IQ-EQ appoints new Group Head of Risk

Salman Siddiqi, an experienced risk specialist, has been named as IQ-EQ’s new Group Head of Risk. This newly created leadership role serves to expand and strengthen the global investor services firm’s Group Risk & Compliance function.

Prior to joining IQ-EQ, Salman was Head of Enterprise Risk Management for ABC International Bank plc. He has over 10 years of experience in the financial services industry specialising in enterprise risk management with substantial expertise in developing, enhancing and embedding governance, risk management and control frameworks.

Salman has a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics with Actuarial Science from the University of Southampton and is a qualified Financial Risk Manager.

Commenting on his new role, Salman said:

“I had been looking for a new opportunity in my career; a role that would be dynamic and challenging. I am delighted to be joining IQ-EQ as the Group Head of Risk at an exciting time for the business. I look forward to working with my colleagues and together continuing to build and embed a robust Risk Management Framework across the Group.”

Salman will report directly to Sally Alayarian, Group Chief Risk Officer. She added:

“As an experienced professional in the world of Risk, Salman is a perfect fit for this newly-created senior leadership role within our Group Risk & Compliance function and I am delighted to have him on board.”