Shekhar currently heads Retail Banking Strategy for Emirates NBD. He has been with the bank since 2005 and has worked in different roles heading the liabilities, assets and retail wealth businesses of the bank. He has close to two decades of experience in retail banking in the region, and prior to this worked with ADCB, Mashreqbank and ABN AMRO. Shekhar started his career in the FMCG industry working for Unilever and Pepsi. He graduated from IIT Madras and obtained his post-graduation from IIM Ahmedabad, specializing in marketing and finance.