Mr. Choudhury joined NBAD as Chief Risk Officer in December 2006. He was appointed as Acting Group Chief Executive Officer in August 2016.
Mr. Choudhury is responsible for the day to day management of NBAD and its subsidiary companies until the completion of the bank’s merger with First Gulf Bank (FGB). He reports to the Board of Directors and leads the Executive Committee which is responsible for implementation of the Bank’s strategic plans, ensuring that sustainable growth is achieved.
Mr. Choudhury’s banking career spans nearly 40 years, starting with ANZ Grindlays Bank in India. He continued to develop a comprehensive knowledge of Mideast markets after 17 years at the Arab Banking Corporation in Bahrain.
As Group Chief Risk Officer of NBAD, he oversaw independent risk management of the bank’s activities and future growth plans.
He also serves as a member of the Institute of International Finance’s (IIF) Steering Committee on Regulatory Capital.
Mr. Choudhury holds a Master’s Degree in Economics from the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India.