Senior Citi official in town
Philip Brown, director (risk) for Citi Micro-finance, arrived in Dhaka yesterday on a four-day visit, says the bank in a statement.
During his stay, Brown will meet the bank's major clients in Bangladesh to facilitate the microfinance risk roundtable being held for the first time in Bangladesh.
Brown, a member of the Governing Council of the Centre for the Study of Financial Innovation (UK) and the Advisory Council of the Centre for Financial Inclusion (USA), is responsible for developing policies, programmes and risk tools to enable Citi's businesses to commercially engage in the sector.
Before moving to Citi Microfinance, he was the risk director for Project Finance and Structured Trade Finance within Europe, Middle East and Africa.