Mr. Wareef has over 15 years of experience in the Financial Sector, having worked in Multinational Banks both within and outside the country. Wareef started as a Management Trainee at American Express Bank Bangladesh in 1998. He later took on the role of Process Re-engineering and subsequently moved to Branch Operations Management at Citibank N.A. Bangladesh. After completing a Leadership Assignment Program at Kuala Lumpur, Wareef headed the Treasury Confirmation & Islamic Banking Operations of Citibank Malaysia.
He returned to Bangladesh in 2010 and joined HSBC Bangladesh as Head of Operations. Wareef is an Engineer by background (BSC Egg from IIT Delhi), and he completed his MBA from IBA, Dhaka University. He also attained a Masters in Applied Finance from Monash University (Melbourne). Significant milestones in his career include: Creating a Centralized processing hub for Loan Ops in ASEAN Region at Citibank N.A. and formulating the Business Continuation Plan for Amex Germany and Amex Bangladesh. He also successfully spearheaded the roll-out of Electronic Payment and Collection Solutions at HSBC Bangladesh.