Professor Olayinka David-West of Lagos Business School will be delivering the keynote address at The Fintech Summit 2022

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September 19, 2022
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We are happy to announce that Professor Olayinka David-West will be delivering the keynote address at The Fintech Summit (TFS), coming up on Saturday, November 26, 2022. 

Olayinka David-West is a Professor of Information Systems with almost three decades of experience in the IT and financial services industry and is a passionate advocate for digital transformation and inclusive finance. Her research and practice engagements involve policy and strategic management interventions toward digitally transformed businesses and society. 

She will be speaking on the topic: "Financial inclusion is everybody's problem" and seek to push the boundaries of financial inclusion conversations beyond the activities of fintech companies.

To be a part of these discussions, head over to The Fintech Summit website and reserve your seat.

Professor David-West is Associate Dean at the Lagos Business School and sits on the school’s Management Board. From 2006 to 2015, she was the Academic Director of the Enterprise Development Centre (EDC) of Pan-Atlantic University. The EDC provides capacity-building programmes and a variety of support services for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Nigeria such as advisory, mentoring, experts-in-residence, network meetings, and access to market and information. 

Since 2015, she has led the Sustainable and Inclusive Digital Financial Services (SIDFS) initiative, a research and advocacy initiative dedicated to enhancing financial inclusion in Nigeria. Under her leadership, the initiative has become the leading platform for operators and regulators within the financial service ecosystem. 

Professor David-West has expert certifications in financial inclusion policy and digital money, is a governing council member of the Fintech Association of Nigeria and is a member of the African Women in Finance and Payments.

She is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT), and an academic advocate for the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA). She is also a qualified practitioner of the Skills Framework for the Information Age (SFIA). 

She mentors young women in STEM, and was featured in the Tech Women of Lagos exhibition, listed among the Leading Women in Nigeria’s Financial Technology Industry and profiled on FintechTimes as a leading financial inclusion in Africa expert.

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Professor David-West holds a Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) from Manchester Business School, and an MSc in Business Systems Analysis and Design from City University, London.

The theme of The Fintech Summit 2022 is “the fintech in everything” and it seeks to make sense of the current explosion of financial services across different sectors. 

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How to register to attend The Fintech Summit in five simple steps:

  • Head over to fintech.techpoint.africa
  • Tap the Register Now button
  • Register with your email and tap the Get Ticket button
  • Select your preferred ticket type and provide the required information
  • Proceed to pay for your ticket

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