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AU-EU Summit 17-18 February 2022: A Science Agenda

The AERAP Africa-Europe Science Collaboration Platform will organise side events at the AU-EU Summit on 14-18 February 2022. The purpose of the meeting will be to promote awareness of the contribution of collaborative research and development as a critical aspect of EU-Africa relations and collaborations, in particular in addressing global challenges together.

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Dakshesh Patel

Tingo Group Nigeria
Group CFO
Joined Tingo Group in July 2021. Strong fintech and African experience and leading Tingo’s Uplist to the NYSE and strategy for growth of its Agri-Fintech business in Africa.  Daks has extensive experience in banking and payments.  Formerly CFO of NatWest’s Global Debt and Investment Banking division. Led the Restructure of Lloyds Banking Group during the last Financial Crisis as part of Project Atlantic. Managed and advised on the refinancing and reorganisation of complex finance structures and treasury for world’s largest shipping group. Advised two of the largest merchant acquirers in the UK.  Led numerous engagements through his former consulting group Longbridge Capital in infrastructure, banking & fintech ventures in Africa. Founded two fintech start-ups including   Yespay (a payment gateway acquired by Worldpay).  Daks has strong ties with Africa and is passionate about bringing financial inclusion and social upliftment to this part of the world.