Naguib Kheraj is a banker by background. He began his career at Salomon Brothers in 1986 and went on to hold a number of senior positions at leading international financial institutions. Over the course of 12 years at Barclays, Naguib served as Group Finance Director and Vice-Chairman and in various business leadership positions. He was Chief Executive Officer of JP Morgan Cazenove, a London-based investment banking business. Naguib is currently Deputy Chairman of Standard Chartered, an international banking group and Chairman of Rothesay Life, a specialist pensions insurer and is a member of the Finance Committee of Oxford University Press.
Mr Kheraj is a former Non-Executive Director of National Health Service England, and has served as a Senior Adviser to Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs Service and to the Financial Services Authority in the UK. He has also served as a member of the Board of the UK-US Fulbright Commission, the Princes Trust Development Board and the Investment Committee of the Wellcome Trust.
Mr Kheraj spends a substantial proportion of his time as a Senior Advisor to the Aga Khan Development Network and serves on the Boards of various entities within the Aga Khan Development Network including the Aga Khan University and the University of Central Asia and is Chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network Endowment Committee.
Naguib was educated at Dulwich College, London and Cambridge University where he graduated with a degree in Economics.