Nadeem Shaikh

Nadeem is the ultimate corporate executive-turned-entrepreneur bringing an enormous wealth of operational experience and strategic thinking to the Group, having built and run successful businesses in financial services and information technology around the world.


Consolidating his experience in strategy, innovation and management over the last 20 years, Nadeem is the founder of Anthemis Group SA and of the group’s strategic advisory arm Anthemis Edge.


Nadeem was President at First Data Corporation where he held a number of senior roles, including most recently as Head of the Financial Institutions, where he run a multibillion dollar organization overseeing businesses in over 50 markets. Prior to that he was European Director at American Management Systems where he build and transformed several financial institutions.


Born in Karachi, Pakistan, graduated from University of New York at Albany, Nadeem holds a MBA from London Business School. He lives in London with his family and actively supports charities in his belief that ‘education is our most powerful weapon in turning the tide’.


  • First Data Corporation
  • American Management Systems


  • Payments
  • Retail Banking
  • Financial Technology
  • Ventureship