Mohammad Ali Allawala
Mohammad Ali AllawalaGlobal Head of Retail Islamic Banking (Saadiq)
Standard Chartered Bank
  • Over 2 decades of international experience in conventional and Islamic Banking.
  • Worked in 5 markets across Asia, Africa, and Middle East (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Malaysia, Egypt, and Pakistan) with Standard Chartered, Citibank, and Samba Financial Group.
  • Possesses a comprehensive scope of work in eight multi-dimensional markets including United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Pakistan, Malaysia, Bahrain, Brunei, and Indonesia
  • Performed senior management roles including Chief Executive Officer, Head of Retail Banking, and Cards Business Manager.
  • Managed businesses of size and scale with hands-on experience of business transformation. Expertise in Product Management, Distribution, Lending, Digital banking, Remittance, Payments, Wealth Management, and Marketing – across products and geographies.
  • Keen interest in digital banking and payment solutions. Recognized as ‘Best Islamic Retail Banking Group’, ‘Best Digital Islamic Bank’, and ‘Best Islamic Consumer Banker in Pakistan’.
  • Certified ‘NLP Practitioner’ and advocate of Sustainable Finance.
  • MBA from Institute of Business Administration, Karachi, Pakistan.