Mohau G. Ramakhula

Solutions Delivery Architect, Econet Telecom Lesotho

I am a seasoned software development and fintech practitioner formally trained in computer engineering and further in technology and innovation management at the University of Pretoria in South Africa. I am a DevOps Engineer: Accounting and Payments Systems at the Central Bank of Lesotho. I am responsible for the technical operation of the following payment systems: SWIFT, Real Time Cross Settlement (RTGS), SIRRESS, ACH, Card Switch, and Instant Payment Switch at the Central Bank of Lesotho. I am also the resident technical regulatory consultant forming part of the due diligence team in the review and evaluation of licensing and compliance of Payments Services Providers (Banks, Fintechs, MNOs) compliance during and post-licensing issuance.

My interests are in electronic payment systems, and alternative and embedded finance. I am a Member of the London Institute of Banking & Finance. I am also a CPD scholar in the same institution where I am engaged in the Certified Fintech Practitioner and Certificate in digital banking and Finance programmes. I have also completed the Instant and Inclusive and Payments System (IIPS) Program with Digital Frontiers Institute where I have completed the Technology and the Regulatory specialization streams of IIPS training and hope to complete the operations stream in the near future.