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Dato’ Arif was born in Karachi, Pakistan in 1955. He obtained a Master Degree in Applied Mathematics from Karachi University.
In the 80’s he worked for 8 years in Pakistan, as the Head of Computer Division in the Cotton Export Corporation, the largest GLC in Pakistan.
Dato’ Arif was the Head of System Development and IT support at the Standard Chartered Bank in Pakistan where he first joined SCB in 1990. He assumed the role of Head of Technology in 1999. Dato’ moved from Pakistan to Malaysia in 2005 and joined Scope International Malaysia, Standard Chartered’s Global Shared Services Centre in Kuala Lumpur as the Head of International Software Centre Malaysia (ISCM) and was appointed as the CEO in 2008.