WORLD FINANCE COUNCIL
SPEAKERS

Comfort Joseph

Comfort Joseph

Creative lead at Ace brand

UAE

Vlad Svitanko

Vlad Svitanko

Founder at Cryptorsy

UAE

Dome Scaffidi

Dome Scaffidi

Independent Consultant Global Payments Innovation Practice

Bank of England – Standard Advisory Panel Member - DS Payments ,UK & UAE

Sunil

Sunil

CEO at Coingape and SquadX

India

Islam Aslan

Islam Aslan

Cybersecurity GRC Consultant at KPMG

UAE

Mohamed Nabil Hamad

Mohamed Nabil Hamad

Cybersecurity Consulting Director at Grafene Consulting

Egypt

Oonagh van den Berg

Oonagh van den Berg

Chief Executive Officer at Virtual Risk Solutions

Portugal

Prashant K Singh

Prashant K Singh

EYP – Strategy & Transactions

India

Arvin Khamseh

Arvin Khamseh

Globally Recognized NFT Marketing Expert in SoldOut NFTs - Leading the NFT Frontier and Counsel at Forbes

Dubai

Karan Raj Teluja

Karan Raj Teluja

Portfolio Leader - Business Insights at EY

India

Nikhil Vij

Nikhil Vij

Vice President at Mastercard

UAE

Abhishek Singh

Abhishek Singh

Founding Partner at Voice of Crypto

United Kingdom

Ajeet Khurana

Ajeet Khurana

Founder of Reflexical Pte Ltd

UAE

Sofia Khatsernova

Sofia Khatsernova

Head of Compliance at Fundvest

Lithuania

Mehdi El Amine Fichtali

Mehdi El Amine Fichtali

Founder and CEO at FinaMaze

UAE

Jasmin B Gupta

Jasmin B Gupta

Founder Meitmoney and CDO Pahal Finance

India

Hitesh Sachdev

Hitesh Sachdev

Head- Start-up Engagement, Innovation & Investments at ICICI Bank

India

Ashish Agarwal

Ashish Agarwal

Founder at Trusol Advisors Private Limited

India

Anas Mistareehi

Anas Mistareehi

CEO at eSanad

UAE

Logeswaran Krishnan

Logeswaran Krishnan

Founder and Managing Director ,CAESIUMLAB

Singapore

Aymeric Salley

Aymeric Salley

Director at KPMG

Singapore

Anthony Koh

Anthony Koh

Co-founder at TriggerVC

Singapore

Dr Manivanan Saman

Dr Manivanan Saman

CEO & Partner at CAESIUM LAB PTE.LTD

Singapore

Rami Zarour

Rami Zarour

Senior Treasury Analyst at BRF

UAE

Misha Talwar

Misha Talwar

Head of Legal and Compliance at VAI Marketing Management

UAE

Rashmi Upadhyay

Rashmi Upadhyay

Head of Sales-Fintech at The Ascent group

Singapore

Steffen Schacher

Steffen Schacher

UDPN Lead at GFT

Singapore

Jason Fernandes

Jason Fernandes

Co-Founder/ Investor at AdLunam Inc.

