Chief Executive Officer/Managing Director
Before joining Zenith Bank (UK) Limited, John was the CEO of European Islamic Investment Bank Plc. in London. The first Sharia compliant Investment Bank to be established and authorised by the FSA.
Prior to EIIB, John worked for Bank of America in Europe for twenty years where he held a number of senior positions, including MD of their UK Banking subsidiary. John also holds a number of Board positions in Housing Associations where he chairs their Finance and Treasury Committees.
Executive Director: Business Development
Tony joined Zenith UK from Zenith Bank Plc, South Africa where he was instrumental in the start up of the Representative Office and held the position of the Chief Representative Officer. He has spent 12 years of his banking career with Zenith Bank Plc and has held various senior management positions ranging from bank operations to Corporate Banking where he combined marketing and credit functions with business development.
Paul has been a Treasury specialist for over 25 years working at a number of International banks in the City of London, trading in the financial derivative markets. His previous post was that of Chief Dealer at ABSA Bank London Branch where he gained extensive knowledge of emerging markets.
Head of Trade Services
Anne is the head of Zenith Bank UK's Trade Services department. She has been a trade finance professional for over 25 years having worked for SMBC, London Trust Bank, ABC International Bank Plc and Midland Bank. She is a member of the ICC UK Committee on Banking Technique and Practice, ICC Banking Commission, Paris, Chair of the ICC UK Sub-Committee for Overseas Banks in London and a member of The Association of Foreign Banks' Trade Finance Committee.
Head of Risk Management
John joined Zenith UK, in January 2008, from the London offices of Bank Sepah Iran, where he had been for a number of years setting up their risk management operation, and for the last three years as Head of Risk. Previously, John had spent 19 years with Standard Chartered Bank in a number of functions covering international lending, credit, trade finance and product management both in the UK and overseas.
Head of Finance & Operations
John joined Zenith Bank UK, in February 2007, from ABSA Bank London, where he was Senior Manager Operations. He has over 30 years experience in various Finance and Operations roles, having previously worked with HSBC and Chemical Bank in London.
Head of Compliance and MLRO
Martin joined Zenith UK in October 2010. He has worked in the City for over 30 years and also spent nearly 5 years with Middle Eastern Banks in the Gulf region. He has over 20 years experience in Compliance and AML gained with EMEA banks. His last position was with QInvest in Qatar as Director of Risk Management and Compliance.