Meet Our Speakers and Presenters

Suresh Bajpai
Suresh BajpaiExecutive Vice President, Revenue Maximization
Mastercard
Malik Sarwar
Malik SarwarChief Executive Officer
K2 Leaders Inc
Noha Shaker
Noha ShakerSecretary General | Egyptian Fintech Association
Vice President | Africa Fintech Network
Sagheer Mufti
Sagheer MuftiChief Operating Officer
HBL
Philip King
Philip KingGlobal Head of Retail Banking
ADIB
Suvrat Saigal
Suvrat Saigal Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer, Retail Banking
Ahli United Bank
Subroto Som
Subroto SomSenior Executive Vice President, Head of Retail Banking Group
Mashreq
Dr. Ajay Makhija
Dr. Ajay MakhijaFormer Group Head, Global Consumer Banking
SAMBA
Ahmed Albalooshi
Ahmed AlbalooshiGroup Chief Information Officer
Al Baraka Banking Group
Umair Chaudhary
Umair ChaudharyGroup Chief Operating Officer
Habib Bank
AG Zurich
Abdullah AlEisa
Abdullah AlEisaChief Operating Officer
Jadwa Investment
Prakriti Singh
Prakriti Singh Vice President, Mastercard Labs: Middle East & Africa
Mastercard
Hashim M. AlTamimi
Hashim M. AlTamimiChief Operating Officer
National Financing Services Company
Mohammad Ali Allawala
Mohammad Ali AllawalaGlobal Head of Retail Islamic Banking (Saadiq)
Standard Chartered Bank
Pankaj Asthaana
Pankaj Asthaana Vice President, Digital Payments & Labs: MENA
Mastercard
Peter Smith
Peter Smith Managing Director, Head of Strategy, Policy and Risk
Dubai Financial Services Authority | President, National Advisory Council | Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment
Omar Christidis
Omar ChristidisFounder & CEO
ArabNet
Abdullah Tayseer AlMutawa
Abdullah Tayseer AlMutawaExecutive Manager, Head of Central Operations
Kuwait Finance House
Andrew McKechnie
Andrew McKechnieChief Retail Banking Officer
Al Masraf
Mohamed AlTajer
Mohamed AlTajerChairman of the CMO Council MENA Advisory Board
CMO Council

Preeti Mundhra
Preeti MundhraHead of Marketing & Partnerships
Liv. Bank
Maisa J. Shunnar
Maisa J. ShunnarChief Digital Transformation Officer
Bahrain Islamic Bank
Padmini Gupta
Padmini Gupta Chief Executive Officer
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Tracy Drakebly
Tracy Drakebly Head of Digital & Special Projects
BLOM Bank S.A.L.
Nihal Abughattas
Nihal AbughattasFintech Consultant and Founding Board Member
MENA Fintech Association
Abdullah Al-Jufaili
Abdullah Al-JufailiHead, Retail Enterprises
BankMuscat SAOG
Ali Alomran
Ali AlomranChief Information Officer
Arab National Bank
Samee Zafar
Samee ZafarDirector
Edgar, Dunn & Company
 Gary Thompson
Gary ThompsonExecutive Program Director and Intelligent Automation Advisor
Big Innovation Centre Middle East
Kerim Alain Bertrand
Kerim Alain BertrandSVP, Global Sales and Marketing
SmartMessage
Murat Guner
Murat GunerRegional Sales Manager, MEA
SmartMessage
Andrew Bell
Andrew BellUAE Country Manager
Beehive UAE
Shreesti Ghosh
Shreesti GhoshRegional Manager, GCC
Freshworks
Fahd Amjad
Fahd AmjadManaging Partner
KOYOS Technologies
Farshad Nowshadi
Farshad NowshadiVice President eStrategy | Saman Bank
VC/Mentor – Level39
Mohan Murali
Mohan MuraliPresident & Chief Executive Officer
Axletree Solutions
Cedric Warde
Cedric WardeDirector of Digital Trust & Cybersecurity Product Management, ICT Business
du
Tanvir Shah
Tanvir ShahManaging Director
The Partnerships
Alaa AlRousan
Alaa AlRousanSenior Account Director
SWIFT
Ahmed Adel Mansour
Ahmed Adel MansourChief Information Officer: Fintech & Blockchain Expert
Egyptian Bank
Mohamed Nabil
Mohamed Nabil Global Chief Information Security Officer
Egyptian Bank
Mirza Ashraf Beg
Mirza Ashraf BegCo-Founder
Money Protects Ltd
 Javed Abbasi
Javed AbbasiPrincipal, Digital & Cybersecurity Specialist
GISBA
Mohamed Roushdy
Mohamed RoushdyFounder
FinTech Bazaar