Chief Risk Officer, PIDG Ltd.
Layth joined PIDG as Chief Risk Officer in April 2018. He is a non-executive member of the Boards of the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund and GuarantCo, as well as an attendee at the PIDG Ltd. Audit, Risk, Credit and HSES Committees. Prior to joining PIDG, he was CRO at ICICI Bank UK, the European hub of India’s largest private sector bank, where his responsibilities included credit, operational, market and liquidity risk as well as regulatory frameworks. Prior to this he was the CRO at the British Arab Commercial Bank, formerly part of the HSBC group. Layth has had a 24-year career in banking and has in-depth experience of dealing in emerging markets. His experience includes trade services, operations, audit, marketing, correspondent banking and compliance. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics and Management Science and a Master’s degree in Operational Research from the London School of Economics and Political Science.