Brian Shegar is the President of the Executive Committee of the UAE Singapore Business Council and is a member of the Board of Global Advisors of Cass Business School. His career covers leadership international banking experience and he established and led the operations of Midland, NedBank and Emirates NBD in various locations in the Asia Pacific region. In 2006, he established Emirates Bank Group representative office for Asia Pacific and in 2010, upon the merger of Emirates Bank and National Bank of Dubai, opened Emirates NBD wholesale banking regional branch in Singapore covering the Asia Pacific region. Established Emirates NBD Rep Offices in China in 2012 and Jakarta in 2014. He ran a wide range of international and investment banking businesses including syndicated lending, trade finance, project and export finance and wealth management. He has presented many papers and has spoken at numerous seminars and conferences.