Faisal Saeed

Head of Remittance
Emirates NBD

Faisal is head of Retail FX & Remittances at Emirates NBD with over 18 years’ experience in product management, business development & distribution. Having started his career with Bank of America, he has worked across various product & distribution functions of consumer banking at ABN AMRO, HDFC Bank and Emirates NBD. Possesses a strong understanding of Retail FX, Liabilities & wealth management products. In his current role, Faisal is responsible for FX & payment services and has been instrumental in launching some key customer propositions such as DirectRemit – a first-of-its-kind dynamic remittance service that leverages online channels to compete with legacy firms on scale and fees offering instant remittances and GlobalCash Card, a multi-currency prepaid card offering up to 15 currencies, which have become flagship services of the bank in UAE. Has acted as business lead & sponsor for several innovation projects on digital payments including the Blockchain pilot. An avid golfer, travel enthusiast, Faisal is a post graduate in Finance & Marketing and holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics.