Sajjad is Chief Operating Officer of Technology at CLS – a market infrastructure group delivering settlement, processing and data solutions. He joined CLS in 2014 and is based in London. He is responsible for strategy, innovation and portfolio management. Sajjad has over twenty years’ experience of technology strategy development and delivering technology programs, having held senior roles at companies including Barclays Bank and LCH. At LCH, Sajjad led a number of strategic technology and optimization initiatives. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant, has a postgraduate Diploma in Financial Strategy from Said Business School in Oxford and has recently completed the Oxford University’s FinTech program.