Imran Gulamhuseinwala OBE

Mr. Gulamhuseinwala was appointed as Trustee for the Open Banking Implementation Entity (OBIE) on 13 April 2017. In his role as Trustee, he has oversight and responsibility for Open Banking’s development and delivery of the common technical standards underpinning the Competition and Market Authority’s (CMA) open banking initiative.


He is seconded to Open Banking from Ernst & Young LLP (EY) where he is a London-based partner in its financial services practice.  He is also EY’s Global Head of FinTech. He joined EY in 2014. At EY, he has worked closely with government, regulators and industry bodies to drive the FinTech agenda, leading studies for both UK Trade & Investment and HM Treasury to measure the size and growth of the FinTech sector in the UK and develop a strategy for future growth. He was awarded an OBE in the New Year’s Honours list for his contribution to the financial services sector.