Mr Ross McEwan
Ross McEwan is the Chief Technology Officer of Wala, a zero-fee financial services app for emerging markets, and co-founder and lead developer of Dala, a decentralized financial services ecosystem and cryptocurrency. Ross has nearly 20 years of experience in the technology space predominantly in financial services including retail, lending, asset management, and banking.
Prof Joel Quirk
Joel Quirk is a Professor of Politics at the University of the Witwatersrand. His research focuses on slavery and abolition, migration and human rights, and the history and politics of sub-Saharan Africa. Joel is the author or editor of seven books, including The Anti-Slavery Project: From the Slave Trade to Human Trafficking (2011), Mobility Makes States: Migration and Power in Africa (2015), and Contemporary Slavery: Popular Rhetoric and Political Practice (2017). He is a current member of the Yale Working Group on Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking, and is also a member of the