. Noha is also an angel investor part of the AUC angel investor network, supporting many successful start-ups. She has also collaborated on key initiatives with various trilateral agencies to enable the FinTech echo system in Egypt including GIZ, USAID, IFC, British Department for International Development and Trésor! She has worked with the CBE on both the Financial Inclusion strategy and FinTech strategy for Egypt. Collaborated with FRA to develop the framework for the FinTech regulation about to be launched Noha is also the Managing Director for BaSHa, Egypt’s first neo bank that enables banks to serve the unbanked, youth and MSME segments profitably. Noha Is a key note speaker and a thought leader, she is on the Innovate Finance power list of FinTech leaders shaping the future of the financial industry for 2019.