2018 Forum programme

Ms. Nadia Abouayoub
Ms. Nadia Abouayoub

Strategist and Improvement Lead
British Computer Society
United Kingdom


Nadia Abouayoub is a member of the British Computer Society’s (B.C.S.) Artificial Intelligence Specialist Group Committee (S.G.A.I.) and the B.C.S. Women’s Group. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA). She has an MSc. in Computing and DESS in A.I. and Databases from the University of Dijon, and an MSc. in Formal Methods and the Security of Systems from Royal Holloway, University of London.

She had been a member of several committees aiming to empower youth and women, most especially in the financeand new technology sectors. One such initiative saw her organise a VISIO conference with NASA for the World Youth Congress in 2004 to enable participants experience the intricacies of robot navigation and the exploration of Mars. She is a member of the Expert Digital Panel for the IET ( Institution of Engineering and Technology in the UK).

She is a panel member for one of the UK university Industry/ Academy panel, which aims is to advise on the skills required for the future workforce. She is the organiser of the International Machine Intelligence Competition, run by the S.G.A.I.; and has organised several workshops and lectures aimed at educating the general public about Artificial Intelligence.

She has a personal interest in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals for which she has organised many volunteer workshops. She wrote articles focusing on the impact of AI in the financial sector. She launched her graduate career with JP Morgan and has accrued more than 15 years’ experience within the investment banking sector in such fields as Risk Management, Product Control and Technology in Trading Applications. She is currently a Strategist and Improvement Lead.