Juliet Wangui Maina

Senior Manager, Regulatory and Public Policy at M-PESA Africa

Juliet Wangui Maina is the Senior Manager, Regulatory and Public Policy at M-PESA Africa. She has previously worked with the mobile money team at the GSMA where she was responsible for developing thought leadership and guidelines for the mobile money industry based on industry best practice. Among other things, Juliet explored the role of data protection for emerging technologies in financial services such as cloud computing and artificial intelligence. Juliet was also responsible for authoring content that acts as reference material for policymakers and private sector actors seeking to understand the future of mobile money regulation. 

Juliet joined the GSMA from the law firm TripleOKLaw Advocates, where she oversaw setting up and leading the Telecommunications, Media and Technology (TMT) practice. She has experience working at the ICT regulator in Kenya, and Pygma Consulting, an ICT Consulting firm in South Africa.

Juliet received her LL. B with Honors from the University of Birmingham, UK in 2010 and later completed a Master’s program in ICT Policy and Regulation (with distinction) at the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa. 

10.30 AM - 11.00 AM

Wednesday 25th May

Africa Market Outlook:

The regulatory landscape, trends and future prospects

11.15 AM - 12.30 PM

Wednesday 25th May

Breakout Session A in English

Regulatory Innovation for Financial Inclusion and consumer protection