Farooq Siddiqi is the Global Head of Trade for Transaction Banking. Prior to this, he was the Global Head of Product Management. Previously he was the Regional Head for ASEAN (2014 to 2015) and, Regional Head for Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan (2007 to 2013).
Farooq has over 20 years of Corporate Banking experience, having worked in Corporate Relationship Management, Product Management, Cash Management, Trade Finance and Supply Chain in India, Singapore and U.A.E.
Before his move to Dubai in 2007, he was the Global Head of Supply Chain Financint based in Singapore for 4 years, where he was involved in launching the Supply Chain Financing initiative globally with particular focus on the Bank's key markets in Asia, the Middle East and Africa.
Prior to Singapore he was based in India doing country roles relating to Relationship Management, Cash Management, Trade Finance and Supply Chain financing with ANZ Grindlays Bank and subsequently with Standard Chartered Bank in India.
Farooq is a Chartered Accountant by profession. He is married with 2 children and enjoys playing golf.