Job Title: Deputy Chair
Sanjay Rughani joined the IFAC Professional Accountants in Business Committee in June 2015, after being nominated by Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
Mr. Rughani is the CEO for Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) in Tanzania. He joined SCB in 1999 and has held various key positions with the bank, including Interim Head – Global Finance Shared Services (FSSC), Head of Finance Operations & Change Management – Africa, Executive Director Finance for Ghana and Area CFO (Ghana, Gambia, Sierra Leone, and Cote d'Ivoire), Executive Director Finance for SCB Tanzania, and Regional Finance Manager for Africa (based in London).
In addition to his role at SCB, Mr. Rughani has also held important external governance positions, including as a Non-Executive Director for Standard Chartered Bank Uganda, on the ACCA/Institute of Management Accountants Accountants for Business Global Forum, Past Chairman of the Ghana Business Coalition Against HIV & AIDS, Past President of Lincoln Community School (and American international school in Ghana), and as a founding member of the FSSC Forum in Kenya.
Mr. Rughani’s professional credentials and qualifications include being a Chartered Accountant, Fellow of the Institute of Information Management Africa (Nigeria), and a member of the ACCA. He holds an MBA in finance, a bachelor’s degree in commerce, and graduate degree in management. He also supports initiatives that are linked to improving impact and capacity for the finance profession and human capacity building particularly in Africa.