Faraaz AliGroup Head - Digital Ecosystems, API and Open Banking at DBS
Faraaz Ali is the Regional Business Head for Ecosystems Partnerships & Balance Sheet Management at DBS and responsible for overall product strategy, customer proposition and profitability.
Prior to joining DBS, Faraaz was the Regional Head for Retail Banking Products for ANZ Bank from 2013 – 2017, where he managed the overall business and product management functions; working closely with the Asia Pacific country business teams to deliver innovative payment products and a distinctive customer experience.
From 2004 to 2013, Faraaz was heading the Citibank’s card businesses across Middle-East and North Africa and in the US where he was working for CitiCards US as Vice President in Marketing leading the Cards alternate channel development through online and database marketing teams in the US and India.
Faraaz started his banking career at Capital One, serving in numerous roles, including Process Manager for Canada cards business and Project Manager for the Capital One Auto Finance Group. He was responsible for coordinating two major systems integration and for automating key back-end processes.
Faraaz has a Master’s degree in Information Technology from the University of Dallas. He has been actively involved with community and youth development initiatives in the US, UAE and India most recently with the Boy Scouts of America in Dubai as a Den Leader.