Saiyid Safdar Abbas Zaidi, an associate member of the Indian Institute of Bankers (IIBF) Mumbai, is a retired banker with almost four decades of banking experience in local and international banks. He has written extensively on varied subjects and his articles on management have been compiled in a book titled Managerial Skills. He is the author of a bestselling book Anti-Money Laundering/Anti-Terrorism Financing and Know Your Customers—Bankers Handbook. He was also a columnist for Moneylife. He retired from Commercial Bank of Dubai, UAE, as Head, Career Development, where he successfully implemented the Mentoring and Emiratization (Localization) policies.