Board of Directors
Mr. Farooq Hassan
Mr. Farooq Hassan is Pakistan’s leading Management Consultant. His forte is Corporate Strategy, Turnaround Strategy, Marketing and Branding Strategy. For 9 years (2000-2009) he was Chief Executive of the Management Association of Pakistan (MAP). Under his tutelage the Brand Equity of MAP grew by 1,800%. Before that he has worked for ICI, Exxon Corp and a Bank (NDFC). Mr. Hassan is Pakistan’s premier Management Journalist. He has contributed over 120 articles in the leading newspaper. Mr. Hassan lectures at prestigious institutions, nationality and internationally. He also has contributed to the Code of Corporate Governance, 2002. He is the president of the Karachi Boat Club.
Mr. Tahir Yaqoob Bhatti
Mr. Tahir Yaqoob Bhatti has over 30 years of diverse experience in Retail, Commercial, Corporate, Operations, Special Assets Management and Digital Banking. He has previously been associate mainly with Allied Bank, Askari Bank and National Bank of Pakistan. Presently he is associated with Faysal Bank Limited as Head, Retail Banking. Prior to joining Faysal Bank Limited, his last assignment was Business Head – Wholesale and Private Banking at JS Bank. Tahir Bhatti holds MBA Finance from IBA, Lahore and a Masters in Commerce from Hailey College. He also qualified DCMA and holds a Banking Diploma from the Institute of Bankers in Pakistan.
Mr. Razi-ur-Rahman Khan
Mr. Khan has extensive experience in banking, open and close-end mutual funds management, equity brokerage and private equity investment. A chartered accountant by background Razi has served in various important positions in a number of public and private sector organizations, including Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) as Chairman; JP Morgan Chase as Country Manager for Pakistan; National Investment Trust (NIT) as Chairman and Managing Director; Hub Power Company (HUBCO) as Finance Director; ANZ Merchant Bank, London as Director International & Islamic Finance; ANZ Grindlays Pakistan as Chief Manager As the Chairman of SECP, Razi was instrumental in development and implementation of Governance and transparency measures in capital market of the country and introduction of various capital market regulations in Pakistan. Razi was responsible for conceiving, structuring and executing the first major Islamic Unit Trust in Pakistan. He has advised and arranged more than USD 1.5 BN worth of deals in Islamic Finance.
Mr. Syed Ibadur Rehman Chishti
Syed Ibadur Rehman Chishti has more than 23 years of experience in the financial services industry in areas such as investments, real estate, private equity, trade finance, syndication, project finance and fund management. He was also involved in structuring and management of numerous cross border transactions. Since 2003, he is a part of a team that floated more than USD 625 million worth of real estate and equipment leasing funds with underlying investment in the GCC, North American and European markets. Mr. Chisti holds BBA (Hons.) and MBA degrees from IBA Karachi and has attended various seminars and workshops on banking, credit programs and quality management in Canada and Bahrain. He is currently the Acting General Manager of the Islamic Investment Company of the Gulf (Bahamas) Limited."
Mr. Osman Asghar Khan
Mr. Osman Asghar Khan serves as a CEO at SG Technical (Pvt.) Ltd. Before that he was associated with EMC Information Systems as Country Manager of Pakistan and Afghanistan. Mr. Khan has been a Director of Lahore Stock Exchange (G) Ltd and National Clearing Company of Pakistan Ltd. Mr. Khan also served a Director of Karachi Stock Exchange (Guarantee) Limited. Mr. Osman Asghar Khan is a Certified Public Accountant from USA and a Chartered Accountant from Canada and Pakistan. He has completed his MBA (Accounting) from Boston University (USA) and BA (Economics & International Relations) from Brown University (USA).
Mr. Mohammad Zahid Ahmed
Mr. Zahid Ahmed is a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants Pakistan and brings with him over 19 years of experience in both the financial and non-financial sectors, where he has held leadership roles in Finance and Strategy. Mr. Zahid Ahmed has been associated with organizations such as Allergan Pharmaceuticals Inc, Pak Kuwait Investment Company, ABN Amro Bank, Dubai Islamic Bank, GIGA Group of Companies, Silk Bank and Meezan Bank. He was Head of Business Analytics, Strategy & Internal Control at Meezan Bank before joining Faysal Bank. Mr. Zahid Ahmed has served on many prominent forums including Pakistan Bankers Association, Sub-Committees of State Bank of Pakistan and ICAP. Currently Mr. Zahid is working Faysal Bank Limited as Head Strategy & ITSRM.
Salman Ahmed Usmani
Mr. Salman Usmani has a rich experience of over three decades in the local as well as multinational banking sector. His broad expertise covers Treasury and Risk Management, Asset and Liability Management, Strategic Planning, Corporate Restructuring, Strategic Negotiations, Acquisitions and Strategic Alliances and International Operations. His vast skill set has been instrumental in the design and implementation of the in-house developed Treasury System which is capable of meeting front, middle and back office business requirements and generates a host of MIS while retaining the flexibility to adapt to an evolving product suite. Presently he is associated with Faysal Bank Limited as Head of Treasury.
Prior to joining Faysal Bank Limited, he was also associated with MCB Bank Limited as Global Treasurer and Head Investment Banking Group. His past experience has been with organizations such as ANZ Grindlays, American Express, Bank of America, Mashreq Bank, United Bank Limited & MCB Bank Limited. He holds an MBA Degree from Grand Valley State University, USA.
Mr. Mian Salman Ali
Mian Salman Ali brings with him a banking experience of over 15 years in large local and multinational banks. During his career, he has held various leadership / supervisory roles in business and control functions. He has a diversified experience in the field of Corporate Banking, Commercial / SME Banking & Credit / Risk Management. Presently he is associated with Faysal Bank Limited as Chief Risk Officer. Prior to joining Faysal Bank Limited, he has been associated with ABN AMRO Pakistan and Allied Bank Limited. Mian Salman holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Lahore School of Economics. He is also a certified Islamic Banking Professional from NIBAF.
Mr. Nadir Rehman
Mr. Nadir Rahman has over 28 years of professional experience, primarily in financial services. He has been a seasoned project manager with assignments undertaken all over Asia and North Africa. He has vast experience in diverse leadership roles in different geographies, and of various financing structures.
Previously, he has served as CEO of BMA Capital, KASB Securities, JS Global Capital, and Foundation Securities. He has held senior roles at Bukhatir Investments, Fauji Foundation, Standard Chartered Bank, ABN AMRO Bank and Citibank. Nadir holds dual degrees from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School and College of Arts and Sciences.
Board of Audit Committee
- Mr. Osman Asghar Khan (Chairman)
- Mr. Syed Muhammad Fraz Zaidi (Member)
- Mr. Mian Salman Ali (Member)
Board of Human Resource Committee
- Mr. Nadir Rahman (Chairman)
- Mr. Salman Ahmed Usmani (Member)
- Mr. Osman Asghar Khan (Member)