About the Fintech Forum

Following the success of the 2018 edition, the MEA FinTech forum returns on the 21st February 2019.

Bringing to you an unparalleled line up of speakers, leaders, CEOs, innovators and entrepreneurs, the Third MEA Fintech Forum promises to be the most inclusive and innovative yet.

Under the patronage of the Central Bank of Bahrain and hosted by ABC bank and AFS, the forum will present invited guests with a series of unparalleled, world-class experts and pioneers, governors and CEOs, leading discussions around future trends, empowerment and financial inclusion – the future of banking itself.


Key Speakers

 HE Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj
 Governor – Central Bank of Bahrain

Mr. Sael Al Waary, Chairman of AFS and Deputy Group CEO of Bank ABC

Sael Al Waary 
Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer, Bank ABC

Pippa Malmgren
Former Chief Advisor to President Bush for Economic Policy and Financial Markets
Brett King
Futurist, International Bestselling Author

 Dr. Ayesha Khanna
 Expert in Artificial Intelligence, Smart Cities and FinTech

Dan Cobley 
FinTech Entrepreneur and former Managing Director of Google UK and Ireland

Anthony Thomson
Founder of Metro Bank, Financial Services Innovator
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Henri Arslanian
Expert in Artificial Intelligence, Smart Cities and FinTech
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