Board of Directors

Board of Directors

  • Farooq Rahmatullah Khan is a Law graduate. He joined Burma Shell Oil & Distribution Company in 1968 and worked in different roles in Chemicals, Human Resources, Marketing, Supply, Distribution, Retail, etc. He was transferred to Shell International London in 1994 as a Manager in the Business Strategy Division and was involved in various portfolios covering over 140 countries. On his return in 1998, he was appointed as Head of Operations of Shell Pakistan and was looking after Middle East and South Asia (MESA). In 2001, he was appointed as Chairman of Shell Companies in Pakistan and Managing Director of Shell Pakistan Limited.

    He is currently leading an Expert Energy group which has developed a 25-years Integrated Energy Plan (first time ever in the history of energy planning) for the country. This plan has been in principle accepted by the Government, Pakistan Business Council, international agencies and some other stakeholders. The Expert Energy group continues to work in updating and revising the energy plan on an annual basis and engaging political leadership and other stakeholders.

      Key Positions Held

    • Chairman of Shell Companies in Pakistan and Managing Director of Shell Pakistan Limited
    • Founding Member of PAPCO (Pak Arab Pipeline Company Limited)
    • Director General of Civil Aviation Authority of Pakistan
    • Chairman of Oil and Gas Development Company Limited
    • Chairman of LEADS Pakistan
    • Chairman of Pakistan Refinery Limited
    • Founding Member of Pakistan Human Development Fund
    • Member of the Economic Advisory Council, Ministry of Finance, Government of Pakistan
    • Member of National Commission of Government Reforms
    • Director on the Boards of PCB, PIA and Pakistan Stone Development Company

      He is serving on the Boards of Directors of

    • Faysal Bank Limited
    • Society for Sustainable Development
    • Resource Development Committee of Aga Khan University Hospital
    • Pakistan Refinery Ltd.-Director and Chairman of the Board
    • Hascol Oil Company

    He is also a Trustee of Legends Trust (Formed by the Government of Sindh)

  • Ahmed Abdulrahim holds an MBA from the University of Glamorgan, Wales (UK), and is an Associate Financial Accountant from the Institute of Financial Accountants, London (UK). He also holds an Executive Management Diploma from the University of Bahrain and an Advance Banking Diploma from the Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance. He is also a certified Director from the Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance.

    Ahmed Abdulrahim is the Chief Executive Officer of Ithmaar Bank B.S.C. He started his career with Aluminium Bahrain for five years followed by one year with Chase Manhattan Bank where he was Head of Financial Control. He then joined National Bank of Bahrain where he served for 28 years in various executive levels and in different capacities, including Manager Foreign Exchange and Funding, Chief Internal Auditor and Assistant General Manager of Corporate Services Group.

    Ahmed Abdulrahim held the dual roles of Deputy Chief Executive Officer at Shamil Bank and Chief Operating Officer at Ithmaar Bank for approximately four years. Following the reorganisation of Shamil Bank and Ithmaar Bank in 2010, he took charge of the Retail Banking Group as General Manager of Ithmaar Bank. He currently serves as a board member for The Benefit Company B.S.C. and Injaz Bahrain, and Vice Chairman of Bahrain Association of Banks.

  • Mr. Nauman Ansari is the President & Chief Executive Officer of Faysal Bank Limited since 2014. Besides CEO of Faysal Bank Limited, he is Chairman of Faysal Asset Management Limited, Member of Managing Committee of Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OICCI) and Executive Member / Chairman of the Consumer Committee for Pakistan Banking Association (PBA). Nauman holds a degree in Bachelors of Science in Business Administration from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 1993.

    With over 23 years of rich Credit, Corporate and Investment Banking experience, Nauman started his career with Standard Chartered Bank (Karachi) in 1993. During his vast versatile banking career, he has been associated with Bank of America and ABN Amro Bank where he held a number of senior positions including Head of Financial Institutions, Public Sector, Corporate Finance and Unit Head Credit Portfolio Management. In 2004, he took up the task of leading ABN Amro Bank as Director Portfolio Strategy & Execution, Asia Pacific in Hong Kong. Later he joined Fortis Bank in Dubai in 2006 as Executive Director & Head of Institutional Banking – Middle East & Pakistan.

    In 2007, Nauman took charge of Samba Bank Limited (formerly known as Crescent Commercial Bank) as Senior Executive Vice President & Head of Corporate Banking. He joined Faysal Bank Limited as Senior Executive Vice President and Head of Corporate and Investment Banking in 2008, thereafter serving for 5 years, he has been entrusted the position of the President & CEO of Faysal Bank Limited.

  • Mian Mohammad Younis possesses 37 years of experience in Public, Banking and Financial sectors with extensive knowledge of Corporate Sector Governance, Rules, Regulations and Audit Procedures. During his career, he was Head, Inter-Governmental Finance Wing (IGF), Regulation Wing (RW), and Human Resource Wing (HRW) of Finance Division as Additional Finance Secretary (AFS). He performed as Secretary to National Finance Commission (NFC) from 2003 to 2010. He was the first Chief Operating Officer (CEO) of Khushal Pakistan Fund Limited.

    Mr. Younis established new ventures in Financial & Public Sector entities through mergers, contributed towards policy formulation as a member of Boards of various corporate sector entities and banks. He carried out the financial restructuring of a number of Non-banking Financial Companies (NBFCs) as a member of Financial Sector Reforms Committee. Affected recovery of loans extended to Provincial Governments and other Public Sector entities by the Federal Government and also assisted the State Bank of Pakistan in managing the overdraft position of provinces, AJK, and various Public Sector Corporations from 2003 to 2011. He supervised not only the Expenditure Budget of the Federal Government but also implemented Social Sector Programs from 2001 to 2011.

