With an exciting career spanning over 20 years, Darlington has led the development and growth of a number of new businesses, particularly focused on providing digital and mobile financial products across Africa. Based in London, he is currently the CEO of Fintech & Digital Platforms for Cassava Technologies.

Darlington has acquired valuable business experience across some of Africa’s largest and dynamic markets including Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya, Burundi and Zimbabwe. Driven by a passion for innovation, he has led in the launching and scaling up of some of Africa’s most successful mobile financial service brands such as EcoCash (mobile money), EcoSure (Insurtech) and Remittances.

He holds a B-Tech in Business Management and an MA Leadership both from University of Zimbabwe, and an MBA from Nottingham Trent University.