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Mohamed Abdel Razek
Regional Chief Information Officer (CIO) for Africa and the Middle East, and CIO for Islamic Banking at Standard Chartered Bank


Mohamed Abdel Razek has been appointed as the Regional Chief Information Officer for Standard Chartered Bank in Africa and the Middle East (AME), he is also the CIO for the bank’s Islamic Banking business, Saadiq; a role that he has been holding since September 2019.

With a wealth of experience that spans near three decades within Global/Multinational IT Operations, Management, and Strategy across the globe, Mo will be responsible for driving the Bank’s current and future technology strategy across the AME region. He will also be maintaining the bank’s technology landscape across various business segments, providing technology support to the AME management team and contributing to the regional business strategy.

Mohamed joined the Bank in May 2015 as Global Head - Technology Operations and Collective Intelligence & Command Centre (CnC) and Head of Technology Malaysia -Global Business Services.

Before joining Standard Chartered Bank, Mohamed worked for the British American Tobacco between 2007 and 2015, where he held a variety of senior positions in Malaysia, the Middle East and North Africa. Prior to that and between 1996 and 2007, Mo worked for Schlumberger, where he led Technology in a multitude of regional and global Technology Management roles in Egypt, France, Ireland and UAE.

Mo completed his studies at McGill University in Montréal, Québec and holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering (Double Major, Telecommunication and Control & Automation). He speaks fluent Arabic, French and English and is married with two children.

Agenda Sessions

  • The power of partnerships: Collaboration with fintechs for mutual benefit


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