    He was on the Board of Directors of Meezan Bank Limited and also its Chairman Board Audit Committee & member Risk Management Committee, for about three years. He completed the process of liquidation of Federal Bank for Cooperatives (FBC) and Agriculture Marketing and
    Storage Limited (AMSL) as liquidator.

    As Mr. Younis served in Public Sector for long time, he gained vast experience in HR management through formulation of HR policies, and their implementation, while holding positions in different Government, Semi Government and Autonomous Bodies i.e. FBR, Economic Affairs Division (EAD), M/O F&A, BOI, Pakistan Software Export Board (PSEB) and Finance Division. He was the Head of regulation wing of Finance Division, mandated for fixation of remuneration, perks, and privileges of Parliamentarians, Judiciary, Public sector Entities and their HR policies, Rules & Regulations.

    He established various funds including relief funds and was instrumental in framing their accounting procedures, Financial / Investment Rules in consultation with Controller General Accounts (CGA) and Auditor General of Pakistan’s Office, in his capacity as Additional Finance Secretary Inter Govt Finance (IGF).

    At present, he is on the Board of Directors of Faysal Bank Limited since April 2014, Chairman Board Audit and Corporate Governance Committee and member Recruitment, Nomination & Remuneration Committee.

    He holds a Master’s Degree in Economics and is also qualified in Project Appraisal & Risk Management (Duke, USA), Assessing Financial System Stability (IMF Institute, Singapore), Promotion of Direct Foreign Investment (Osaka, Japan), Promotion of Agro Based Industry (Manila Philippines), and Islamic Banking (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia).

    He is certified expert in Corporate Governance & Leadership Skills from Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance (PICG) and has attended a number of workshops and seminars on Anti-Money Laundering & Corporate Governance.

  • Imtiaz Ahmad Pervez has more than 35 years of banking experience. He was on the Board of Ithmaar Bank BSC, Bahrain till December 2016. He was Director of the Al Baraka Bank Pakistan Limited from which he resigned in March 2012. He was, earlier, also a board member of the Faysal Islamic Bank of Bahrain, Faysal Investment Bank of Bahrain EC, Faysal Bank Limited Pakistan, Faysal Investment Bank Limited Pakistan, Trust Leasing Corp Limited and Namco Management Company Limited. From 1959 to 1994, he held many senior positions in the banking industry including that of Chief Operating Officer of Faysal Islamic Bank of Bahrain EC. He was also CEO of Al Faysal Investment Bank Limited Pakistan in the year 1990.

    He holds a B.A. degree from the University of Punjab, Pakistan and is a Fellow of the Institute of Islamic Banking & Insurance, London.

  • Mr. Juma Hasan Ali Abul is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, England, certified director from the Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance and holds Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Cairo (1980).

      Key Positions Held

    • Executive General Manager, Ithmaar Bank BSC, Bahrain (2010 – 2013).
    • General Manager MFAI (Jersey) (2000-2010)
      and (2013 – Now), wholly owned subsidiary of the DMI Group.
    • Executive Senior Manager, Shamil Bank of
      Bahrain BSC (formerly Faysal Islamic Bank of Bahrain) 1988-2000.
    • Board Memberships: Faysal Bank Limited, Pakistan; CITIC International Asset Management Limited, Hong Kong; United Bank of Albania (until 2011); Gulf Co. for Financial Investments, Egypt; Egyptian Investments Co, in addition to entities
      ranging from trading, industrial, real estate development, in Bahrain, Cayman, Egypt and
      U.S.A.
    • Worked with Touché Rose, London (now Deloitte), and Peat Marwick Mitchell Bahrain (now KPMG) – Chartered Accountants
    • Lead restructuring of Group institutions as well as major Mergers & Acquisitions.
  • Mr. Al-Qasimi has more than 31 years of diversified management experience.

    His previous positions include Chief Executive of the Labor Fund (Tamkeen), from which he resigned in May 2010, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Labor Fund Project at the Bahrain Economic Development Board, Assistant Undersecretary for Training at the Bahrain Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs, Director of Engineering and Maintenance at the Bahrain Ministry of Health. He has also served as the Chairman of the Bahrain Qualifications Framework Steering Committee of Career Expo and was a Board Member of the Bahrain Society of Engineers and the Bahrain Consumer Protection Society.

    He is currently a Member of the Board of Ithmar Holding, Ithmaar Bank, IB Capital, Solidarity Group Holding, Saudi Solidarity Takaful Co. Al Ahlia Insurance Co. Naseej BSC, Faysal Bank Limited (Pakistan) and a member of the Board of Trustees of Arabian Pearl Gulf School.

    Mr. Al-Qasimi holds a BSc in Civil Engineering from Queen Mary College, University of London, UK, and MSc in Health Facility Planning from the University of North London, UK, and a Diploma in Health Care Management from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Bahrain. He is also a certified Director from the Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance.

  • Mr. Abdulla Taleb has more than 16 years of experience in banking and currently he is heading the Commercial and Financial Institutions Department of Ithmaar Bank, Bahrain. Besides that, Mr. Taleb has a strong work experience in a number of banking functions; including Islamic financial services, corporate banking, capital markets and credits. Prior to joining Ithmaar Bank, he held senior positions in various banks and financial institutions including BMI Bank, First Investment Bank, Shamil Bank and Khaleej Finance & Investments.

    Mr. Taleb has a Bachelors Degree in Banking & Finance from Kingdom University and Associate Diploma in Economics Banking and Finance from University of Bahrain. He also holds an Advanced Diploma in Islamic Banking from Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance.