Under the Patronage of

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai

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Raja Al Mazrouei

Executive Vice President – Fintech Hive at DIFC
Dubai International Financial Centre Authority


As Executive Vice President of FinTech Hive at DIFC, Raja Al Mazrouei oversees the  region’s first FinTech accelerator, which brings together Financial Institutions, Government  entities, technology partners and entrepreneurs to develop technologies that benefit the financial industry. Ms. Al Mazrouei plays an integral role in building awareness, increasing  outreach and facilitating partnerships in emerging FinTech markets, such as the UK, the  US , Europe , India, Asia and Africa, with the aim of positioning DIFC as the region’s leading  innovation destination for FinTech.  

Prior to her current role, Ms. Al Mazrouei was Senior Vice President of Marketing and  Corporate Communication at DIFC, where she oversaw the public relations, institutional  partnerships, branding and digital marketing functions for the Centre on a regional, and  global scale. Previously, she held the position of Commissioner of Data Protection at DIFC, 

in addition to key roles as Head of Operations and Head of Information Technology at DIFC  Authority. Earlier in her career, she served as Head of Information Technology at National  Bonds Corporation, Director of IT Relationship Management at Dubai Holding and Systems  Development Manager at Higher Colleges of Technology. 

Ms. Al Mazrouei is an executive graduate from Harvard Business School; she holds an  MBA in Global Leadership and Management from the United Arab Emirates University and  a Bachelor’s degree in Business Information Technology from the Higher Colleges of  Technology in the UAE. She is also a member of the Harvard Business School MENA and  Central Asia Advisory Board based in Boston and is the Vice President of Harvard Business  School Club for the GCC.


Sessions of the speaker

21-OCT-2020

21-OCT-2020

12:40 - 13:40

The past 3 months were a turning point for fintech industry. Consumers, Businesses and governments are living in the “new normal” and the world is currently transitioning from a physical to digital world. Due to COVID, people have turned to Fintech services than traditional financial services. This session will discuss the following: 

  • Blurring the lines between banks and fintech

  • Embracing fintech & Moving towards cashless society

  • Effects of COVID on Fintech start-ups and Fintech sphere

Speakers:
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Anna Maj
Fintech Mentor and Advisor
Top 10 Women in FinTech 2020 (FinTech Magazine, Aug 2020)
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Amnah Ajmal
Executive Vice President, Market Development, MEA
Mastercard
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Raja Al Mazrouei
Executive Vice President – Fintech Hive at DIFC
Dubai International Financial Centre Authority
Session Chair:
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Mirna Sleiman
CEO
Fintech Galaxy