Mr. Shazad G. Dada, chairman Pakistan Banks’ Association, joined Barclays Bank Pakistan as the Chief Executive Officer in October 2010, with the overall responsibility for managing all its businesses including Corporate, Investment Banking and Retail. In addition, he also works closely with Barclays New Markets franchise – India, UAE and Russia.
Mr. Dada started his banking career in the USA after joining Bankers Trust in 1990, which was later acquired in 1999 by Deutsche Bank AG. Since 2005, he was working in Pakistan as the Chief Country Officer and Head of Global Banking Deutsche Bank. Prior to taking up the role in Pakistan, he was a Managing Director in the Mergers, Acquisitions and Corporate Advisory Group at Deutsche Bank Securities, Inc. in New York and was the Head of Media M&A practice in Americas.
Mr. Dada graduated with honours from University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts degree. Shazad also has an MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
He is also associated with various reputed charitable organizations.