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Irfan Ahmad
Vice President, Global Markets at State Street


Irfan Ahmad is a vice president and the APAC lead for the Digital Product Development and Innovation (DPDI) team at State Street.

Irfan joined State Street Global Markets, EMEA in December 2014, where he worked in the company’s EMEA Business Architecture function. Since then, he has worked in strategy, regulatory product development and sales in London and Hong Kong. He is now based in Singapore and leads the DPDI team’s efforts in the region.

Prior to joining State Street, he worked across Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities (FICC) technology at Barclays Investment Bank, where he was responsible for their Run the Bank (RTB) project portfolio, service management and business continuity management in EMEA. He later joined the Algorithmic Electronic Trading Technology (AETT) and Trade Processing Engine (TPE) team, where he oversaw the risk and control practices within EMEA.

Irfan holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in economics and economic history from the University of Manchester.

Agenda Sessions

  • Strategy Roundtable: Assessing The Viability Of A Blockchain Project - What Are The User Cases That Are Showing Real Promise? How Will COVID 19 Impact The Blockchain Start-up Landscape?