Dato’ Arif Siddiqui

Chief Information Officer (Malaysia) and Group Chief Information Officer for Islamic Banking / Standard Chartered Bank

Dato’ Arif oversees the full spectrum of Technology and Operations for the Bank’s retail and wholesale banking businesses in Malaysia as well as the Islamic Banking business worldwide. His main areas include systems development, technology support and banking operations.

He joined the bank in 1990 as Head of Information System in Pakistan. Throughout his career journey, Dato’ Arif apprehended vital positions including the Chief Executive Officer of SCOPE International Malaysia, a wholly owned subsidiary of the bank. He is now the CIO of Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia and Group CIO Islamic Banking.

He holds a Master’s degree in Applied Mathematics from Karachi University, Pakistan.

His interests include cricket, photography and theatre performances.