Baboucarr KhanManaging Director
Before joining Reliance, Baboucarr was the Head of Consumer Banking at Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) in The Gambia and a member of the bankís management team. Baboucarr managed a revenue budget of $7 million (about 60% of SCBís budget) and a team of 70 people with overall responsibility for strategy, budget, product innovation, staff motivation and training, risk management and service delivery.
In 2004, Baboucarr and his team won the bankís coveted Cowbell award for achieving the highest year on year revenue growth in the entire SCB group, 53%, a feat that was repeated in 2005 with another group award with the highest year on year growth in deposits. Additionally, in line with the consumer banking divisionís asset led growth strategy, Baboucarr re-launched the personal installment loan product with the introduction of direct sales representatives, which resulted in the portfolio increasing from $1.6 million to $3.8 million in six months representing an increase in market share from 10% to 50%. Baboucarr was also instrumental in developing and launching the first ever-residential mortgage product in the Gambia.
Before working at Standard Chartered, Baboucarr was Head of Audit at KPMG. The clientele portfolio included Banking, Insurance, Telecommunications, Groundnut processing, Development Organizations, Multi-lateral Organizations, Port and Harbour and Pensions.
Baboucarr is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered and Certified Accountants (ACCA) in the UK. Baboucarr has attended various leadership and strategic development programs at INSEAD, Wharton Business School and the Frankfurt School of Management and Finance. He currently serves on the Boards of Gambia Association of Accountants, Gambia Microfinance Network and NICE Gambia Limited.