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Biswajit Dasgupta
Chief Investment Officer, Head of Global Markets
Emirates Investment Bank

Biswajit Dasgupta is Chief Investment Officer - Head of Global Markets, at Emirates Investment Bank, overseeing the bank’s proprietary investments. He brings over 24 years of regional and international experience in foreign exchange, money markets, fixed income and equities.

Before joining Emirates Investment Bank, Biswajit acted as Executive Director – Treasury at Invest AD where he led its treasury and capital market activities. He also held a number of senior positions in Treasury departments at various financial institutions in the region, including Al Khalij Commercial Bank in Doha, Qatar, where he set up its Treasury and Debt Capital Markets business and laid the foundations for the Islamic banking business. He also led Treasury and Institutional Banking, and Corporate Banking departments at Dubai Bank. During his career, Biswajit spent ten years with ABN AMRO, where his last assignment was as Country Treasurer Kenya.

Biswajit is a Chartered Accountant qualified from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and holds a BA in Commerce from Shri Ram College of Commerce, New Delhi, India. He also attended several training courses in US, UK and Europe covering Asset and Liability Management, Derivatives, Investments and Financial Risk Management.