Kari Tukur

Kari Tukur is the Vice President and Head of Customer Solutions, East and West Africa at Mastercard. In this role, she is responsible for shaping and building diverse payment ecosystems in over 30 markets in East and West Africa and Indian Ocean Islands, geared towards driving financial and digital inclusion for all segments of consumers.


She also sits on the Board of DLM capital group which comprises subsidiaries in investment banking, trustees, securities trading, FX, digital banking, asset management, and corporate lending.

Before joining Mastercard in August 2019, she successfully managed consumer, private, and retail banking activities across Africa and Europe for multinational banks like Banco Santander, Standard Bank, and Standard Chartered bank. She also led the cross-functional team responsible for the successful integration of the Retail business of one of the biggest bank mergers on the continent, Diamond /Access bank.

She has been recognized as the corporate African Woman of the year 2021 by the Global Women in Tech and has been included in the top 50 most influential women in Nigeria by Business Day, and top 50 leading ladies in Nigeria by leading ladies Africa.

Session by Kari

October 11, 2023

11.00 – 11.45 pm

“The Convergence of FinTech and Commerce”