Nafisa is an experienced Financial Technology Specialist working and Teaching within the Business and Financial Ecosystem . Skilled in Data Analytics, Policy and Strategic Planning she is a strong Financial Compliance advocate.
Her work in supporting policy decisions using data Analytics provides her with good understanding of key skills and challenges in delivering financial services most especially to the poor.
she is currently a Post-Graduate Researcher and Teaching Assistant at the Salford Business School of the University of Salford Manchester and her research and interest includes digital financial technology such as FinTech, financial integrity and compliance, digital intelligence, Money Laundering, financial literacy amongst others.
Nafisa is also a Data Analyst with the Central Bank of Nigeria tasked with the role of providing and analysing data to ensure full implementation of the Nigeria National Financial Inclusion Strategy (NFIS). Her work involves providing evidence-based analysis of trends to enable decision making on inclusive growth. she interacted with demand and supply side data from the payment system especially as it relates to delivering financial services to the poor and the financially excluded.
Before joining the Central Bank of Nigeria, she was the pioneer Head of ICT Unit of the Nigeria Governors Forum Secretariat. As the Head of ICT she was instrumental to the design and management of the ICT strategies and policies of the Secretariat and the forum at large where she made several critical inputs to the Nigerian State Governments’ adoption of the Nigeria ICT policy.