Yvonne Johnson

Co-founder/CEO of Indicina

Yvonne Johnson is the Co-founder/CEO of Indicina – a FinTech infrastructure start-up.  

Yvonne Johnson is a strategic thinker with a demonstrated ability to influence change by leveraging innovative solutions. She comes with over a decade of leadership experience supporting executive management on strategy within  Financial Services. Most recently, Yvonne led the Strategy team of a Tier 1  Nigerian banking group. She received her MBA at the Kellogg School of  Management where she graduated on the Kellogg Dean’s List and was a recipient of the Donald P. Jacobs International Scholarship. 

At the Bank, Yvonne led the Strategy function for the Commercial Banking Group including its local and international subsidiaries. Notably, she led the efforts in defining a Digital Finance strategy for the Bank including the launch of its first-ever innovation hub. 

An Honors graduate of the University of Toronto, her previous work experience includes Merrill Lynch Investment Banking, Diamond Management & Technology  Consultants as well as Community Lab in New York, where as Director of Process  & Execution strategy, she worked directly with the CEO of this non-profit organization to define their overall implementation strategies and negotiate partnerships with local development agencies. 

Yvonne is also an early-stage investor/adviser in Pan-African technology start-ups,  notably Andela and Flutterwave.

10:30 - 11:10

Day 2

Panel: Building the future of credit in Africa

FOC/FI | Main Stage

Examining what it takes to build credit solutions at scale in Nigeria and across the continent.