Mrs. Temitope Akin-Fadeyi is the Head, Financial Inclusion Secretariat at the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). She also serves as the Secretary to the National Financial Inclusion Governing Committees and Coordinator; Financial Inclusion Working Groups focused on Products, Channels, Financial Literacy and Special Interventions for priority segments (Women, Youth and People with disabilities).
Prior to joining the CBN; Temitope was a Management Board member and Head of Banking Services of FINCA International; a global microfinance organization, where she pioneered the Banking Services Department in Uganda and mentored Subsidiary Heads.
She has over 16 years work experience spanning across Strategy, Operations, Digital Financial Services, Microfinance, Retail/Consumer Banking, Product Development/Sales, Project Management and International Money transfers.
She is an Alumnus of the Harvard Business School Executive Education on Strategic Leadership in Inclusive Finance and a Fellow of the Fletcher Leadership Program for financial Inclusion.
Mrs. Akin-Fadeyi’s passion lies in creating sustainable value through product, process and policy innovations. Since assuming office as the Head, Financial Inclusion Secretariat, she has played key roles in advancing financial services to previously excluded population across Nigeria.
She is a strong advocate for the elimination of barriers that hinders the economic citizenship of all Nigerians.