D. R. Maurice

Financial Services Advisor

Diane R. Maurice is a financial services advisor in Africa with a focus on technology and process improvements. Her former three-year residency position was at the Central Bank of Tunisia with engagements with the Central Bank of Moldova and the Central Bank of Afghanistan. Her Central Bank career began at the Federal Reserve of New York and San Francisco as an operational and technology risk specialist.

Ms. Maurice also serves in advisory capacity in risk management for EMTECH Technology, a Fintech Company serving Central Banks implementing central bank digital currency (CBDC), regulatory sandbox platforms and other blockchain technologies engaged with six Central Banks in Africa and the Caribbean. Special interests include the use of telecommunications to promote financial inclusion as a complement to other financial market infrastructure including traditional banking.

During her 35-year career in IT Governance , Diane served in debt. asset management, and risk management roles at European and American investment and commercial banks including Fortis, ABN Amro Bank, State Street Global Advisors, Morgan Stanley, and TD Securities. Rating agency investment management experience includes both Standard & Poor’s and Moody’s Investors. Her focus as a strategic risk professional includes a broad range of technology and non-technology related risks.

10.00 AM - 10.45 AM

Thursday 26th May

Keynote Address

Africa Market Outlook: The regulatory landscape, trends and future prospects