Safdar Khan
Safdar Khan

Safdar Khan

Division President, Indonesia, Malaysia and Brunei


In his capacity as Division President for Indonesia, Malaysia and Brunei at Mastercard, Safdar Khan is responsible for delivering increased value to Mastercard stakeholders by driving the implementation of the company’s digital payment technologies in these key Southeast Asian markets.

He has been with Mastercard since 2006 and has held numerous key leadership positions, most recently serving as Group Country Manager, Indonesia, Malaysia and Brunei and Group Head, Islamic Payments, Southeast Asia. Mr. Khan was integral in driving growth in these core markets and uptake of Mastercard’s innovative and comprehensive Shariah-compliant payments solutions locally and across the region.

Prior to joining Mastercard, he has served in multiple capacities in the area of financial services, technology and e-business with a number of global firms including ABN AMRO, Citibank and Oracle Corporation in locations spanning North America, Asia and the Middle East.

Mr. Khan has a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Virginia Tech, USA and Bachelor’s degree with honours in Political Science from University of Delhi.