Syed Salim Raza​

Syed Salim Raza Faculty Member

With a Masters from Oxford University, Syed Salim Raza has over 36 years of international banking experience covering credit and corporate finance, and real estate and global asset management.

Work And Experience

As the Country Head for Citibank in Pakistan from 1983 to 1987, he has supervised various countries and regions for the Citibank franchise. Prior to holding the position of Governor of State Bank of Pakistan from 2009-2010, Mr. Raza was the Chief Executive Officer of Pakistan Business Council since 2006. Over the past decade, Mr. Raza has worked extensively on a variety of financial and development subjects, both while at PBC, and in partnership with multilateral organizations and Government bodies. He has been instrumental in preparing reports, surveys and recommendations covering a variety of subjects including corporate governance, competitiveness capacity building, a dynamic role for public-private partnerships, broadening and deepening of capital markets, creation of long-term corporate debt markets and a variety of other associated themes.

At Present

Mr. Raza, at present, is adjunct Professor of Political Economy at the Institute of Business Administration, Karachi, besides being on various Boards, such as those of Pakistan based NGOs.