• 16 Mar 2021
  • -
  • 17 Mar 2021

Tuesday 10:00 AM to Wednesday 3:00 PM

EfmaLIVE: MEA Summit

Open Finance
Join Efma's online series of 2 episodes on 16th & 17th March 2021 at 11.00 Dubaï time | 8.00 CET | 15.00 SGT
In this time of uncertainty, Efma has adjusted itself to better serve its members and community. We have transformed our flagship event held in Dubai every year in to an online series of 2 episodes.  
During these two days, global and regional leaders will give in-depth presentations and renowned experts will showcase the significance of data and how to avoid breach in order to serve your customer better, how the payment industry has transformed and how the use of cash is declining at the rapid pace and what that means for the financial industry. And how platformication is changing the game and open banking is becoming necessary for partnerships to flourish. SME is and has always been the game changer, they remain crucial for any economy, so how banks are adapting to their evolved needs. What initiatives successful players have taken in order to adjust in this new normal kind of scenario?
The event will be dedicated to addressing the most pressing issues the financial industry is facing today:
- How the crisis has changed banking from board level strategy to bottom-line focus on innovation 
- Handling data and workforce while making smart technology choices 
- A new generation of business models and payment offerings 
- Transforming business strategies to service SME customers to gain competitive advantage 
- Creating marketplaces by leveraging open banking and strategic partnerships 
- Banks + Fintechs: Keys to a successful collaboration
Join Efma's online series of 2 episodeson 16th & 17th March 2021 at 11.00 Dubaï time | 8.00 CET | 15.00 SGT


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Amit Kurseja


Head of Online Merchants, Amazon Pay

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Raja Al Mazrouei

Fintech Hive

Executive Vice President

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Jocelyne Chahwan

Blom Bank

Deputy CEO and Head of Retail Banking at BLOM Bank

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Ramana Kumar


Chief Executive Officer

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Philip King

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank

Global Head of Retail Banking

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Dinesh Sharma

HSBC Middle East

CEO Wealth & Personal Banking, EMEA

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Subroto Som


Senior Executive Vice President, Group Head of Retail Banking

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Deepak Sharma

Kotak Mahindra Bank

President & CDO

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Fred De Melker



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Syed Asif Shah

Central Depository Company of Pakistan (CDC)

Chief Information Officer

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David Barton-Grimley

Capgemini Invent

Director - Inventive Banking Lead

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Ramzi Saboury


Chief Commercial Officer

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Halil Ozcan


EVP, Chief Digital Officer

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Adel Hameed


SVP - Global Customer Success

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Fahim uz Zaman


General Manager, Middle East and Africa

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Ahmed Issa

Commercial International Bank

Chief Executive Officer of Retail Banking and a Member of the Board’s Management Committee

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Amit Malhotra

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank

Global Head of Retail Banking

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Gurhan Cam

Neohub, DenizBank Group

Founder and CEO

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John Berry



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Jenine Zachar

Standard Bank

Head Value Propositions & Client Experience; Business & Commercial Banking SA



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