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Saif Malik

CEO, UK and Regional Head, Client Coverage, UK & Türkiye


Saif Malik is CEO, UK and Regional Head, Client Coverage, UK & Türkiye. In this role, he leads the management and development of corporate and financial institution client relationships in the UK and Türkiye.


Saif joined Standard Chartered in 2006 and has held various leadership roles across the client business including Regional Co-Head of Global Banking for Africa & Middle East, Co-Head of Wholesale Banking with Standard Chartered Nigeria and Head of Corporate & Institutional Clients with Standard Chartered Malaysia. Prior to his current role, Saif was Global Head of our multinational corporate business (Global Subsidiaries).

Before he joined Standard Chartered, Saif held roles with Barclays Bank Tanzania, Barclays Bank Zambia, as well as a brief stint with the Central Bank of Zambia.

Saif is a passionate advocate for a sustainable, diverse and an inclusive global future. He possesses a wealth of Banking and Finance experience in the areas of sales & business development, marketing and corporate credit.

Saif holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a Master of Arts in International Business, both from the University of Kentucky, USA.

External appointments

Saif is a Board Member of UK Finance.

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