Kaiser Naseem is a global thought leader in international development finance, a disruptor and an innovator with an entrepreneurial flair. During his career of over 40 years, he has conceptualized and developed new institutions and business models in challenging environments and has worked in all aspects of development banking with several institutions, including the World Bank Group. His core competencies are (i) Corporate Governance, (ii) Strategy Formulation and Oversight, (iii) Digital Transformation, (iv) MSME Banking, and (v) Aligning Business Goals with SDGs. Kaiser is a strategic thinker with strong ethical standards and focuses on results. With exceptional business acumen and broad experience on a global stage he serves on the BODs of several international companies and financial institutions and provides strategic advice to senior management and business owners.
As a Banking and Digital Transformation professional, Kaiser assists financial institutions and FinTech’s globally in strategizing their digital journey. He is a top 50 fintech influencer in the Middle East and top 100 Global Fintech influencer for SDGs. Kaiser has been awarded the title “Leader in Global Development Finance” in 2019. He currently serves as the CEO of Tech Platforms, a boutique digital advisory firm in the Middle East and is an Advisor to the MENA Fintech Association. Kaiser is also a member of the Arab Monetary Fund’s working group on FinTech’s in the Arab world and is the Senator for Canada representing the World Business Angels Forum (WBAF).