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Reader (Associate Professor) in Law, University of East London

Dr Iwa Salami is a Reader (Associate Professor) in financial law and regulation at the Royal Docks School of Business and Law, where she is also Research Degrees Leader and Programme Leader for the LLM in FinTech Law. She has also lectured at Queen Mary, University of London.

Prior to joining the University of East London she was a research fellow at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies at Queen Mary, University of London.

She has previously worked in the UK and abroad including the Government Legal Service and the African Development Bank.

Iwa has published widely in the field of financial law and economic integration in emerging economies. She is currently working on financial technology (fintech) regulation in Africa and other emerging markets, where she is assessing the benefits and implications of mobile payments and cryptocurrencies.

Iwa holds an LLB (Law) degree from University of Westminster, an LLM in International Business Law (Merit) from King's College, University of London and a PhD from Queen Mary, University of London.


  • –present
    Senior Lecturer in Financial Law and Regulation, University of East London, University of East London