Nadia Abouayoub - Chair
Nadia Abouayoub is a strategist and specialist on Innovation for the Financial Sector. She is a member of the British Computer Society’s (B.C.S.) Artificial Intelligence Specialist Group Committee (S.G.A.I). She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA). She has a MSc. in Computing and DESS in A.I. and Databases from the University of Dijon. She has a MSc. in Formal Methods and the Security of Systems from Royal Holloway, University of London. As a member of several committees. Nadia is passionate about the finance and new technology sectors.
One such initiative saw her organise a VISIO conference with NASA for the World Youth Congress in 2004 to enable participants to experience the intricacies of robot navigation and the exploration of Mars.
She is a member of the Expert Digital Panel for the IET (Institution of Engineering and Technology in the UK) and a panel member for one of the UK university Industry/ Academy panel, which aims is to advise on the skills required for the future workforce. Nadia is a member of a United Nations focus group on AI in smart cities.
Nadia is also the organiser of the International Machine Intelligence Competition, run by the S.G.A.I.; and has organised several workshops and lectures focused on educating the public about Artificial Intelligence.
Personally, she has an interest in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, for which she has organised many volunteer workshops.
She has written articles focusing on the impact of AI in the financial sector. Her career was launched with JP Morgan and since then has accrued over 15 years’ experience within the investment banking sector in such fields as Risk Management, Product Control and Technology in Trading Applications.
She is the founder of AIFINAI, an educational platform, and is currently writing her first book on the Education and impact of AI. She is currently a Lecturer/ Module Leader on a newly created MSc in Data of Science. Nadia is sought after as an expert in innovation and digital strategies in the financial sector.