Iwa Salami

Dr Iwa Salami

Reader (Associate Professor)

Centre of FinTech

Department of Law & Criminology , Royal Docks School of Business and Law

  • Reader (Associate Professor) in Financial Law and Regulation
  • Co-Director, Centre of FinTech
  • Programme Leader, LLM FinTech Law
  • Programme Leader, Postgraduate Research Degrees (Law)
  • Deputy Chair, School's Research Degrees Sub-Committee
  • Executive Board Member, Centre for the Study of States, Markets and People


  • PhD (London)
  • LLM (London)
  • LLB (London)
  • PG Cert in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education
  • FHEA

Areas Of Interest

  •  Regulation of mobile payments, crowd-funding;
  • Regulation of Web 3.0 application in finance including crypto-assets, stablecoins, decentralised finance (DeFi), Non-fungible tokens (NFTs), the metaverse;
  • Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) - wholesale and retail;
  • CBDCs and regional projects;
  • Legal Dimensions of DLT/ Blockchain Technology.

Dr Salami is keen to supervise potential PhD students interested in researching any of the areas listed above or other related aspects of FinTech regulation.