Nic Wasunna

Nic Wasunna

Senior Consultant

Nic is a Senior Consultant at BFA Global. He works with various stakeholders to deliver financial services to unserved and underserved communities in inclusive financial inclusion, digital financial services (DFS), inclusive fintech, livelihoods, microenterprises, and climate action. He is a technology enthusiast and comes with 18+ years of commercial experience in product innovation/development, channel, and market development. He has worked in digital payments (C2B2C, B2B, P2G2P), mobile money interoperability, remittances (P2P, B2C), agent services (CICO), credit, savings, and inclusive insurance.

Prior to BFA, Nic worked at Inclusivity Solutions, an Africa-based InsurTech as GM and Head of Business Development, where was responsible for identifying and onboarding new inclusive insurance partners with whom they developed bundled insurance products to increase reach to the underserved segments. Prior to that, he worked at GSMA Mobile for Development (M4D) program, where he brokered collaborative engagements among mobile networks, FinTechs, digital service providers, and other stakeholders in to build incremental adoption and usage of mobile financial services globally. Nic also worked at Safaricom for 10 years, where he held positions in customer service, sales, product, channel, and business development. Most notably, he was recognized for his lead role in developing and launching Lipa na M-PESA - one of the largest mobile money merchant payment products in Africa.

Nic holds a BA from Kenyatta University, an MBA from Strathmore Business School, Nairobi and Global Module of the Advanced Management (GMAM) Programme from IESE Business School, Spain.