Speaker at the Event

africa fintech festival

Emmanuel Akinwumi

Private Sector Specialist, African Development Bank, Nigeria

Emmanuel Akinwumi, Private Sector Specialist in the African Development Bank Group, Nigeria Country Office, is a multi-disciplinarial professional with over 30 years of diverse international experience. He is responsible for driving the Bank’s private sector development in the country. Formerly a Canada-based Financial Consultant  to the Bank in several African countries, he previously served in other organizations as Principal Consultant of Data-Line Management Group Canada, Financial Controller of Continental Holdings UK - seconded to Kibo Match Group Tanzania, Assistant General Manager / Head of Audit & Systems of Federal Mortgage Finance Ltd, Group Finance Manager of Modandola Group, among others.

Emmanuel earned a B.Sc. Accounting degree in the then University of Ife, M.Sc. Economics from the University of Lagos and array of professional certifications including Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA), Associate of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario (CPA), Certified General Accountants of Canada (CGA), among others.

Emmanuel is family oriented and passionate about poverty alleviation, sustainable investment in humanity and positive impacts in the trail.