Shripad Keni

Head, MENA Region
Head, Business Intelligence & Finance Systems Practice

Shripad keniShripad Keni leads the Business Intelligence & Finance Systems practice at StraitsBridge. He also provides leadership to the firm’s operations in the Middle East and North Africa.

Shripad brings over 20 years of global experience in banking finance technologies, information management systems, process management across Asia, Middle East and Europe. His career spans roles with EmiratesNBD, SAP, ABN Amro, Bank International Indonesia and American Express. From 2010 to 2013, Shripad led Celadon, a firm specializing in providing strategic advisory and implementation support on BI and finance systems to banks in the Middle East. Celadon was acquired by StraitsBridge in 2013.

Shripad has provided program management, business consulting support, and implemented ERP solutions across global, regional and local financial institutions. He also provided strategic direction and change in core banking, financial, management, risk and regulatory reporting through enterprise-wide systems, business intelligence tools and data warehousing systems.

As Emirates NBD’s Group Head of Finance Systems & Shared Services and Head of Enterprise Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence, Shripad successfully delivered complex projects including enterprise data warehouse, ERP implementation and post-merger integration.

Shripad possesses an MBA in Technology Management from Nanyang Technology University, Singapore and a Diploma in Business Leadership from Duke University. He is also a member of Project Management Institute (US), Singapore and Dubai PMI chapters and a certified Prince2 project and program management practitioner. Shripad has post graduate degrees in Physics, Computer Engineering and Systems management.

Areas of expertise
Finance and Performance management systems
Business Intelligence engines
ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) solutions
Banking Channel, Customer and Product technologies
Program, Project and Delivery management
Technology Selection, Review and Implementation
Risk technologies
Data warehousing systems
Core Banking systems
Data and Reporting management and its governance
Finance and Risk integrated reporting
Technology management (CIO, CFO stakeholder management)

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Career summary

Celadon, UAE: Managing Principal. Celadon was acquired by StraitsBridge in 2013

EmiratesNBD: Group Head of Finance Systems and Shared Services

EmiratesNBD: Head of  Enterprise Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence

SAP : Asia Pacific Head of ERP for Banking

ABN Amro : Global Head of Operations (Client MIS), VP Finance Transformation Lead-Asia Pacific, VP MIS & Data Warehousing- Asia Pacific

American Express : Technology Management, Project Management, MIS Lead, Data Centre Operations


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