CEO, Kleinwort Hambros
Mouhammed (Mo) Choukeir was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of SG Kleinwort Hambros Bank Limited in June 2020. Prior to this, Mouhammed was Deputy CEO and Chief Investment Officer. Mouhammed is also a member of the Societe Generale Private Banking Executive Committee and the SG Kleinwort Hambros Bank Limited Board.
As CEO, Mouhammed is responsible for overseeing the implementation of Kleinwort Hambros’ strategy to grow and transform the business across target markets. Mo will focus on strengthening the bank’s long-standing foundations, working with a talented and diverse pool of employees to deliver exceptional client service.
Mouhammed is a frequent speaker at conferences and events, and a regular contributor with the BBC, Bloomberg and CNBC. Under his leadership as CIO, the investment team secured a number of industry awards and accolades for excellence and investment performance including Investment Team of the Year.
Mouhammed joined Kleinwort Benson in 2011 and moved across to SG Hambros Bank Limited as part of an acquisition in 2017. Prior to this, Mo was Head of Multi-Asset Class Investing at Morgan Stanley for Europe, Middle East and Asia, where he was responsible for managing portfolios for private (UHNW individuals and family offices) and institutional (endowments, charities) clients. Before moving to Morgan Stanley in 2002, Mouhammed spent his early career in the fixed income division of Citigroup’s Investment Bank in New York, London and Madrid.
Mouhammed has a master’s degree in Finance with distinction from London Business School, and a Bachelor’s Degree with first class honours from the University of London, King’s College. He is also a CFA charter holder from the CFA Institute. Mouhammed is a Board Member for several charities, including the King’s College London University endowment and Tangled Feet, a performing arts charity tackling social issues. Mouhammed enjoys taking part in long-distance triathlons and Ironman challenges.