Ms. Noha Shaker

Ms. Noha Shaker

Founder & Secretary General of the Egyptian Fintech Association/ Vice President of the Africa FinTech Network

Biography

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.