Binance, a crypto and blockchain infrastructure provider, has announced the appointment of Nadeem Anjarwalla as its director for East Africa, leading business operations across over 12 markets in the region.

This was disclosed at the 28th Nigerian Economic Summit, which was held in Abuja, themed: ‘Emerging technologies for social and economic inclusion: Connecting people & democratising access’.

Prior to joining Binance, Anjarwalla served as a partner at Global Founders Capital, a global venture capital fund where he was responsible for making and managing the funds’ investments across Africa primarily in early-stage technology-enabled businesses.

He holds a BA in Philosophy Politics and Economics from Oxford University and a MA from Stanford University.

He served as an advisor on several investments, helping guide, navigate and scale their operations, a thread common throughout his career including while General Manager at Uber Eats where he sat on the Sub-Saharan Africa Leadership Team and scaled Uber Eats’ presence in the region.