Managing Director and Co-Head of Processing – Africa
Dr. Reda Helal is the Managing Director and Co-Head of Processing – Africa, leading a client-focused business unit serving financial institutions, fintechs and payment partners. Reda has been with Network since 2007 in several roles, including partnering with the KSA team to launch the company’s business in the Kingdom as well as being Group Chief Sales Officer - Processing.
He is passionate about payments innovation, financial inclusions and cashless societies, with over 22 years of experience in Digital Payments, Strategic Planning and Execution, New Market Entries and Leadership Practices in multinational payments organisations. He’s also held various leadership roles in international banks across the Middle East, Africa and North America including Citibank, United Bank, and Arab Bank.
Reda holds a doctorate degree from the University of Liverpool, UK, and a Master’s degree from York University, UK.