Chief Operating Officer, Trade Solutions Complex
As Chief Operating Officer of ITFC’s Trade Solutions Complex, Nazeem leads the Corporation’s Trade Finance and Trade & Business Development functions.
Prior to the establishment of ITFC in January 2008, he was Acting Group Supervisor of Operations in the Trade Finance & Promotion Department (TFPD) at the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), which he joined in 1997 and he was instrumental in rebuilding a trade finance portfolio in Sub Saharan Africa. Nazeem is a pioneer of many innovative Islamic finance solutions, including the Shariah compliant structured commodity finance he designed for ITFC. He has been leading teams of multi-skilled professionals to produce landmark deals in Islamic trade finance.
He obtained a Master of Science degree in Shipping, Trade & Finance in 1989 at the City Business School, University of London, UK, following his bachelor’s degree (Hons) in Economics from the London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE).