Bernard Matthewman

Regional Director, MEA
Motive Labs

Bernard is a highly experienced CEO in Africa, who over the past 20 years has built and sold significant FinTech businesses, including the well-known Paynet Group. PesaPoint formed part of Paynet in East Africa, which recently won the Gold Award for innovation at the ATMIA 50 year celebrations for the global first of performing cardless mobile transactions on ATMs. Bernard has notable leadership credentials, he was awarded the Industry Leadership Award by Aitec Africa in 2012 and sits on the interim board of the Payments Association of Kenya. Bernard is leading Motive Partners in MEA region to identify key member institutions and working with its existing partners for its innovative Labs program as well as emerging FinTech players.