Paga’s New CFO, Ian Cleverly Believes His Experience Will be Vital as the Fintech Targets International Expansion

Ian Cleverly
Paga announces Ian Cleverly as new CFO as it prepares to expand into other emerging markets

Nigerian mobile money company, Paga, began the new year with a monumental addition as the Fintech unveiled Ian Cleverly as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

Paga Unveils Ian Cleverly as CFO as the Fintech Targets International Expansion

In his role as the CFO, Cleverly will be handling all of Paga’s Finance, Risk, Compliance, and Internal Audit functions across all countries of operations.

Commenting on his appointment, Ian Cleverly expressed his excitement about being a part of the mobile money company.

I am delighted to have joined Paga at an exciting time as the company scales and gathers momentum for its next phase of international expansion.

Paga CFO, Ian Cleverly

“Paga encompasses smart and passionate people, strong technology and innovation as well as a growing worldwide footprint and I believe my experience will be additive to the team as we implement and execute our growth strategy,” he said.


Before joining Paga, Cleverly boasts an impressive 20 year work experience. He was the CFO and Executive Director at Maistro Plc. Before then, he worked as CFO at Hutchison 3G Ireland, as well as Cable & Wireless Communications in Jamaica.

Ian Cleverly began his work journey at Procter & Gamble where he led various finance departments. Since then, he has gathered experience in diveese fields including Divestments, Corporate Restructuring, Business Transformation, Operationalizing Change, Disposals etc.

His experience also covers fields of Legal Regulatory and Compliance, Strategy, Supply Chain, Fundraising and extensive International Board Level experience.

Paga Unveils Ian Cleverly as CFO as the Fintech Targets International Expansion
Procter & Gamble was Ian Cleverly’s first employer

He obtained a National Diploma in Business Studies, Finance and Accounting from Alton College, and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. Cleverly has volunteered since 2014 as the Chair of the Advisory Board for Limbcare Limited.

With Paga’s imminent expansion into other emerging markets, Ian Cleverly’s addition to the team is a strategic one. With his massive experience, he could help Paga achieve its continent-wide goal of making it simple for 1 billion people to access and use money.

If you’d like to get featured on our Entrepreneur Spotlight, click here to share your startup story with us.


Get latest Technology news, reviews, business-related content with a deliberate emphasis on the African narrative and insightful analysis in Nigeria – straight to your inbox.

Related Posts