Arvin Singh

Arvin Singh

Co-Founder at Hoolah & Head of Partnerships at ShopBack

Singapore

NATEQ MINAR

NATEQ MINAR

Co-Founder and Managing Director at Quant FinTech Ltd

Bangladesh

Kar Wee Ang

Kar Wee Ang

Director at The London Institute of Banking & Finance APAC

Singapore

Nourhan N.Moussa

Nourhan N.Moussa

Senior Legal Specialist at USAID

Egypt

Andras Berczeli

Andras Berczeli

Managing Director at Sprintform

London

Jody Aldridge

Jody Aldridge

Growth Director - APAC

Singapore

Seh Harn Goh

Seh Harn Goh

CEO & Co-Founder at Trigger Asset Management

Shikha Johri

Shikha Johri

Managing Director at Alvarez and Marsal

singapore

Jubran Siddique

Jubran Siddique

Founder and CEO, Zaryah Investment Company,

UAE

Eric Barbier

Eric Barbier

Board Member at STC Pay

Singapore

Tobias Bauer

Tobias Bauer

Partner at Blockchain Founders Fund

Singapore

Ramky Subramanian

Ramky Subramanian

CEO & MD at Fincrest Management Advisors Ltd

Singapore

Mohamad Hafidz

Mohamad Hafidz

Chief Fintech Officer @ AirAsia Super App

Malaysia

Dana Safatli

Dana Safatli

Co-Founder at YallaBanks for Solutions Systems

UAE

Eddy Wong Kok Hoe

Eddy Wong Kok Hoe

CEO at VSure.life

Malaysia

Chauwei Yak

Chauwei Yak

CEO at GAO Capital

Singapore

Dr. Jasmin B. Gupta

Dr. Jasmin B. Gupta

Co-founder and CEO at LXME

India

Anton Ruddenklau

Anton Ruddenklau

Head of Financial Services Advisory at KPMG

Singapore

Bernardo G. Arnaud

Bernardo G. Arnaud

Chief technology officer at OSeuGestor

Brazil

Sonal kapoor

Sonal kapoor

Senior Director at Flipkart

India

Tang Loaec

Tang Loaec

President at P2P Protect Europe

France

Jyotimaya Mohanty

Jyotimaya Mohanty

Founder & CEO at NEOIN

Singapore

Dr. Clemen Chiang

Dr. Clemen Chiang

Founder & CEO at Spiking

Singapore

Walter de Oude

Walter de Oude

Founder at Chocolate Finance

Singapore

Dr. Prof. Enrico Molinari

Dr. Prof. Enrico Molinari

Economist & Innovation Manager

Rome

Adrian Niculescu

Adrian Niculescu

CMO EMEA CloudCoin Consortium

United Kingdom

Tanu Chellam

Tanu Chellam

Managing Director, Rosetta Digital

United Kingdom

Tamas Muller

Tamas Muller

Co-Founder, POZI.io

Hungary

Peter Cowley

Peter Cowley

Founder at The Invested Investor

United Kingdom

Shambhu Pokharel

Shambhu Pokharel

Executive Chairman at World Trade Group Nepal

Nepal

Sara Sophie Osterholzer

Sara Sophie Osterholzer

Founder at The Good Business Roadmap

United Kingdom

Kaan Akın

Kaan Akın

Founder, CEO at Hackquarters

United Kingdom

Oluchi Ikechi

Oluchi Ikechi

Managing Director (Partner) at Business Restructuring & Innovation Accenture

United Kingdom

Matthew Phelan

Matthew Phelan

Co-Founder at The Happiness Index.

United Kingdom

Dr. Irène Kilubi

Dr. Irène Kilubi

Founder & Managing Director at brandPreneurs & brandFluencers

Germany

John Stapleton

John Stapleton

Co-Founder at The New Covent Garden Soup Co Ltd

United Kingdom

Aslak Felin

Aslak Felin

Strategic Research Manager, RISE Research Institutes of Sweden

Sweden

Michelle Chivunga-

Michelle Chivunga-

Founder and CEO, Global Policy House

United Kingdom

Efrat Kasznik

Efrat Kasznik

President, Foresight Valuation Group & Lecturer, Stanford Graduate School of Business

USA

Katya Dorofejeva

Katya Dorofejeva

Co-Founder and CEO at Finadvant, Neobank

United Kingdom

Daniel Faloppa

Daniel Faloppa

Founder - Managing Director at Equidam

Spain

Touraj Parang

Touraj Parang

VP of Corporate & Business Development at GoDaddy

USA

Ashleigh Ainsley

Ashleigh Ainsley

Co-Founder at Colorintech

United Kingdom

Tal Catran

Tal Catran

Founder at Tal Catran

Israel

Louis J. Foreman

Louis J. Foreman

Founder and Chief Executive at Enventys Partners

USA

Anthony William Catt

Anthony William Catt

Co-Founder, Enterprise Academy,

UK

Patricia Falco Beccalli

Patricia Falco Beccalli

Principle AG, Mentorit.TV

United Kingdom

Manoj Ranaweera

Manoj Ranaweera

Founder & CEO at Techcelerate

United Kingdom

Henning von Spreckelsen

Henning von Spreckelsen

Investor and Director,

United Kingdom

Sramana Mitra

Sramana Mitra

Founder and CEO at One Million by One Million (1Mby1M)

USA

Manoj Prasad

Manoj Prasad

Executive Vice Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, MP Morgan Capital Partners

United Kingdom

Ozan Dağdeviren

Ozan Dağdeviren

Founder at Startups of London

United Kingdom

Margaret Anne Coyle

Margaret Anne Coyle

Co-Founder, Spice Startups

United Kingdom

Perdie Alder

Perdie Alder

Co-Founder, Spice Startups

United Kingdom

Heather Wilde

Heather Wilde

CTO & Co-Founder at ROCeteer

USA

Mark Elliot

Mark Elliot

Co-Founder at Startup School For Seniors | Business coach for older business owners

