The Management

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). He is Life Time Fellow Member of Institute of Bankers Pakistan (FIBP) and possesses 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 (ARR), 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 and Council of the Institute of Bankers Pakistan. He is serving as CEO Allied Bank Limited since January 2017.

Owais Shahid

Owais Shahid

Chief Corporate and Investment Banking

Owais Shahid

Chief Corporate and Investment Banking

Mr. Owais Shahid joined Allied Bank Limited (ABL) in 2005 as Head Syndications and was elevated to the position of Group Head Investment Banking. He established ABL as a leading investment banking outfit in Pakistan. His Corporate & Investment Banking experience spans over 14 years and includes numerous innovative and unique transactions in syndications, M&A, listings, project financing and capital markets. With strong credit background and substantial corporate finance & advisory experience, he has led a number of landmark transactions. In recognition of ABL’s market leadership in investment banking in Pakistan, ABL was honoured with over 25 investment banking awards from internationally recognized institutions. Prior to joining ABL, he has worked for National Bank of Pakistan, Standard Chartered Modaraba and Emirates Bank International. His qualifications include BBA (Hons) & MBA from IBA, Karachi and Chartered Financial Analyst from CFA Institute, USA.

Asif Bashir

Asif Bashir

Chief Commercial & Retail Banking Group (South)

Asif Bashir

Chief Commercial & Retail Banking Group (South)

Mr. Asif Bashir is a seasoned banker having more than 24 years of diversified experience in the banking industry. He has an MBA degree with major in Finance. He has wide-ranging exposure in banking with emphasis on Public Sector lending, Commodities Operations Financing, Corporate Banking operation, Trade Finance, Special Assets Management and International Remittance Business. He started his career with HBL in 1990 and served as Head of Public Sector, Corporate Banking before joining ABL in 2005. He has attended numerous International and domestic professional trainings/certifications during his professional career.

Shahid Amir

Shahid Amir

Chief Commercial & Retail Banking Group (North)

Shahid Amir

Chief Commercial & Retail Banking Group (North)

Mr Shahid Amir is a seasoned banker, with over 28 years of rich experience to his credit in the areas of Business and Banking Operations. He holds Master’s degree in Business Administration and has acquired Diplomas in Islamic Banking and Total Quality Management with professional trainings from prestigious institutions in Pakistan and United Kingdom. Mr Shahid started his banking career in 1989 from BCCI. His vast exposure of Branch Banking in Askari Bank spreads over a period of sixteen years before joining ABL in 2008. During last eight years in Allied Bank, he has served the bank as Regional Head Islamabad, Group Head CRBG South and Group Head BSG, North.

Considering his well-rounded professional acumen coupled with customer centric approach, Mr Shahid has been entrusted with the role of Chief Commercial & Retail Banking Group (North).

Muhammad Idrees

Muhammad Idrees

Chief Islamic Banking Group

Muhammad Idrees

Chief Islamic Banking Group

Mr. Muhammad Idrees holds MBA degree in Marketing from Baha-ud-din Zakaria University, Multan and started his professional career in 1985. During this career, he has acquired diverse experience in areas of Branch Operations, Business Development, Risk Management with a special focus on Corporate and Commercial Banking. He has a blend of domestic as well as international banking exposure while working in Turkey, UAE and Pakistan. He has also attended a number of local as well as international professional training courses in different areas. Besides being Diploma Associate from IBP (DAIBP), he has also achieved certification program on Islamic Banking from National Institute of Banking & Finance NIBAF. In 2010, he joined Allied Bank Limited as Head Branch Operations and has also served in the capacity of Group Head Corporate & FI Risk. Since January 2015, he has been serving Allied Bank Limited as Chief Islamic Banking Group.

Sohail Aziz Awan

Sohail Aziz Awan

Chief Digital Banking Group

Sohail Aziz Awan

Chief Digital Banking Group

Mr. Sohail Aziz is a seasoned IT Professional having more than 20 years of diversified experience in the banking and financial services sectors. He has wide-ranging exposure in the areas of IT Systems Development and Implementation, Project Management, Business Process Re-engineering and building high quality teams. He joined Allied Bank in 2006 and has been instrumental in successful transformation of legacy Core Banking system to Temenos T24. During this period, he also played a key role in devising strategies in the areas of core banking, enterprise resource planning, digital banking, data analytics and business intelligence for the Bank. He holds Masters degree in Computer Science and has attended numerous International and domestic professional trainings/certifications during his professional career.

With the bank’s enhanced focus on Digital Banking Services, and Mr Sohail’s achievements in the area of digital banking while he was associated with the Information Technology Group, he has been assigned the responsibility to head Digital Banking Group of Allied Bank.

Ahmad Faheem Khan

Ahmad Faheem Khan

Chief Treasury Group

Ahmad Faheem Khan

Chief Treasury Group

Mr. Ahmad Faheem Khan has been with ABL since January 2008 and has over 21 years of experience in the banking sector. Prior to joining ABL, he has worked in treasury areas of multinational banks and State Bank of Pakistan. He holds a Master of Commerce degree; is an associate member of Institute of Cost & Management Accountants of Pakistan and has also qualified examinations of CIMA (U.K.). His pragmatic approach and drive to excel coupled with a strong commitment to prudent risk management has transformed ABL treasury into an active and effective team in the banking industry.

Abid Anwar

Abid Anwar

Chief Special Assets Management Group

Abid Anwar

Chief Special Assets Management Group

A seasoned professional with over twenty five years’ experience in Commercial and Corporate Banking with diversified portfolio of Deposits, SME/Corporate Finance and Trade. Started his career in 1992 and served with the Bank of Punjab, MCB and Faysal Bank before joining Allied Bank in 2007 as Regional Head Business. Elevated as Group Head Commercial & Retail Banking in the year 2012 and served in different Groups ( South 2, North 2 and North 1) comprising of varied area market and business segments from Gilgit – Baltistan, Azad Kashmir to Multan – Bahawalpur.

Mr. Abid is qualified in Master in Business Administration and currently serving as Chief Special Asset Management Group. He has also attended numerous International and domestic professional trainings/certifications during his professional career including Leadership Development Program at National University of Singapore.

Aizid Razzaq Gill

Aizid Razzaq Gill

Chief Risk Management Group

Aizid Razzaq Gill

Chief Risk Management Group

A seasoned professional with over twenty years’ experience in Financial Management, Risk Analysis & Research and expertise in Portfolio Management of Corporate and Commercial Banking obligors. Working with various financial institutions, he has held key positions in the Corporate Banking Sector at Lahore, Islamabad and Faisalabad. He joined Allied Bank in 2005 as Regional Corporate Head and has also held the positions of Head Commercial Assets and Group Head Liabilities.

He has vast exposure in Risk Management, and before becoming Chief Risk Management Group at Allied Bank, he has served as Head of Commercial & Retail Risk, Head of Operational Risk, Group Head Credit Administration, Group Head Corporate & Financial Institutions Risk, and Chief General Services & Security Group.

Mr. Gill is a graduate of University of Engineering & Technology Lahore (UET) and has a Masters degree in Business Administration from California State University, Fullerton (CSUF), USA. He is also a Chevenning Scholar, with a Masters Degree in Business Economics from University of Manchester Institute of Science & Technology (UMIST), UK.

Tariq Javed Ghumman

Tariq Javed Ghumman

Chief Banking Services Group

Tariq Javed Ghumman

Chief Banking Services Group

Mr. Tariq Javed Ghumman holds MBA Degree in Finance from Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan and possesses over 21 years of banking experience. He started his career from State Bank of Pakistan in 1993 and thereafter moved to Bank Al-Habib and Askari Commercial Bank before joining Allied Bank Limited in February 2006 as Regional Head,  Islamabad. During the last 8 years at ABL, he has served as Regional Head, Group Head SME, Group Head Central-II, Group Head Business (North), and lately as Group Chief Retail Banking before becoming Chief Special Assets Management.

Mujahid Ali

Mujahid Ali

Chief Information Technology Group

Mujahid Ali

Chief Information Technology Group A seasoned professional with diversified experience in the areas of Business Process Reengineering, IT Planning & Development, Project Management, Systems Implementation, Team Building and Service Quality Assurance, acquired during a successful career spread over a period of 25 years gives Mujahid a distinct edge with exceptionally judicious skills in management. He joined the Bank in 2008 as Chief Information Technology, and through his deep understanding of banking processes and immense ability to work through complex problems, he has successfully transformed Allied Bank’s “Conventional Banking Systems” into “Robust IT Systems”.

Mr Mujahid holds a Masters degree in Business Administration. Before joining Allied Bank he was associated with a prominent local group and held key positions.

Muhammad Farhanullah Khan

Muhammad Farhanullah Khan

Chief Financial Officer

Muhammad Farhanullah Khan

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Farhan is a fellow member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan. He has more than 15 years of diverse domestic and international experience within the financial sector. While working in various financial institutions, he held key positions which included  exposure in Islamic and Conventional banking in the areas of Financial Planning, Budgeting, Reporting, Corporate Banking and Audit. He joined Allied Bank Limited in July 2012 and is currently serving as Chief Financial Officer.

 

Saira Shahid Hussain

Saira Shahid Hussain

Chief Human Resource Group

Saira Shahid Hussain

Chief Human Resource Group

Ms. Saira Shahid Hussain is driving forward the Human Capital vision and plans for developing on array of Human Resources initiatives across Allied Bank Limited.

She holds over 20+ years of diversified experience in the field of Human Resources working for various National and International level organizations. She held multiple leadership roles with various corporate sectors across Pakistan.

