Board of Directors
Chairman of the Board
Muhammad Ismail Usuf - Executive Vice President/Acting Group Head (Treasury & Capital Markets) - at National Bank of Pakistan (Non-Executive)
Mr. Ismail Usuf holds a Masters in Business Administration Degree from IBA, Pakistan. He is Executive Vice President at National Bank of Pakistan working in the Treasury and Capital Market Group. Mr. Usuf was previously employed at Faysal Bank where he was Assistant Vice President of Treasury.
Muhammed Farhan Malik, (Non-Executive - Independent)
Mr. Malik is an Entrepreneur & Investor with over 20 years of experience in the Financial Sector. He has a Bachelors with Honors in Finance from Florida Institute of Technology, USA and was previously employed as an Advisor to Bank Alfalah Limited; where he was responsible for independent oversight of the Bank’s Financial Services (Brokerage) Subsidiary. He has served as the Head of Capital Markets at Pak Kuwait Investment Company for over 6 years, & was also appointed as a Senior Member of the Privatization Commission for over 3 years, in addition to being nominated by SECP as a Director at PSX.
Ali Abbas Sikander ( Non-Executive - Independent)
Mr. Abbas holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Physics from Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania, USA and a Masters Degree in Industrial Engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA. He is a Senior Consultant with International Finance Corporation (IFC) and has over 20 years of professional experience. He was previously employed as a Vice President with Citi Bank for over 10 years, and was also one of the key founding Members of Tameer Bank. He has also served as Group Executive Director for Operations and Technology, and headed Mobile Banking in addition to being CEO of Monet Pvt Limited along with 2 years at Standard Chartered Bank for Business Development.
Faisal Khan ( Non-Executive - Independent)
Mr. Faisal Khan is an independent Banking & Payments Consultant providing Advisory Services for Banks and Financial Services Companies. Mr. Khan provides his advisory services to multiple Companies based across the globe, with his primary specialization in cross-border money transmission. Mr Khan was also CEO for Net Access Communication Systems for 15 years. He has over 20 years of professional experience and holds a Bachelors in Electrical Engineering and Masters in Electrical Engineer (Major: Electromagnetics), both from the Florida Institute of Technology.
Sheikh Aftab Ahmad, Executive Vice President /Head-Credit Administration Division Saudi Pak Industrial & Agricultural Company (Non-Executive)
Mr. Sheikh Aftab Ahmad is EVP of Credit Administration Division at Saudi Pak Industrial & Agricultural Company Ltd. Mr Ahmad was previously employed at Meezan Bank where he monitored the entire Up-Country Credit Portfolio and represented MBL on the Special Committee constituted by SBP. He also served at Industrial Development Bank of Pakistan (IDBP) as SVP- Credit Division for 8 years where he contributed in devising and implementing a strategy for improving quality of Loan Portfolios. Mr Ahmad holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from UET Lahore and Masters in Business Administration from IBA Karachi. He is a Britannia Chevening Scholar with a professional career in Development and Commercial Banking Sectors spanning over 30 years.
Muhammad Atif Hanif, EVP/Group Head-Islamic Banking - Bank of Khyber (Non-Executive)
Mr. Muhammad Atif Hanif, EVP/GH – IBG, holds a 4 years Bachelors Degree in Business Administration from National University, Los Angeles, California, USA and Bachelors degree in Mathematics & Statistics from Edwards College, University of Peshawar, Pakistan. The professional career of Mr. Muhammad Atif Hanif is spread over 20 years. Prior to joining the Banking sector, he worked for a leading Corporate Brokerage House providing a wide range of services, including Corporate Structured Finance, Money & Equity Markets Trading and Economic & Corporate Research.