Shanaz Mohammed recently joined the TTIFC as Manager-Cashless Economy and Financial inclusion. She would be responsible for the day-to-day implementation and management of projects and leading research activities through continuous engagement of key stakeholders. Before joining the TTIFC, Shanaz served as the Public Sector ICT Specialist within the Ministry of Digital Transformation where she was instrumental in the management of the Government ICT Leadership Advisory Council, a multi-stakeholder group comprising of public sector ICT practitioners charged with the responsibility of reviewing Government ICT policies and guidelines. She also served as a committee member contributing to the development of the previous National ICT Plans such as smarTT and the national ICT BluePrint. Moreover, she has vast experience in the fields of monitoring and evaluation techniques and enterprise-wide solutions management.
Her passion for digital transformation programmes led her to the TTIFC where she believes that financial sector transformation is vital for the facilitation of a digital economy. She also believes that this sector is very dynamic and forces one to be innovative. Shanaz hopes to be a value add to the organization by creating synergies and assisting with the creation of sustainable financial inclusion strategies which can further lead to a more participatory environment for the citizens and businesses within Trinidad and Tobago.
Shanaz holds bachelor’s degrees in Information Systems and Management and Law from the University of London and master’s degrees in Business Administration and Law from the Australian Institute of Business and Staffordshire University respectively. She is also registered on the Roll of the Attorneys-at-Law.