She joined ABL in 2011 and has played a pivotal role in devising and implementing best HR practices at the Bank. She provides strategic leadership by articulating HR needs and plans and is responsible for developing and executing Human Resource strategy in support of the overall business plan, strategic direction and vision of the Bank, specifically in the areas of strategic planning and recruitment, talent management, change management, organizational performance management, training & development and compensation & benefits management. She gained several significant experiences incorporating restructuring, change management, union negotiations and has the rich experience of HR in establishing new multinational organization.

Ms. Saira holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration and is a ‘Certified Master Trainer’. She is a recognized thought-leader, speaker on the topics of leadership, gender diversity, career progression and youth employment.

Besides participating on various national and international strategic forums, she has represented Pakistan as Gender Ambassador on Global forums.

Since 2013, she has held the additional role of Chief Anti-Harassment Officer for the Bank. She is committed to developing best Human Capital for Business support while enhancing talent and experience by enabling growth of next generation of skilled professionals and business leaders for the organizations. She possess an empathetic approach towards problem solving and is committed to develop the Bank as a positive employer brand.

At Allied Bank she is presently designated as Chief Human Resources.

Mohammad Tabrayz Agha

Mohammad Tabrayz Agha

Chief Real Estate, Engineering & Infrastructure Development Group

Mohammad Tabrayz Agha

Chief Real Estate, Engineering & Infrastructure Development Group

Mr Tabrayz has recently joined ABL as Chief of the newly created group of REIG and has 30 years of international experience in Civil Construction specializing in Project, Construction and Contract Management. He has held key positions including Projects Director, Director Project Monitoring and Head of Tendering and Estimation for Local / International projects managing large scale mixed use commercial, high-end residential / office developments along with infrastructure projects.

He started his career as a technician and has progressed through experience gained in all the fields of Civil Engineering to be working as a Projects Director a pinnacle in the construction profession. For eight out of the thirty years, he worked for a leading Pakistani Oil and Gas organization. During his extensive career in the Construction Industry he has worked for Clients, Consultants and Main Contractors executing major projects from inception to completion encompassing project initiation, design, development, planning, monitoring / control and close out. Mr Tabrayz is also a member of the Institution of Civil Engineers in UK and Pakistan Engineering Council.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Muhammad Mohsin

Muhammad Mohsin

Chief General Services & Security Group

Muhammad Mohsin

Chief General Services & Security Group

Mr. Mohsin is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan and possesses over 20 years of diversified experience in the fields of accounting, auditing, financial management and corporate affairs. During his professional career, he has held varying and increasingly responsible positions and had served as Head of Finance, Accounting, Operations, Leasing and Internal Audit of various prominent organizations. He joined ABL in 2009 and has a proven track record in team building process re-engineering, system development and establishing effective Internal Audit Function.


Muhammad Raffat

Muhammad Raffat

Company Secretary/Chief Corporate Affairs

Muhammad Raffat

Company Secretary/Chief Corporate Affairs

He has a long association with Allied Bank spread over 30 years and has remained posted in various banking areas during his career. His qualification includes DAIBP, M.A. and LL.B. He has been appointed as Company Secretary of the Bank in April 2010 and looks after Corporate Affairs Group.

Imran Maqsood

Imran Maqsood

Chief Audit & Risk Review Group

Imran Maqsood

Chief Audit & Risk Review Group

Mr. Imran Maqsood, Chief Audit & Risk Review, has a diverse experience of more than 24 years within banking sector. He has done his MBA from a prestigious institution of the country and is also an Associate Member of the Institute of Bankers of Pakistan (IBP). Further, he also holds international certifications from Institute of Internal Auditors and Information Systems Audit & Control Association USA. He has participated in various courses and seminars on foreign exchange, risk oriented audit methodology, supervision of Financial Conglomerates and other areas of financial sector operations in Pakistan and abroad. He possesses expertise in the areas of regulatory oversight, audit and compliance. He started his professional career in 1993 from State Bank of Pakistan. He has been associated with Allied Bank for the last eleven years and serving as Chief Internal Auditor of the Bank since November 2016.


Ahmad Mansoor

Ahmad Mansoor

Chief Compliance Group

Ahmad Mansoor

Chief Compliance Group
Mr. Ahmad Mansoor has more than 20 years diversified Commercial Banking and Central Bank experience. Before joining ABL in 2009; he had worked at Citibank, MCB, HBL and State Bank of Pakistan.

During his career at other financial institutions, he had worked in Consumer Banking, SME lending, Corporate Credit approval / risk assessment as well as Audit & Inspection functions. For a decade long stay at ABL he remained Group Head Credit Risk Review and Group Head Special Assets Management.

He acquired Master’s degree in Finance from Hailey College of Commerce and also holds LLB (PU), Banking Diploma (IBP) and Islamic Banking Diploma (NIBAF) to his credit.