George Muga

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George Muga is the Head of Market Infrastructure at Financial Sector Deepening Uganda. His role entails facilitating government and industry players to develop infrastructure solutions that meet the financial needs of low-income Ugandans.

George has over 10 years’ experience from the telecommunications industry, with 9 years spent in Mobile Money functions. He was the Group Business Operations and Product Development Manager at Bharti Airtel Africa overseeing 15 African markets. Prior to that he was Head of Airtel Money Operations, at Airtel Networks Kenya Limited, where he was instrumental in leading the growth of Airtel Money in Kenya from its nascent stages. He has extensive experience in building mobile money agent networks, mobile money product development, business process and operations. He previously held Sales and Marketing roles in Zain Kenya and  GlaxoSmithKline Kenya.

George holds a Certificate in Digital Money and Operationalizing Mobile Money Operations from The Fletcher School – Tufts University, a post graduate diploma in Marketingfrom Chartered Institute of Marketing, UKand a Bachelor of Science degree from University of Nairobi.

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