Chief Fintech Officer
Afiq is currently the Chief Fintech Officer of the Fintech Hub for the Astana International Financial Centre, where his focus is the development of the fintech ecosystem in Kazakhstan and Central Asia, and the development of strategic partnerships for AIFC. Until July 2018, he served as a member of the Fintech Advisory Council for AIFC.
Prior to AIFC, Afiq was the Executive Director of Ventures & Strategic Partnerships in the Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC), a Malaysian government agency tasked with driving the innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem. He was a founding member of this government agency and was previously the Acting CEO. Prior to that Afiq was in management consulting across Southeast Asia with Bain & Company and Accenture.