Firdos Somji



Results driven executive with over 40 years’ experience in complex global financial services businesses. Expertise includes, M&A Integrations, Organizational Change, Business & Structural Cost Transformations, Operations Management, Corporate Governance, Compliance, Risk Management and Retail & Commercial Banking.

Recognized as an engaging and empowering leader with strong communication skills and ability to build high performing teams that are able to execute against strategy.

I thrive in disruptive and changing environments and have the ability to lead people through significant change, while maintaining employee engagement and achieving superior financial results.

Worked in several international assignments in Latin America, Caribbean and Asia exposing to different cultures, languages, business models and highly competitive and regulated environments.

I am looking to use my vast experiences to benefit organizations through active board  and advisory roles. My passion is to serve in the Financial Services, FINTEC, Education, Health and government entities.

I have completed the Institute of Corporate Directors/Rotman Directors Education program and received my ICD.D designation.

– Strategy Creation, Assessment and Execution
– M&A Integrations, Divestures, Consolidations
– Customer Experience and Operations Management
– Corporate Reorganizations and Change Management
– Business and Structural Cost Transformation
– Risk Management and Compliance
– Cross-cultural leadership