26 February - 1 March 2018


Naveed Sultan

Naveed  Sultan


Global Head of Treasury and Trade Solutions




Naveed Sultan is Global Head of Treasury and Trade Solutions in Citi’s Institutional Clients Group. With over 25 years of institutional banking experience, Mr Sultan has been at Citi for over 20 years in a range of increasingly senior roles, and currently, is responsible for the business management of Treasury and Trade Solutions globally. This multi-billion business is one of the largest global businesses encompassing multiple integrated solutions within Citi’s Institutional Clients Group including: Trade and Supply Chain, Export Agency Finance, Liquidity and Investment Management, Wholesale Cards Services, Information Services, Receivables, consulting and digital services serving public sector clients, corporates and financial institutions, a client base that includes 94% of the top 500 global companies, 700 public sector clients and 600 banks, asset managers and insurance companies in over 120 countries, Prior to his appointment to his current role in June 2011, Mr Sultan was the Transaction Services Region Head for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), the largest region for this business line with a presence in over 50 markets and a multi-billion dollar revenue base. Mr Sultan has served as a director on the board of LCH Clearnet, Citibank A.S (Turkey) and Citibank Europe Plc. He is also a member of the Operating and Management Committees of the Institutional Clients Group. He is a member of Citi’s Innovation Council and chairs the Global Innovation Council for Treasury and Trade Solutions. He is also a member of the Smart London Board; advisory board to Mayor of London. He joined Citi with Saudi American Bank (SAMBA), an affiliate of Citibank, in 1993 where he held several senior positions including Global Transaction Banking Group Head and Senior Country Operations Officer. In 1999, he became the business head for Citi's Transaction Bank for Western Europe, based in London. Before joining Saudi American Bank, Naveed was the Country Corporate Banking Head for Standard Chartered Bank in Pakistan. Mr Sultan has wide-ranging experience covering Corporate Banking, Corporate Finance, Transaction Banking, Operations & Technology and is a regular speaker and author on such topics. He has also taught Business to Masters graduates at the University of Punjab in Pakistan. He is also engaged with Imperial College and Oxford University in an advisory and lecturing capacity. Mr Sultan holds an M.S. in Management from M.I.T’s Sloan School of Management as well as an M.B.A. from the Institute of Business Administration, Lahore.