Wasim Tahir

Sector Strategist - Financial Institutions

As CDC’s Financial Institutions Sector Strategist, Wasim is responsible for developing the investment and development strategy of their second largest sector by Assets under Management. Wasim’s role covers CDC’s target geographies in Africa and South Asia with a product scope covering Equity, Debt, Guarantees and Funds.

Wasim’s topic expertise spans capital markets, asset management, transaction banking, retail banking, consumer finance, payments and insurance. His functional expertise includes strategy, business development, market sizing, risk, regulatory reform, and organisational design.

Wasim gained his experience through roles at Credit Suisse and Lloyds Banking Group, and through 20+ projects with Oliver Wyman and Boston Consulting Group.

Wasim graduated from the University of Oxford and is a CFA® charterholder.