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Shada El Borno
Regional Head Global Subsidiaries, Client Coverage - MENAP Corporate, Commercial and Institutional Banking at Standard Chartered Bank


As Regional Head of Global Subsidiaries for the Bank in Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan (MENAP), Shada is one of the most senior Emirati female leaders in the UAE’s banking industry. Her knowledge of the business and markets, as well as her proven track record in driving business results, enhancing operational performance, and maximizing profitability, have made her a trusted advisor within the organization and across different client segments. 

In 2013, Shada was recognized for her significant achievements in the banking sector by the UAE Ministry of Labor and was appointed to the Board of Directors for Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies in 2017. Shada is most fulfilled when helping people grow professionally. Her passionate belief in people has distinguished her ability to build powerful, diverse teams, and make change happen. Over 25 years at Standard Chartered Bank, she has held several key leadership positions including Regional Head of Business Management, MENAP; Head of Client Coverage Group, UAE and Head of Financial Institution, UAE. Shada holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Finance from the American College of Switzerland. She also completed her Post Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Finance from The London Institute of Banking & Finance to better support her organization and clients meet their visions for a more responsible future.

Agenda Sessions

  • Keynote Discussion: How Global Leaders can Prioritize ESGs?