A strong workforce with super talented leaders is what all organisations look up to for a smooth functioning. MGS is extremely happy as it already has the Business veterans on board. The Management team work in coordination with them to help Mashreq Global Services sail through and move towards the zenith.

Board Members

Ali Raza Khan
Chief Financial Officer, and Head of Corporate Affairs
A seasoned and accomplished banking professional with a rich experience of more than 40 years across finance, operations, human resources and strategic planning, Khan joined Mashreq in 1980. Throughout his sterling career with the bank, he has made significant achievements in the fields of organisational alignment and transformation, management information systems, special-focus HR initiatives, and strategic fiscal management. He has a strong hands-on approach to projects of widely differing nature, and a proven expertise in leading large and diverse teams.

Khan has been a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India since 1978. He holds a bachelor’s degree in science from Kanpur University, India.

Santhosh Mahalingam

Managing Director, Mashreq Global Services
With more than 22 years of retail banking experience, Mahalingam’s multiple areas of expertise span operations, projects, finance, process engineering, digitization and general management. He has a proven track record of managing large cross-cultural and cross-border teams, exceeding targets, and improving operational efficiencies through transformation and digitisation. Before joining Mashreq in 2014, he held senior positions at Standard Chartered Bank, Qatar National Bank , and Standard Chartered Scope International where he headed Consumer Banking Operations and Change Delivery.

Mahalingam has a bachelor’s degree in commerce from St. Joseph’s College, Calicut, and an MBA in finance and marketing from the University of Calicut, India. He is also a qualified Executive Coach (PCC) and Certified NLP Practioner

Neeraj Grover
Head of Central Accounts, Corporate Affairs
After joining Mashreq in retail finance in 2005, Grover moved to central finance where, for the next 10 years, he oversaw all aspects of the international banking finance function, including correspondent banking, business planning, budgeting, performance measurement and formulation of annual plans. In his current role, he manages financial and regulatory reporting for the bank. Earlier in his career, he has worked at Thapar Group, HCL Group and Standard Chartered Group in different roles for internal audit, accounting, finance and project management. 

Grover has a commerce degree from the University of Lucknow and is a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.