Kenneth S. Matomola

Chief Executive Officer (NAMFISA)

Kenneth S. Matomola is the Chief Executive Officer of the Namibia Financial Institutions Supervisory Authority (NAMFISA). Previously he held various positions in NAMFISA (Acting CEO, Assistant CEO: Supervision, General Manager: Investment Institutions, General Manager: Research, Policy & Statistics), at First National Bank (Manager: Regulatory Reporting), and Bank of Namibia (various positions in Banking Supervision Department). His professional interests lie in financial regulations and supervision and markets development. Mr Matomola is the current Chairperson of the Committee of Insurance, Securities and Non-banking Financial Authorities (CISNA), a substructure of the Southern African Development Community (SADC). He also serves on the Executive Committee of the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS). Mr. Matomola holds MSc. in Financial Economics from the University of London, Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Namibia, and Advance Diploma in Central Banking from the Institute of Bankers South Africa. He further completed the Senior Leadership Development Programme with the University of Cape Town and the Senior Executive Programme – Africa, with the Harvard Business School.

Dr. Peter O. Onyango

Principal Specialist Risk and Stress Testing (CMA of Kenya)

Dr. Peter O. Onyango has (17) years’ wealth of experience in risk management, regulatory sandbox, high-level policy development and crisis management. He currently serves as Principal Specialist Risk & Stress Testing at the Capital Markets Authority (CMA) – Kenya. At the CMA, he was instrumental in the establishment of the Kenyan derivatives market. He is currently utilizing his skills in equities, online FX, blockchain, regulatory sandbox, sustainability/green finance, and other markets. He previously worked with KCB Bank Group Limited as a Market Risk Manager and with East Africa Reinsurance Company as an Actuarial Analyst. Dr. Onyango holds a doctorate in Business Administration from the United States International University in Kenya, a Master's in Finance from Strathclyde University (UK), and a bachelor's degree in Actuarial Science.

Esther Manthi

Manager: Licensing and Approvals (CMA of Kenya)

Esther has over 16 years’ experience in corporate commercial law, FinTech and regulatory sandboxes, mergers and acquisitions. She is currently Manager, Licensing and Approvals at the Capital Markets Authority-Kenya. In this position, she undertakes the ‘gatekeeping’ role by reviewing applications for licensing and approvals for both debt and equities to ensure compliance with the regulatory framework while at the same time deepening the capital markets in Kenya. Esther is also the Chair of the Regulatory Sandbox Review Committee at the Capital Markets Authority, Kenya. She possesses a good understanding of regulatory sandboxes and FinTechs. Prior to joining the Authority, Esther worked with one of the leading law firms in kenya as a senior associate in charge of corporate commercial transactions. Esther holds a Bachelor of Laws degree (LL.B) from the University of Nairobi, and a Master of Arts Degree (International Conflict Management) from the Institute of Diplomacy and International Studies, University of Nairobi. She is Advocate of the High Court of Kenya of 16 years’ standing, with extensive experience in legal practice.

Niyi Adegboye

Chief Operating Officer / CO-founder (Prembly)

Niyi Adegboye is a co-founder at Prembly, a leading Security Infrastructure & Compliance Company for Digital Businesses Across Emerging Markets, where he oversees Partnerships and Operations. Niyi started out in tech as a software developer, transitioned to a product manager, and finally settled in business development. Before Prembly, he was the Head of Growth and Partnerships at Accounteer and Edves, spearheading business development, customer success and driving growth by developing strategies and tactics to increase customer base and revenue. Niyi attended the Tekedia Institute obtaining an MBA certification in Innovation Growth and Digital Execution.


Ms. Romancia Shoonga - Manager: Client Management Services


Dr. Attlee Gamundani - Senior Lecturer: Cybersecurity


Dr. John Sifani - Director: Center for Innovation and Development


Mr. Christian Jagla - Head: Component Financial Systems Development


Mr.Henrich Tsauseb - Manager: SMEs


Ms. Tosin Adisa - Head of Marketing


Ms. Toini Amaambo


Event Schedule Day 2 - 11th May 2023

Adjacent hall will have exhibitions

09:00 AM


09:15 AM

Opening by NAMFISA GM: Research, Policy and Statistics

Mr. Floris Fleermuys

09:30 AM

Presentation by Prembly

Ms. Tosin Adisa

10:15 AM

Presentation by DBN

Mr. Heinrich Tsauseb

11:00 AM


Various Performances

11:15 AM

Presentation by BIPA

Ms. Romancia Shoonga

12:00 PM

Presentation by GIZ

Mr. Christian Jagla

12:45 PM

Entertainment During Lunch

Various Performances

13:30 PM

Presentation by NUST

Dr. Attlee Gamundani

14:15 PM

Presentation by UNAM

Dr. John Sifani

15:00 PM

Presentation by IUM

Ms. Toini Amaambo

15:45 PM


Various Performances

16:00 PM

Closure of program by NAMFISA GM: Capital Markets

Mr. Absalom Kapenda

Event Schedule Day 1 - 10th May 2023streaming

Live streaming via FaceBook and YouTube and MS Teams for NAMFISA staff.

09:00 AM


10:00 AM

National Anthem & AU Anthem

Commencement of formalities by Director of Ceremonies

Ms. Joanette Eises

Welcoming by NAMFISA DCEO: Market Conduct and Operations

Mr. Johannes Smit

10:20 AM


10:30 AM

Remarks and Introduction of the Hon. Deputy Minister by NAMFISA CEO

Mr. Kenneth S. Matomola

11:30 AM

Remarks and Launch of the NAMFISA Regulatory Sandbox by the Deputy Minister of Finance and Public Enterprises

Hon. Deputy Minister Maureen Hinda-Mbuende

National Anthem & AU Anthem

12:00 PM

Entertainment During Lunch

Various Performances

13:30 PM

Presentation: Experience of FinTech evolution in Kenya

Dr. Peter O. Onyango

14:00 PM


Various Performances

14:30 PM

Presentation: Capital Markets Authority (CMA) of Kenya Regulatory Sandbox

Ms. Esther Manthi

15:00 PM

Presentation: Experience of FinTech evolution in Africa

Mr. Niyi Adegboye

15:30 PM

Closure of program by Director of Ceremonies

Ms. Joanette Eises

Our Venue

Country Club Oryx 1, Windhoek Country Club Resort, B1 Western Bypass, Windhoek

Meet the FinTech Specialist

Mrs. Anneke Els

FinTech Specialist

Research, Policy and Statistics

For any queries regarding the FinTech Square event, please contact Mrs. Anneke Els at: