Cyrus Ardalan

CAF Trustee, Chair CAF Investment, Finance and Impact Committee, Chair CFSL, Member CAF Audit Risk and Compliance Committee

Cyrus Ardalan is currently a CAF Trustee and is chairing the Investment, Finance and Impact Committee and CAF’s financial services subsidiary CFSL.  He is a Board member of CEPI chairing the Audit and Risk Committee, board member of MedAccess chairing the Audit and Finance Committee, and Chairman of Blend Network a lending platform.


He has also been Chairman of LXI REIT PLC, Chairman of OakNorth Bank a UK challenger bank, Chairman of Citigroup’s international investment banking subsidiary, Citigroup Global Markets Limited, Chairman of the International Financing Facility for Immunization a multilateral development agency, Chairman of the International Capital Markets Association (ICMA), a board member for the Dubai International Financial Centre and a Senior Adviser to the Rock Creek Group and Alvarez and Marsal. He is also the co-founder of the Humanitarian Finance Forum (HFF).

Prior to his retirement, Mr Ardalan spent 15 years at Barclays Bank as a Vice Chairman, at Paribas where he held a number of senior management roles and at the World Bank where he was a Division Chief in the treasury.

Mr Ardalan has a bachelor’s degree from University College London and a postgraduate degree from Oxford University in economics. 
 
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