Afzal IbrahimVice President of Research & Development, Head of Future LabEmirates NBD
Afzal is a financial technologist with over 15 years of experience in creating synergies between business and technology. Building the future state of financial services, undertaking measured R&D approach to experimenting with new emerging technologies such as Blockchain, Open Banking, ML, Quantum computing etc.
In addition, he spearheads a series of ambitious and revenue-generating initiatives, by partnering with government, academia, fintechs, entrepreneurs and technology partners from around the world
He is a graduate Heriot Watt University with a degree in Information technology and also holds TOGAF open group certification.