Global Lead, Digital Finance and SDGs, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Aiaze has worked in Fintech in 40+ countries and advised many financial regulators and international organizations. He currently leads a global program on digital finance innovations to accelerate financing for the SDGs. A lot of his work focuses on fintech innovations for SME, climate, and nature finance. Previously, Aiaze led a coalition of digital platforms (e-commerce, banks, payments) harnessing AI/tech to enable greener choices for their users. Aiaze was also a Senior Advisor to the UN Secretary General’s Task Force on Digital Financing of the SDGs and was leading a global Dialogue seeking to align the governance of BigFintechs with the SDGs.
Prior to that, Aiaze was Chief Officer at Tiaxa, a digital lending Fintech primarily in Africa but also Latin America and Asia. Aiaze also sits on the Board of several Fintech startups.