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Nkiruka Uwaje


Global Innovation Manager

United Kingdom



Nkiru leads SWIFT’s engagement with the FinTech innovation ecosystem and is responsible for managing and sourcing co-innovation opportunities that accelerate and de-risk SWIFT’s strategy.

Prior to joining SWIFT, Nkiru worked at the forefront of new technology as the Blockchain Strategy Lead for Dell Technologies UK & Ireland. Here she championed Dell Technologies’ partnership with VMWare to build and bring to market their Enterprise Blockchain platform.

In her wider capacity, Nkiru acts as a trusted adviser to the financial sector on digital transformation and innovation. She is regularly speaks at global events about her experience of implementing emerging technologies such as DLT.

In 2019, Nkiru spoke at: SWIFT Operations Forum Europe, Sibos 2019 London, European Policy Centre, Global Blockchain Expo Europe, WinTrade Week, Blockchain Summit London, Global IT Security Summit, Everywoman 2019, and iWish – STEM for Girls.