United Kingdom

Elnaz Sarraf

Elnaz Sarraf

Founder & CEO at ROYBI

USA

Jeff Wallace

Jeff Wallace

Co-Founder at Silicon Valley in Your Pocket

USA

Devin Miller

Devin Miller

Founder and CEO at Miller IP Law

USA

Ann Christine Roope

Ann Christine Roope

Founder and CEO of Ethan Partners

United Kingdom

Brian Mac Mahon

Brian Mac Mahon

Founder at Expert DOJO

USA

Sihem Mouelhi

Sihem Mouelhi

Chief Product Officer at Elucidate

Germany

Dalene Deale

Dalene Deale

Director of Fintech : Africa at Transunion

United States

Yael Tamar

Yael Tamar

CMO and Partner at SolidBlock

United States

Rob Lincolne

Rob Lincolne

Founder & CEO of Paydock

UK & Australia

Tony Tawk

Tony Tawk

Senior Solution Engineer at One Span

United Arab Emirates

Nelson Holzner

Nelson Holzner

CEO at MODIFI

Germany

Kobus Du Plooy

Kobus Du Plooy

Founder at CelBux

South Africa

Aditya Menon

Aditya Menon

CEO at Tallyx

India

Altin Kadareja

Altin Kadareja

CEO at Cardo AI

Italy

Shane Riedel

Shane Riedel

CEO at Elucidate

Germany

Pierre Antoine

Pierre Antoine

Business Development at Mati

Mexico

Jay Jayasimha

Jay Jayasimha

CTO at Panamax, Inc

United States

Gregory Magarshak

Gregory Magarshak

Co-Founder and CEO at Intercoin Inc.

