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About the Author


I am Abdi Ali. I work in banking and have over two decades of experience in the industry. I have an interest in how developments in financial technologies are changing the financial services industry through digital and alternative financial platforms. 

My banking and regulatory briefs cover three themes:


Regulatory Digest on financial services innovation and regulation, particularly in Africa. These blogs will have evidence-based analyses and recommendations to help businesses and regulators in these economies identify risks / opportunities  and implement good practices.

Business Strategy summaries which look at strategic business change, process improvement and financial innovation. 

Financial Technologies  which focus on financial services opportunities in East Africa

  My Expertise 


  • Financial Services Innovation, including Commercial and Central Banking. 

  • Development Policy

  • Risk Management & Regulatory Change - Prudential and Conduct Risks

  • Global Business Strategy

  • Business Strategy Development

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