Ayn du Bazane
Ayn du Bazane is a Senior Fintech Analyst at the South African Reserve Bank focused on crypto assets. She is the Chair of the Intergovernmental Fintech Working Group’s (IFWG) Crypto Assets Regulatory Working Group (CAR WG) and Co-Lead for the IFWG’s Regulatory Guidance Unit.
Prior to joining the SARB’s Fintech Unit, she was a Senior Payment Specialist. During her tenure Ayn was responsible for non-banks, innovation (later ‘paytech’) and cyber resilience. She spent a year with the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) focused on the Principles for Financial Market Infrastructures and cyber security.
Ayn’s current obsession is socially responsible innovation. She holds a Bachelor of Economics from Rhodes University, Postgraduate Diploma in Futures Studies (Stellenbosch) and is currently pursuing her Masters in Futures Studies at the University of Stellenbosch.