Senior Management

  • 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.

  • Salman Ahmed Usmani has an extensive experience of over 28 years in both the multinational and local banking sector, with expertise in Treasury and Risk Management, Asset and Liability Management, Strategic Planning, Corporate Restructuring, Strategic Negotiations, Acquisitions and Strategic Alliances and International Operations. Prior to joining Faysal Bank Limited, he was associated with MCB Bank Limited as Global Treasurer and Head Investment Banking Group. His past experience has been with organisations such as ANZ Grindlays, American Express, Bank of America, Mashreq Bank and United Bank Limited.

  • Syed Majid Ali has over 27 years of diversified experience, progressively responsible in the Accounts and Finance disciplines of banking with exposure in IT and HR activities. He has been associated as CFO with Emirates Bank International and Saudi Pak Commercial Bank, as well as KPMG as a partner. Majid is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan.

  • Yousaf Hussain has over 22 years of professional experience, primarily at ABN AMRO Bank where he held multiple senior managerial positions including those within the Corporate / Credit and Transaction Banking functions. He has been with Faysal Bank since August 2008, with a significant contribution to the franchise in his previous positions as Regional Corporate Banking Head-North and Head of Special Assets Management Group. His experience also includes a senior role with Samba Bank and earlier assignments with Mashreq Bank and Mobilink / Motorola. Yousaf has a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and has done his MBA from the Lahore University of Management Sciences.

  • Khurram Gul Agha’s career spans over 22 years, during which, he has held key roles in IT, Operations and Transaction Banking in both financial and non-financial sectors. Prior to joining Faysal Bank, Khurram has been associated with TCS (Pvt) Limited, Citibank, UBL, First Data and NIB Bank. His last assignment was Group Head Operations & IT at NIB Bank. Khurram holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and Mathematics from State University of New York at Binghamton.

  • Nasir Islam is a qualified Chartered Accountant with over 24 years of multifaceted experience. His first assignment was as Manager Finance in ANZ Grindlays (Karachi), after which he was posted at the ANZ HO (Melbourne, Australia), as Manager Commercial Banking System (CBS) Project. He returned to Pakistan in 1997 as Manager Audit, joined ABN AMRO Pakistan as Audit Manager in 2000, and was appointed as Country Head of Compliance in 2004.

  • Muhammad Merajuddin Ahmed has over 19 years of experience in the healthcare sector prior to joining Faysal Bank in 2015. During the course of his career, he has held senior roles in different organisations, such as Aga Khan University, Merck Sharp & Dohme of Pakistan. His last assignment was Head Human Resources at Novartis Pharma Pakistan Limited and Talent Management Lead Asia Cluster for Novartis. He was also the member Board of Directors, Novartis Pharma Pakistan Limited. Meraj is an MBA from the Institute of Business Administration.

  • Bilal Asghar possesses over 21 years of multi-functional experience in the field of Corporate and Investment Banking, Islamic Banking, Special Assets and Credit / Risk Management. Bilal holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from University of Southern California, Los Angeles. Bilal is also a Certified Director from the Center of Executive Education, Institute of Business Administration duly approved by the SECP.

  • Fouad Farrukh brings with him a rich and broad-based experience of over 21 years, working in large banks, both in Pakistan and in the Middle East. He joined FBL as Head Islamic Banking in 2010 and was instrumental in expansion of Islamic Business before being given responsibility of the Head Retail Banking. After completing his BS Finance from the University of Maryland (USA) and MBA from Lahore University of Management Sciences, Fouad Farrukh started his career with Faysal Bank as a Corporate Relationship Manager in 1996. He has previously worked as Gulf Risk Manager, Habib Bank Limited Dubai, and as the Country Head, Habib Bank Limited Bahrain, before joining BMI Bank B.S.C.(c) Bahrain as Head, Islamic Financial Services. Fouad is a certified Islamic Banking Professional from NIBAF.

  • Mohammed Zahid Ahmed brings with him over 20 years of experience in both the financial and non-financial sectors where he has held leadership roles in Finance and Strategy. Prior to joining Faysal Bank, Zahid has been associated with organisations such as Allergan Pharmaceuticals Inc., Pak Kuwait Investment Company, and ABN Amro Bank, Dubai Islamic Bank, GIGA Group of Companies, Silk Bank and Meezan Bank. His last assignment was Head of Business Analytics, Strategy & Internal Control at Meezan Bank. Zahid is a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan.

  • Raheel Ijaz has more than 37 years of work experience. Before assuming this position, he accumulated rich banking experience in institutions like MCB Bank Limited as Group Head Compliance and Controls, Country Head Sri Lanka, Head Corporate North & Public Sector, United Bank Limited as Regional Chief Executive North and also held key positions in Faysal Bank, Prime Commercial Bank, and Emirates Bank International. His last role with Faysal Bank Limited was Advisor Business Development & Regulatory Affairs. Raheel holds an MBA degree from Quaid-e-Azam International University.

  • Abadullah brings with him over 31 years of diversified experience of Branch Banking, Trade, Cash Management and Operations. Prior to joining Faysal Bank Limited, Abadullah has worked with Standard Chartered, ANZ Grindlays and United Bank Limited. His last assignment with SCB was as Head Cash Management Operations & Cash Product Service Delivery. Abadullah started his career from United Bank Limited. He holds a Master of Business Administration (Finance) degree from IBA, University of Punjab.

  • Hasan Junaid Nasir has more than 16 years of work experience with exposure in Treasury, Finance, Information Technology, Product Development and Islamic Banking. He joined Faysal Bank in 2009. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from College of Business Management along with ACCA and Post Graduate Diploma in Islamic Banking and Takaful. He is also certified from NIBAF in Islamic Banking.

  • Aurangzeb Amin brings with him over 21 years of experience in the financial sector and legal consultancies both in Pakistan and in the USA. During his career he has worked with NIB Bank and Pak-Kuwait Investment Co. as Company Secretary and Head Legal. He has also worked with law firms locally and internationally, namely Orr, Dignam & Co. and Surridge & Beecheno. He has a Master of Laws degree from Temple University, USA.