Board of Directors

Mohammad Naeem Mukhtar

Mohammad Naeem Mukhtar

Chairman / Non Executive Sponsor Director

Mohammad Naeem Mukhtar

Chairman / Non Executive Sponsor Director

He is Chairman of the Board of Allied Bank since 2004. He has done MBA from Cardiff Business School UK, Post Graduate diploma in Textiles from UK and Chartered Textile Engineer (CText ATI) from The Textile Institute in Manchester UK. He has over 33 years of experience of finance and industrial manufacturing.

Besides Chairman of Board of Directors of Allied Bank Limited, he is also Chief Executive Officer/ Director of M/s. Ibrahim Fibres Limited and M/s. Ibrahim Holdings (Pvt.) Limited, In addition, he is also on the boards of M/s. Ibrahim Agencies (Pvt.) Limited, ABL Asset Management Company Limited, Karachi Education Initiative and Pakistan German Business Forum. He is also a Member of Board of Governors of National Management Foundation, the parent body of Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). He is also representing ABL at Pakistan Business Council and is Industry Co-Chair Banking Sector of NUST Corporate Advisory Council (CAC) as well as Senior Fellow at Global Think Tank Network (GTTN).

Sheikh Mukhtar Ahmad

Sheikh Mukhtar Ahmad

Non Executive Sponsor Director

Sheikh Mukhtar Ahmad

Non Executive Sponsor Director

He started his business career immediately after migrating from India at the time of independence of Pakistan in 1947 and contributed to the industrial and business growth of Pakistan through his entrepreneurship skills and business acumen. He has over 57 years of experience in establishing and successfully managing various industrial and financial companies. He has been on the Board of Directors of Allied Bank Limited since 2005 and is a “Certified Director” from Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance. He is also Chairman of the Board of Directors of M/s. Ibrahim Fibres Limited, Ibrahim Holdings (Pvt.) Limited, Ibrahim Agencies (Pvt.) Limited and ABL Asset Management Company Limited.

Muhammad Waseem Mukhtar

Muhammad Waseem Mukhtar

Non Executive Sponsor Director

Muhammad Waseem Mukhtar

Non Executive Sponsor Director

He is MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Illinois, USA. He also holds a Master’s degree in Total Quality Management (TQM) from University of Glamorgan, Wales, UK, and has 21 years of diversified experience of Finance, IT and Industry. His strategic guidance played a vital role in technological up-gradation of the Bank. He has been on the Board of Directors of Allied Bank Limited since 2004 and is a “Certified Director” from Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance. He is also Director on the Boards of M/s. Ibrahim Fibres Limited, Ibrahim Holdings (Pvt.) Limited, Ibrahim Agencies (Pvt.) Limited, ABL Asset Management Company Limited and Arabian Sea Country Club.

Abdul Aziz Khan

Abdul Aziz Khan

Non-Executive Director

Abdul Aziz Khan

Non-Executive Director

He has enriched and diversified experience of more than 55 years in the fields of General Banking, Credit, Lease Finance, Business Development and Administration including 9 years of international banking, holding key positions abroad. He also remained CEO of M/s. Ibrahim Leasing for 11 years. He is on the Board of Allied Bank Limited since 2004.

Dr. Muhammad Akram Sheikh

Dr. Muhammad Akram Sheikh

Independent Director

Dr. Muhammad Akram Sheikh

Independent Director

Dr. Muhammad Akram Sheikh (Hilale-Imtiaz) has over 53 years of work experience in the public and private sectors. He has founded Global Think Tank Network (GTTN) and currently chairs its Board of Directors. He is also Director on the Boards of Quality School Foundation and Tricon Boston Consulting (Pvt.) Limited (a 100% subsidiary of Sapphire Textile Mills Limited – STML). He has held prestigious senior positions including Federal Minister/Head of Planning Commission, Federal Secretary of the Ministries of Communication, Water & Power and Industries & Production, Managing Director and Chairman of some of the largest public sector industrial establishments. During the period from 1998 to 2008, he also spearheaded many strategic policy initiatives including Medium Term Development Framework and Vision 2030 which lays down strategic directions for the future of the Country. He is on the Board of Directors of Allied Bank Limited since February 2015.

Zafar Iqbal

Zafar Iqbal

Independent Director

Zafar Iqbal

Independent Director

He has 33 years’ experience in senior management positions in financial and power generation sector. He was the Managing Director/ CEO of Pak Oman Investment Company Limited, a DFI owned jointly by the Governments of Pakistan and Sultanate of Oman. During his 8 years stay at Pak Oman he led the company in becoming the leading DFI in its peer group. Over the past 26 years, he has served on the Boards of number of listed and non-listed companies and financial institutions. He is a Fellow member of Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (ICAEW) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP). He is a “Certified Director” from Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance. He specialized in Investment Banking, Corporate Finance, Capital Markets, Leasing, Aircraft Financing and Energy & Power Generation. Presently, he is associated in advisory business and extensively travels within Middle East, South Asia, Europe and North America for business negotiation. He is on the Board of Directors of Allied Bank Limited since August 2015.

Nazrat Bashir

Nazrat Bashir

Independent Director

Nazrat Bashir

Independent Director

Ms. Nazrat Bashir belongs to Pakistan Administrative Service. She retired in BPS-22 from the government Service. Her academic qualifications are Master’s in Economics from New York University, USA and Master’s in Psychology from University of Peshawar. She is a Certified Director from the PICG. Ms. Bashir has over 35 years of diversified civil service experience to her credit. During her career she served in different Ministries. She remained Additional Finance

Secretary, Internal Finance, Finance Division, Government of Pakistan, Managing Director, Public Procurement Regulatory Authority (PPRA) and Senior Advisor, Wafaqi Mohtasib Secretariat. She also held directorship in various Government and Semi Government Organizations and attended numerous Conferences, Workshops and Seminars in Pakistan and abroad. She is on the Board of Directors of Allied Bank Limited since August 2018.

Tahir Hassan Qureshi

Tahir Hassan Qureshi

Chief Executive Officer

Tahir Hassan Qureshi

Chief Executive Officer

He is a seasoned professional banker and Fellow member (FCA) of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) with a diversified experience of more than 30 years including over 25 years of experience in the banking industry where he has held senior management positions. He has served on various Committees of the ICAP and Pakistan Banks’ Association. Before Joining Allied Bank Limited he held senior management positions in The Bank of Punjab, Habib Bank Limited and MCB Bank Ltd. He joined Allied Bank Limited in 2008 and served as Chief, Audit & Risk Review (A&RR), Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer (COO). Apart from attending various seminars and conferences locally and internationally, he also represented Allied Bank Limited on World Economic Forum’s annual meetings of the New Champions. He is ‘‘Certified Director’’ from the ICAP and is Bank’s nominee on the Board of Directors of Habib Allied Holding Limited – UK, ABL Asset Management Company Limited. He is Chairman of IBP Building Committee and also is the member of the Council of the Institute of Bankers Pakistan and its Finance and Investment Committee. He is a lifetime fellow member of Institute of Bankers Pakistan and representative of the Bank at Management Association of Pakistan and Pakistan Business Council.