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Sameer Khan
General Counsel, Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa

Sameer Khan is General Counsel for Eastern Europe Middle East and Africa (EEMEA) at Mastercard and a member of the EEMEA Leadership Team. In this role, he is responsible for legal, compliance, regulatory, public policy, and franchise support for the EEMEA region. He is also the secretary to the EEMEA Advisory Board.

Sameer joined Mastercard in 2014. Prior to his current role, he was Senior Managing Counsel leading the legal team that provided comprehensive legal support to MEA IMK markets. 

Before joining Mastercard, Sameer was with Cisco Capital for approximately six years. During that time he held multiple roles supporting the EMEA asset finance business and was also the lead counsel supporting the Cisco Systems sales organisation, based in Dubai.

Sameer holds a post graduate law degrees from the University of the Western Cape and is a certified Islamic Finance professional.