Bassam Salem

Bassam Salem

Regional Head – Asia Pacific

Our offering to clients is built upon fully understanding their individual needs, our deep local knowledge of the Asia Pacific region, and a genuinely global array of investment, financing and planning opportunities.

Bassam has 30 years of experience of private banking and asset management and overall responsibility for the Private Bank’s activities across Asia.

Previously, he was a partner and CEO Middle East & India for EFG Bank, as well as investment head for Asia Pacific. His other roles have included Investment Head for Citi Private Bank’s operations in both Asia Pacific and Europe, Middle East and Africa, as well as Product Head in Switzerland, and Head of Private Banking in Switzerland. He holds an MBA from Paris-Sorbonne University.


Citi Private Bank’s Asia Pacific operation is dedicated to serving ultra high net worth clients across 13 countries from offices in Hong Kong, Bangalore, Mumbai, New Delhi and Singapore.