Saleem Ahmed
Chairman – UBF Digital CommitteeSVP - Head of Information Technology, Sharjah Islamic Bank

Mr. Saleem has more than 26 years of experience in Information technology with deep financial domain expertise and has worked earlier with Samba financial group in Saudi Arabia for 17 years and recently with First Abu Dhabi bank in Abu Dhabi for close to 5 years and has been instrumental in bringing to fruition several Global award-winning initiatives in these organizations while delivering core business value across the entire banking landscape.

He is currently responsible for all aspects of Information technology across Sharjah Islamic Bank and its group businesses (including the real estate and Islamic finance businesses). He is also currently the Chairman of the UAE Banking federation’s digital committee and also represents the UBF in the Arab Monetary Forum (AMF)’s fintech working group.

Mr. Saleem holds a Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering from College of Engineering, Guindy, Anna University in Chennai, India.