A seasoned banker and entrepreneur with over 25 years of proven track record of success and delivery. Served at top positions for multinational banks in Pakistan and abroad, including Regional Managing Director & CEO for Southern Africa, Barclays Bank plc. - responsible for three countries and represented on Board of Directors, managing total balance sheet size of US$3Bn and around 10,000 people. Worked at senior levels in Citibank, Dubai Islamic Bank and American Express Bank.
Before that until August 2018, worked as Director General, National Savings, Ministry of Finance. Initiated digitization of organization, including online banking and ATM Cards with the support of Gates Foundation, DfID and World Bank. Successfully included Persons with Disabilities and Shuhadah Families in welfare products of National Savings and set in motion launch of Overseas Pakistanis Savings Certificates.
Most recently, was working as CEO (Interim) for InfraZamin Pakistan - a DfID, UK driven initiative - a first of its kind credit enhancement company for social infrastructure financing in Pakistan.
Has extensive experience of working at Board of Directors level for major public and private sector entities including State Bank of Pakistan, Member of Independent Monitory Policy Committee, Oil & Gas Development Company Limited, Port Qasim Authority, Quaid-e-Azam Thermal Power (Private) Limited and Gadoon Textile Mills Limited.
Member of IMF motivated Task Force on Framing SOE Law, set-up by the Ministry of Finance.
Regular contributor to the local mediaon the topics of finance, economics and energy.
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