Saif MalikRegional Co-Head, Global Banking, Africa and Middle East – Corporate and Institutional Banking CIB Standard Chartered
Saif has over 18 years’ experience in all aspects of banking in Africa. Since he joined Standard Chartered in 2006, he has held a number of senior positions and has worked in South Africa, Nigeria, Zambia, and Tanzania. He was head of the wholesale banking business for Standard Chartered in Malaysia and worked with Barclays Bank in Africa.
Saif is based in Johannesburg, South Africa as the regional co-head of Global Banking for Africa and the Middle East. He leads a team of over 400 staff across 25 markets and is responsible for defining the regional business strategy, managing the client asset portfolio, and delivering revenue and operating profit growth.
Saif was born and bred in Zambia and holds an MA in international business and a BA in economics.