Salim Raza has over 40 years of experience in the banking and financial sector. He held the position of the 15th Governor of SBP after having worked in international banking for 36 years. Prior to that, Salim Raza held various positions at Citibank in Pakistan and abroad and served as the country and regional head for Citibank across various geographies in the Middle East, Asia, Africa, the UK, Central and Eastern Europe. In September 2018, Salim Raza was appointed to the Prime Minister of Pakistan’s Economic Advisory Council as a member representing the private sector. Salim Raza holds a combined BA and MA degree from Oxford University where he studied Politics, Philosophy and Economics at Oriel College. He currently serves on the Boards of Habib Bank Limited, International Industries Limited, and Planet N Group. He is an adjunct professor at the Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi for Political Economy and also lectures on a variety of economic-development related subjects at different forums.