Mohammed Abdel Hamid


CIO of Africa Middle East & Islamic Banking at Standard Chartered Bank


Highly accomplished Board Level IT Executive with over 27 years of globally acquired Multinational experience focused on Global IT Management, Strategy, Operations, and Major Transformations. Special expertise in cost optimization, operations, cost efficiency, managing innovation/change, and improving the corporate technology function. The experience I have has always fronted me on customer management, customer care, business development, and leading top-performing teams. With three years at the beginning of my career in the Telecom industry, complimented by eleven years of Global IT Management in highly critical Oil and Gas environments, then eight years of Strategic/Global IT management in FMCG, and recently four years in Global Technology and Business Operations for Financial Services, my level of expertise across the IT spectrum would bring the required business value in streamlining and ensuring global leverage of the technology function. Having worked and lived across the globe (North America, Europe, Africa, Middle East, and Asia) I am culturally resilient and bring to life the true meaning of multinational.