Nadeem Shaikh is a global leader, innovator and entrepreneur with over 25 years’ experience in the financial services & information technology sectors. Nadeem serves as President of Global Digital Financial Services for Veon.
Nadeem’s extensive fintech experience includes his role as Founder & CEO of Anthemis Group, a global financial services group which aims to cultivate change and enhance opportunities for entrepreneurs and institutions. Previously, he was Head of International Financial Institutions and President, EMEA, at First Data Corporation, a provider of commerce-enabling technology. At American Management Systems, Nadeem served as European Director and worked on strategy and technology consulting for the firm.
Nadeem has also held numerous non-executive positions in a wide ranging set of startup businesses and other organisations, including the Financial Planning Standards Board, Moven Enterprise, Currency Cloud, Bento for Business, Jumo World and PayPerks.
Nadeem gives his time to numerous philanthropic causes including Access Afya, which runs clinics and a healthy schools programme for children in Nairobi and Prospero World, a charity which aims to enrich society through the arts. He is a Trustee of CARE Pakistan (UK) which provides free education to Pakistani children. Nadeem is also a Member of the Advisory Council of Baobab Group, a creative communication agency.
Educated at the University at Albany, State University of New York, Nadeem graduated with Bachelors of Science in Computer Science and Finance & MIS and holds a MBA from the London Business School.