Tarek Mouganie

Founder and Group CEO | Affinity Africa


A Ghanaian national, Tarek moved to the U.K. to pursue a career in academia. After gaining a PhD in Applied Superconductivity, he was sponsored to commercialize his research and through a series of coincidences, ended up as an investor focusing on financial institutions. Tarek is on the board of Arms Around the Child and OneLeap. He is also an advisor to Dr Jane Goodall DBE and Chatham House. Tarek is a seasoned athlete and has competed in many international marathons and triathlons, including being the first Ghanaian to qualify and race in the 2014 ITU World Championships. Tarek is involved with the Ghana Athletics Association and Ghana Olympic Committee and helped set up the Ghana Triathlon Federation. He is the founder of Affinity, a licensed deposit-collecting financial institution in Ghana that supports the unbanked and underserved, providing every individual and business with accessible and affordable financial services they can trust.


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