Episode 02: Crown Agents Bank: Creating Liquidity and Supporting Payments in Africa

Episode 02: Crown Agents Bank: Creating Liquidity and Supporting Payments in Africa

In this episode we interview the CEO of Crown Agents Bank, Albert Maasland, about the work they are doing supporting forex provision, liquidity and payments all over the continent, including in smaller and more fragile states. Albert also talks us through the enormous opportunities in Africa. We also discuss the significance of the bank’s recent acquisition of the Fintech Segovia and its win as best FX Provider for Emerging Market Currencies at the Global Finance Foreign Exchange Awards 2020.

Also in the studio this episode, Group Publisher Omar Ben Yedder provides us with his diary update covering the Africa Investment Forum in Johannesburg, the Brazil Africa Summit in Sao Paolo and the Royal African Society Annual Lecture at the V&A Museum in London by Yinka Shonibare.
Executive Producer and Host: Desné Masie
Co-producer and audio editor: Peter Doerrie
Digital and social editor: Shoshana Kedem
Group Publisher: Omar Ben Yedder
Music: ‘Give Love’ by Nettson
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