Charbel Diab

Charbel Diab

Regional Sales Director (MEA) at OneSpan

United Arab Emirates

Martin Froehler

Martin Froehler

Founder at Quantiacs

Austria

Itai Green

Itai Green

CEO at Innovate Israel

Israel

Ira Sobel

Ira Sobel

CEO at fintech-olderadults.com

Israel

Koen Vanderhoydonk

Koen Vanderhoydonk

CEO at BeLux blanco

Belgium

Alberto Fernandez

Alberto Fernandez

Business Developer at Jelurida

Switzerland

Claudio Fiorillo

Claudio Fiorillo

Fintech, Digital & Innovation Consultant

Argentina

Sachin Jaiswal

Sachin Jaiswal

Co-Founder at Niki

India

Aly Madhavji

Aly Madhavji

Managing Partner at Blockchain Founders Fund

United States

Paolo Sironi

Paolo Sironi

Global Research Leader Banking and Finance at IBM

Germany

Peter Ruggle

Peter Ruggle

Partner at Ruggle Partner Attorneys at Law

Switzerland

Andreas von Hirschhausen

Andreas von Hirschhausen

Director Business at Fincite

Germany

Diana Paredes

Diana Paredes

CEO at Suade

United Kingdom

Ali Amirliravi

Ali Amirliravi

CEO at Silk Road Coin

Switzerland

Vinay Choletti

Vinay Choletti

Head Offline Payments at Amazon Pay

India

Amrita Srivastava

Amrita Srivastava

Head of fintechs (W. Europe) at Mastercard

United Kingdom

Safwan Zaheer

Safwan Zaheer

Managing Principal at hundredX LLC

United States

Amir Nooriala

Amir Nooriala

Chief Commercial Officer at Callsign

United Kingdom

Inna Jackson

Inna Jackson

SVP & Associate General Counsel at HSBC

United States

Amnah Ajmal

Amnah Ajmal

Executive Vice President (MEA) at Mastercard

United Arab Emirates

Alpesh Doshi

Alpesh Doshi

CEO at Fintricity

United Kingdom

Karim Fawaz

Karim Fawaz

Partner at CMS

United Arab Emirates

Janthana Kaenprakhamroy

Janthana Kaenprakhamroy

CEO at Tapoly

United Kingdom

Don Ginsel

Don Ginsel

Founder at Holland Fintech

Netherlands

Marta V. Lopata

Marta V. Lopata

Chief Growth Officer at Thinknum

United States

Navin Surya

Navin Surya

Chairman at Payment Council of India

India

Steve Kirsch

Steve Kirsch

CEO of M10 Networks

United States

Rachel Freeman

Rachel Freeman

Executive Director at Tyme Global

Hong Kong

Anna Maj

Anna Maj

FinTech Leader & Advisor, WBAF

Andy Jenk

Andy Jenk

Business & Strategy Development at Bank Frick

Liechtenstein

Morgan Deane

Morgan Deane

CEO of the Baader Helvea Group

Switzerland

Noam Nevo

Noam Nevo

Co-Founder and CEO at Osu

Israel

Irina Martynova

Irina Martynova

Head of Corporate Direction at GenerationS

Russia

Aristeidis Samitas

Aristeidis Samitas

Chair of the Department of Finance at Zayed University

Abu Dhabi

April Sphrintz

April Sphrintz

Business Accelerator at Driven Outcomes

United States

Ashish Passi

Ashish Passi

Co-Founder at Twimbit

India

David X Martin

David X Martin

CEO at David X Martin, LLC

United States

Carolin Wend

Carolin Wend

Director Business Development at Mintbase

Germany

Toan Hunyh

Toan Hunyh

Partner at FinVestor NYC

United States

Carmen Vicelich

Carmen Vicelich

CEO at Valocity Global

New Zealand

Robin Kiera

Robin Kiera

Chief Product Officer at Digitalscouting

Germany

Jeroen Van Oerle

Jeroen Van Oerle

Portfolio Manager at Lombard Odier

Netherlands

Ivan Bjelajac

Ivan Bjelajac

CEO & Co-Founder at MVP Workshop

Serbia

Anna Ettedgui

Anna Ettedgui

Head of Funding at BLender

Israel

Ruca Sousa Marques

Ruca Sousa Marques

Executive Director at Switch

Portugal

Neha Mehta

Neha Mehta

Team Lead at Financial Services and Intellectual Property (FSIP)

Singapore

Germain Bahri

Germain Bahri

Digital Banking Consultant at Fidor

Germany

Ksenia Yudina

Ksenia Yudina

Founder and CEO of UNest

United States

Kaiser Naseem

Kaiser Naseem

CEO at Tech Platforms FZE

United Arab Emirates

Theodora Lau

Theodora Lau

Founder at Unconventional Ventures

USA

Richard Neve

Richard Neve

Managing director, at Cognito Media

Netherlands.

Frederico Lopes

Frederico Lopes

Business Development Manager, at Technisys

Portugal

Tang Loaec

Tang Loaec

President, at P2P Protect Europe

France

HUDSON ALBINAS DERENCIUS

HUDSON ALBINAS DERENCIUS

Principal Consultant at Fincog

Netherlands

Karim Fawaz

Karim Fawaz

Partner, at CMS

United Arab Emirates

Dave Cunningham

Dave Cunningham

Director Of Business Development at Trūata

Ireland

SIMON TOBELEM

SIMON TOBELEM

CEO & Founding Partner at ARIE Capital

United Kingdom

Muhammad Zubair Mughal

Muhammad Zubair Mughal

Managing Director at Al Huda CIBE

United Arab Emirates

Vijay Kumar

Vijay Kumar

Founder at DigitalFort Technologies.

India

Ramy Nassar

Ramy Nassar

Director at Mattel, Inc.

Canada

Pascal B van Knijff

Pascal B van Knijff

CEO Future of Trust at Crypto Daily™

Netherlands

Arjan Eikelenboom

Arjan Eikelenboom

Director at CREDITS Blockchain & Smart Contracts

Netherlands

Sougata Basu

Sougata Basu

Founder at CashRich

India

Jorge Sebastiao

Jorge Sebastiao

CTO Eco-System at Huawei Technologies

United Arab Emirates

Geoffroy de Schrevel

Geoffroy de Schrevel

Managing Director at Birdee Technologies

France

Abdulrahman AlHarbi

Abdulrahman AlHarbi

Technology Director-FinTech at Tamam

Saudi Arabia

David Gyori

David Gyori

CEO at Banking Reports

United Kingdom

Neale Croutear-Foy

Neale Croutear-Foy

Head, Digital PMO at Ditraro Ltd.

