Maureen Biney

Software Engineer, American Express

Maureen is a Ghanaian Software Engineer based in the UK. She currently works at American Express building software in Java with many years of experience in coding and non-coding roles in the tech space. Maureen holds a BSc. Management Information Systems degree from Ashesi University (Ghana) an MSc. in Information systems from the University of Surrey (United Kingdom).


In 2019, Maureen won the everywoman in Technology Award (Innovator of the Year) for the work she did promoting Healthcare Information Systems in Ghana. This year, Maureen has been featured in TLA Black Women in Tech’s publication – Voices in the Shadow. 


Maureen loves engaging with people from different backgrounds and at different levels of their careers to learn about their career journeys. She enjoys speaking about her career journey to inspire girls and women to take up roles in technology. Maureen loves listening to podcasts and watching African movies. When she is not working, she spends a lot of time with Aria – her six-year-old daughter.