Dr. Joseph George

Name: Dr. Joseph George
Designation: Head Information Systems & Technology
Organization: National Bank of Fujairah PJSC

Dr. Joseph George joined National Bank of Fujairah in May 2015 as CIO – Head of Information Systems and Technology. He brings to his role a wealth of Banking domain knowledge and technology expertise that spans over two decades.
In his current role at NBF, Dr George focuses on ensuring a stable, resilient, and scalable technology platform that supports the Bank’s strategic, operational and security goals. His in-depth knowledge of Banking Processes coupled with his technology expertise has enabled him to usher in a digital revolution at NBF that saw many operational processes re-engineered, digitized, and automated and several digital services being rolled out to the customers, resulting in a seamless customer experience.
Prior to joining NBF, Dr George served in various senior roles in the Banking and Financial industries including his previous role as Head of IT Development at Commercial Bank of Dubai where he oversaw the implementation of several digital services such as the launch of first Facebook branch, intelligent virtual assistant, the first analytics and customer onboarding in the middle east region etc.
Dr. Joseph George holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Diploma in Cyber Law, Master’s degree in Computer management, MSc in psychology, M. Phil with specialization in Software Project Management and subsequently did his Doctorate in Software Project Management from the University of Pune. He also recently earned a post graduate certificate in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning from Texas Tech University, Austin.