Head Islamic Banking
Mr. Muhammad Faisal Shaikh is a graduate of Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi with over 17 years of experience in the field of Shariah Structuring and Shariah Compliant Product Development. Prior to joining Faysal Bank Limited, he was associated with BankIslami Pakistan Limited and Meezan Bank Limited.
He has been instrumental in the development of various pioneering Islamic Corporate & Consumer Banking Products and Sukuks structures in Pakistan including Islamic Export Refinance Scheme of State Bank of Pakistan and Pakistan’s inaugural sovereign International Sukuk. He led the team which converted conventional assets and liabilities of KASB Bank Limited after its acquisition by BankIslami Pakistan Limited. Prior to this, his team structured acquisition and conversion of Citibank’s conventional housing finance portfolio by BankIslami Pakistan Limited. He was an active member of the team responsible for conversion and merger of Pakistan operations of Societe Generale into Meezan Bank Limited. He has also served as a member of different advisory committees of State Bank of Pakistan on Islamic Banking.