Samer Soliman


Samer Soliman is a strategic leader with over 20 years of international experience across the banking and payments sector. He brings a unique blend of payments, technical, and regional expertise to the role of CEO at Arab Financial Services (AFS). He has previously served as Network International’s Managing Director for the Group’s Middle East operations, where he was responsible for the regional acquiring and issuing business activities, and for implementing a comprehensive growth strategy across the Middle East.

As part of his commitment to FinTech and developing future leaders, Samer is a Board Advisor to Sarwa Digital Wealth Limited and Board Member of SP Jain Global School of Management

Samer holds a Master’s degree in Leading Innovation and Change from Robert Kennedy College in Switzerland, in partnership with York St John University, a Certificate in Management from the University of Wollongong, and a degree in Business Management from the Ministry of Higher Education Sinai.

He was appointed CEO of Arab Financial Services (AFS) in January 2021.