Sarmad Mirza

Head of Corporate Debt Capital Markets, Middle East and North Africa
Standard Chartered Bank

Sarmad Mirza


Over 16 years of experience with 11 years dedicated to MENA Corporate Debt Capital Markets, Sam has been instrumental in driving the Corporate DCM agenda in the region.

Sam leads the Corporate Debt Capital Markets space for the Bank across MENA

Throughout the 11 years Sam has spent with StanChart, he has executed over 50 benchmark transactions for high profile Corporate issuers from the region

In particular, Sam has been instrumental in driving key business opportunities across a variety of repeat issuers including Majid Al Futtaim, Emaar, TAQA, Mubadala, Saudi Electricity, DP World

In addition, Sam has led a number of high profile debut issuers from the region including Almarai, Saudi Telecom, ESIC, Emirates REIT, Oman Telecom

Speaker at these events:

Capital Markets & ESG Finance Saudi Arabia 2023

Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Middle East 2021

Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Middle East 2020