Helping Asian Wealth Management Communities interact

Madhavan Sivashankar

Founder, CEO & Member of The Board of Directors

Gulf International Finance


A seasoned banker with over 25 years of experience in multinational banks like American Express Bank, ABN AMRO, Credit Suisse AG and Citibank, Madhavan brings along with him strong corporate leadership learning and business acumen. He is the Founder & CEO of Gulf International Finance Limited (GIFL).With a proven track record of successful stints in his previous assignments, of which over a decade has been in the GCC, Madhavan possesses a keen understanding of the global financial services environment. His strong relationship management skills augur well with fulfilling client needs that enables him to drive the overall strategy of GIFL. Madhavan is a commerce graduate and has obtained an MBA from India. He is also certified in Banking, Finance & Securities Law by the New York Institute of Finance (NYIF).