Deutsche Bank names Kamran Khan as Head of ESG for Asia Pacific


Khan brings decades of experience in financial markets, sustainable development, and corporate and public advisory

LONDON, England -- May 14, 2021 -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- Deutsche Bank today announced that it has appointed Kamran Khan to the newly created role of Head of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) for Asia Pacific.

He will be responsible for developing and coordinating the regional business strategy around ESG across all of the bank's business divisions in the region.

He was appointed by the Obama White House administration to serve as head of global investments and operations at the US Millennium Challenge Corporation. Previously Khan established the World Bank Group Hub in Singapore and led the World Bank's Infrastructure Finance Practice in East Asia.

Over the course of his career, Khan has led investments in sustainable development across Asia, Africa, Latin America and Eastern Europe. Most recently, he founded and led an impact fund targeting companies focused on achieving UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Khan will be based in Singapore, reporting regionally to Asia Pacific CEO Werner Steinmüller and locally to David Lynne, Singapore chief country officer, head of corporate bank APAC, and head of fixed income and currencies APAC.

"We have created this role as a statement of our intention to place ESG at the heart of our organisation and the service we provide to clients in this region," comments Werner Steinmüller. "We are pleased to have someone of Khan's calibre joining to harness the strength of our platform and put our ambition into action."