Meet the Speaker: Faisal Khalid, Head of Healthcare, Commercial Banking, Santander Bank, N.A.

Faisal Khalid joined Santander in October 2018 and heads up the Healthcare vertical for the Commercial Banking Division. With more than 23 years of experience in corporate finance, capital markets, structured solutions and business development, Faisal is a trusted and strategic advisor for clients in the Healthcare segment. His industry expertise includes biopharmaceuticals, for- and not-for-profit hospital systems, MedTech, managed care, diagnostic labs, clinical research, contract manufacturing and healthcare service providers.

Prior to joining Santander, Faisal founded and led the healthcare coverage group at Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation for the Americas Division. He began his career in the M&A Group at Goldman Sachs and also worked at BMO Halyard Partners, HSBC Securities (USA), and BNP Paribas.

Faisal received his BBA in Finance and International Relations from Baruch College and went on to conduct post-graduate work in Finance at Fordham’s Gabelli School of Business. He is a board member of the Jeffrey Modell Foundation and is an adjunct professor at Baruch College/CUNY and is active in a number of international non-profits including Mercy Ships and DIL: Development in Literacy.