Payments Roundtable 2018

Cutting-edge technology will continue to reshape the next-generation payment systems, with both FinTech and established players driving innovation. Following from this perspective, Standard Bank introduced the Payments Roundtable, a trans-regional conference, to provide a platform for informed discussions on the evolution of digital payments. This year’s edition, which is the third, aims at providing businesses with improved digital financial solutions and offerings.

This Roundtable will foster higher levels of alignments and interaction; encourage network building and team-work while exposing our teams to new and exciting innovations in the emerging payments space.

The Payments Roundtable which will be held at the Labadi Beach Hotel in Accra, Ghana from Monday, October 15 October to Thursday, 18th October, 2018, is expected to host over 60 staff across the Standard Bank Group. The target audience for the event include staff, regulators, FinTechs, leaders in cards, payments, IT and digital industry, pro digital customers and the general public.

Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia is the Vice President of the Republic of Ghana. He is an accomplished Economist and Banker who served as the Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana until his nomination as the Vice Presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in 2008. Dr. Bawumia served as a consultant to the Economic...
Mr. Alhassan Andani is the Chief Executive of Stanbic Bank Ghana and has had over 30years of progressive experience in banking and financial services. Mr. Andani is a versatile banker with significant experience in Corporate and Investment banking, Retail banking and business leadership. He is currently the President of the Ghana Association of Bankers.
Dr. Ernest Addison, the current Governor of the Central Bank of Ghana joined the Bank of Ghana in 1995 as an Economist and rose through the ranks to become the Deputy Chief and Head of the Economic Analysis and Policy Division of the Research Department. During his tenure at the Bank, he was a member...
Lincoln Mali is an experienced banker with over 20 years in the industry whose core expertise are in the areas of leadership, people management, customer service, sales management and business performance. He has led and managed large and diverse teams across different geographies and business units while also growing and developing many individuals into leadership...
Archie Hesse is the Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems (GhIPSS) Limited – a wholly owned subsidiary of the Central Bank with the mandate to transform Ghana into an electronic payments society. He joined GhIPSS in 2007 as the General Manager in charge of Projects and Business Development. Whilst in this...
Robert Ebo Hinson is a Professor and a past Head of the Department of Marketing & Entrepreneurship at the University of Ghana Business School. Professor Hinson has been a consultant to several local and international institutions in Ghana including Standard Chartered Bank, HFC Bank, CAL Bank, Merchant Bank, the Enterprise Group; and Ecobank. Robert also sits on...
David Ofosu-Dorte is a lawyer and Senior Partner at AB & David Law affiliates. A Barrister-at-Law, Mr. Ofosu-Dorte holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration. He is a Fellow at the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport in the UK. David has worked in both the public and private sectors for a period spanning over...
He is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer od DreamOval Limited. Claud, along with Derrydean, Henry Sampson and Charles Hansen-Quao, co-founded DreamOval in 2007, months after completing Ashesi University. In September 2004, Claud was employed as an intern at Hourglass Group as Business Developer where he learnt on the job the various processes that go...
Henry Sampson leads the engineering and research team as the Head of Operations and Research at DreamOval Limited. Henry has oversight responsibility for engineering process, new technologies, new opportunities, infrastructure, sustainable strategies to align engineering efforts to the business vision of making life simple. Henry began his career at Rancard Solutions Limited as lead developer...
Clara Arthur is currently the General Manager, Projects and Business Development, Ghana Interbank Payments and Settlement Systems (GhIPSS). She is also the Executive Director, CHB Services Limited, an Information and Technology Management Consulting Company providing strategic business direction and technical consulting on IT and electronic payment systems. Clara is a former Board Member of Ghana...
Eli Hini is the Head of Mobile Financial Services (MFS) at MTN Ghana. He is a Chartered Marketer with over 17 years’ experience serving in various leadership positions in MTN Ghana, Unilever Ghana Limited and Coca-Cola Bottling Company Limited. Prior to his appointment as Head of Mobile Financial Services, he was the Commercial Senior Manager...
CEO and Founder of BlueSPACE Africa Technologies Limited and BlueSPACE Financial Services Samuel Amanor is a technology maverick with over 18 years’ experience and in-depth knowledge on how to leverage technology to meet pressing needs across the business spectrum. As CEO for BlueSPACE Africa, a financial technology integration company, he leads a team of developers,...
Alex Adjei Bram is the CEO of Hubtel, Ghana’s first business-grade, fully integrated, all-platform payment acceptance solution. Under his leadership, Hubtel, the then SMSGH, a young Ghanaian IT company, was named among the 2012 edition of Forbes Africa Magazine’s Top 20 Technology Start Up Companies in Africa. The company has now grown to become one...
Kojo Choi is a Chinese Entrepreneur and CEO of PaySwitch Company Limited.  PaySwitch is a Ghanaian company that provides alternative payment processing services to Banks and Non-Banking Financial Institutions. The PaySwitch platform currently hosts 168 Banks out of which 70 are National Banks across the globe. The services provided by PaySwitch includes switching (issuing and...
Andrew Takyi-Appiah is Co-Founder and Managing Director of Zeepay. He is an expert in Banking and Mobile Payments with over 15 years of experience in Banking and Business Development. Andrew’s experience spans the world of Marketing and Banking in which he has held various positions. Andrew has worked with a range of institutions, including the...
Ashwin is an Interactive Designer/Developer, specializing in UI/UX. His expertise spans engineering, research, and web development. He began as a tech fellow at the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST). He now works as the Director of MEST Ghana.
Dr. Amediku Settor Kwabla is the Head of Payment Systems at the Central Bank of Ghana. Dr. Kwabla is an Economist/Chartered Accountant whose experience spans over 22 years. He has a vast experience as a Banking Regulator and Supervisor, having worked at the Central Bank of Ghana since1996. In June 2012, Dr. Amediku presented a...
Kwame Oppong is a Digital Financial Services Consultant at the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP), a global partnership of more than 30 leading organizations that seek to advance financial inclusion. Kwame has previously served as the Head of Mobile Financial Services at Millicom Ghana (Tigo). In 2016, Kwame obtained an Executive Education in...
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