Saleem joined the British Asian Trust in January 2019 as our India Director and has more than two decades of experience across the private sector and the not-for-profit sector in India. He is responsible for building and executing our vision and growth plans in India. His financial services background and deep understanding of financial markets and instruments is catalysing the growth of our Social Finance portfolio in this high potential geography.
Saleem was the Chief Executive officer of United Way of India where he was responsible for leading United Way initiatives in India, with the support of seven local United Way organisations spread across the country. He has also worked with large multinational companies like Citibank , Aviva and Godrej GE where he held senior leadership positions and successfully managed and executed responsibilities of national scale. He has an Engineering degree and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Mumbai.