Nizamuddin Abubekker

Nizamuddin is the General Counsel of the Group, responsible for all legal aspects of its various corporate and commercial initiatives. Nizamuddin brings forth a strong understanding of the financial services industry and manages legal strategy for the Group’ and has a track record of successfully executing mergers, acquisitions and divestitures. He is also responsible for the Group’s intellectual property strategy driving its efforts to commercialize its industry leading IP assets.

With 14 years of experience with the Group, Nizamuddin has handled various responsibilities in the legal domain most recently serving as the General Counsel of UAE Exchange, a Finablr go-to-market brand. He has significant expertise in M&A transactions and has been closely involved in numerous transactions including the acquisition of Travelex in 2015.  Under his leadership the UAE Exchange legal department was commended at the Middle East Legal Awards 2018 in the “Legal Department of the year – Large Team” category. Nizamuddin holds an undergraduate degree in Information Technology from Manipal University and is a law graduate from the Mahatma Gandhi University, India