Mr. Shaffiq Dharamshi
Mr. Shaffiq Dharamshi is a banker with over 24 years of banking experience in the Middle East and Africa. He currently holds the position of Head of Banking at the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED), and is responsible for providing oversight on operations of financial institutions in the AKFED portfolio across Asia and Africa. He is also serving on the Boards of Diamond Trust Bank Limited, Tanzania, Diamond Trust Bank Limited, Uganda, Industrial Promotion and Development Company of Bangladesh Limited and DCB Bank Limited, India.
Mr. Dharamshi began his career in 1991 at Citibank, N.A Kenya and held various positions across different areas of the bank. In 2001, he moved to Citibank N.A. Bahrain and then to Citibank N.A. Kuwait in 2006, as the Country Risk Head. Mr. Dharamshi held the position of Senior Vice President, Wholesale Credit Risk Management at Mashreq Bank, Dubai, UAE from 2008 to 2013.
He holds a B.Sc degree in Economics from Trent University, Canada and an M.Sc degree in Economics and Management of Information from the London School of Economics, England.