Ahmed Al Qassim is the Senior Executive Vice President, Group Head, Corporate and Institutional Banking, Emirates NBD. A seasoned banking and management professional with more than 18 years of experience in commercial and investment banking, Ahmed Al Qassim is responsible for corporate and institutional coverage at Emirates NBD, a leading banking group in the MENAT (Middle East, North Africa and Turkey) region. Previously, Ahmed was Chief Executive Officer of Emirates NBD Capital, the investment banking arm of Emirates NBD, followed by General Manager of Corporate Banking at Emirates NBD where he managed the successful transformation of the respective units, building on capabilities, creating synergies in cross-functional teams and inculcating the principles of risk management while remaining relevant to the client.