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Ngozi Megwa

Ngozi Megwa

Senior Vice President, Digital Partnerships for Middle East and Africa




Ngozi Megwa is the Senior Vice President, Digital Partnerships for Middle East and Africa. In this role she is responsible for managing Mastercard’s relationships with Digital Partners across the region including but not limited to Mobile Network Operators, Digital Giants and Regional Fintech Partners.

Ngozi has over 15 years of global experience in sales, marketing and operations holding leadership positions that cut across diverse industries such as technology, oil and gas, and financial services.

She joined Mastercard in 2010 and has held varied roles in the organization managing multiple product lines across several geographies and global clients. Prior to taking up her current role, she was the Head of Market Development for Sub-Saharan Africa responsible for driving business development activities for non-traditional payment solutions and partnerships with a focus on financial inclusion and the growth of digital payments.

Ngozi’s career in financial services began at American Express in 1999 in commercial card sales, leading business development activities across their United Kingdom multinational client group (Global Business Partnerships Group).  Right before joining Mastercard she was responsible for driving the growth commercial payments for the large corporate segment at Barclaycard within the Global Payments Solutions business and has since held a number of senior positions charged with growth and business development activities for the cards business.

Ngozi Megwa has a BSc. in Industrial Chemistry, Masters (MSc.) in Manufacturing Systems Engineering from the UK and a Global Executive MBA from IESE Business School in Spain – one of the top 5 business schools in Europe.