Soofian Zuberi

WFP USA Board of Directors

Soofian Zuberi is Global Head of Equities at Bank of America, Chairman & CEO of Bank of America Securities, Inc. He is responsible for all aspects of the company’s equity sales and trading businesses worldwide.

Previously, Mr. Zuberi was Head of Global Equity Sales. In this role, Mr. Zuberi led the consistent delivery of the best integrated content and execution services offering to clients around the world encompassing cash/derivatives/structuring and prime financing products.

Mr. Zuberi joined Merrill Lynch in 1993 as a member of the New York Investment Banking Corporate Finance team. Mr. Zuberi transferred to Hong Kong, where he held a number of increasingly senior roles, including Head of Asia Equity Syndicate, Head of Asia Pacific Equity Capital Markets, and culminating as Head of Asia Pacific Global Markets Sales with responsibility for all sales activities across Asian Equities, Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities.

Mr. Zuberi maintains strategic advisory relationships with Founders, Asset Owners, CIOs, CEOs, and senior Government Officials across Sovereign Wealth Funds, Asset Managers, Hedge Funds, Family Offices, Corporates, and Governments.

Mr. Zuberi was selected as one of Asia Society’s “Asia 21 Young Leaders” and he has been featured in a variety of news media including CNBC, BusinessWeek, and Bloomberg. He has written for The Financial Times and The Wall Street Journal editorial pages and has been on the Board of the Harvard Business School Club of New York. He has lectured at Princeton University and Columbia University.

Mr. Zuberi is a member of the Bretton Woods Advisory Committee.

Based in New York, Mr. Zuberi holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and graduated Phi Beta Kappa BA (Hons.) from Reed College.