United Arab Emirates

Eric Hannelius

Eric Hannelius

President & CEO at 360-One

Los Angeles

Anna Maj

Anna Maj

FinTech Leader at PWC

United Kingdom

Muhammad Zubair Mughal

Muhammad Zubair Mughal

Managing Director at AlHuda Centre of Islamic Banking and Economics

United Arab Emirates

Kailash Vaishnav

Kailash Vaishnav

Senior Project Manager at Ember Technologies Private Limited

India

Poornima Bushpala

Poornima Bushpala

Business at Wells Fargo

India

Vartika Ambwani

Vartika Ambwani

Director at RealtyShares

United States

Antti Kosunen

Antti Kosunen

Co-founder at Nestholma Accelerator

Finland

Fernando Oltra

Fernando Oltra

Head of Investor Relations at MyBucks

Germany

Ahmed Refaie

Ahmed Refaie

CEO at Global Partners Investments Limited

United Kingdom

Jose Graca

Jose Graca

Chairman and CEO at Bizmoni

United Kingdom

Sanjay Joglekar

Sanjay Joglekar

CEO at S2 Infotech International Ltd.

India

Walid Nagy

Walid Nagy

Retail Banking General Manager at National Bank of Kuwait

Egypt

Sasidhar Thumuluri

Sasidhar Thumuluri

CEO & MD at BASIX Sub

India

Atyab Tahir

Atyab Tahir

GM - Head of Digital Transformation at Habib Bank Limited

Pakistan

Omar Soudodi

Omar Soudodi

Managing Director at Payfort

United Arab Emirates

Abdulaziz F Aljouf

Abdulaziz F Aljouf

Founder & CEO at Paytabs Co

United Arab Emirates

Alex Lawrence

Alex Lawrence

Managing Director at CrossLend Sàrl

Luxembourg

Suresh Santhanaramakrishnan

Suresh Santhanaramakrishnan

CEO at Sifr Fintech Ltd

United Arab Emirates

Enaz Ebrahim

Enaz Ebrahim

VP & Head of Prepaid Cards Sales at Bank FAB

United Arab Emirates

Vijay Kumar

Vijay Kumar

Senior Program Manage at TiVo

India

Sadaqat Ullah Khan

Chief Operating Officer and Head of Sharia Audit, Compliance, Advisory & Execution at Al Huda Centre of Islamic Banking & Economics

Pakistan

Mudit Saxena

Mudit Saxena

Former Retail Banking professional at Commercial Bank of Dubai

United Arab Emirates

Mohamed Roushdy

Mohamed Roushdy

CIO at Financial Services

United Arab Emirates

Khalid Howladar

Khalid Howladar

Managing Director & Founder at Blossom Finance

United Arab Emirates

Ken Soh

Ken Soh

CIO at BH Global Corporation Limited

Singapore

Chakrapani Sakhumalla

Chakrapani Sakhumalla

Co-founder at Kenvault Technologies Private Limited

India

Ashar Nazim

Ashar Nazim

Managing Director at Finocracy

Bahrain

Owais Manzoor

Owais Manzoor

Regional Head of Sales at PayTabs

United Arab Emirates

Stuart Hutton

Stuart Hutton

Chief Investment Officer at Simply Ethical

United Kingdom

Sagheer Mufti

Sagheer Mufti

Chief Operating Officer at Habib Bank Limited

United Arab Emirates

Terrence Chow

Terrence Chow

Senior Business Development Manager at AsiaPay

Hong Kong

Sandeep Chouhan

Sandeep Chouhan

EVP - Group Head Operations & Technology at Mashreq Bank

United Arab Emirates

Muhammad Salman Anjum

Muhammad Salman Anjum

Communication Lead at Feelogical Solutions LLC

United Arab Emirates

Timo Dreger

Timo Dreger

Strategy & IR Manager at mybucks

United States of America (USA)

Rodrigue Afota

Rodrigue Afota

Co-Founder at BlockTrust

United Arab Emirates

Saqr M. Ereiqat

Saqr M. Ereiqat

Digital Strategy at IBM

United Arab Emirates

Moustafa Mahfou

Moustafa Mahfou

Head of Retail Banking at Doha Bank

United Arab Emirates

Muneer Zuhdi

Muneer Zuhdi

CTO - Key Accounts at Nokia

United Arab Emirates

Dr. Asma Salman

Dr. Asma Salman

Associate Professor at American University in the Emirates

UAE

Pedro Pinto Coelho

Pedro Pinto Coelho

Chairman and Chief Executive at Banco BNI Europa

Portugal

Belal Abdellatif

Belal Abdellatif

Head of Electronic Banking at QNB Group

Egypt