Ms. Tahira Raza has an experience of over four decades in the banking industry of Pakistan. Previously, she has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of First Women Bank Limited. Her areas of expertise include risk, credit and human resource management, audit, trade and finance and general banking as well as corporate governance, leadership and project management skills.
Ms. Raza is a Master in Business Administration (MBA) in Banking and Finance from the Institute of Business Administration (IBA) and is a banking diploma holder from the Institute of Bankers Pakistan (IBP).
Mohsin is a seasoned corporate banker with over 25 years of banking experience, covering Asia (East and South-East), Middle East and Levant regions. He was the CEO for UAE at Standard Chartered PLC and in his penultimate role, he looked after Standard Chartered Bank Pakistan Limited as CEO. Prior to that, he managed Barclays Bank Pakistan as their Country Head and Managing Director.
Mohsin’s experience spreads across corporate banking, fixed income markets and Islamic Banking. In his previous stints, he headed the Asian syndicated loans business for ABN AMRO bank based out of Singapore, he was the co-head of Asian Debt markets for Citigroup in Hong Kong. Mohsin was also appointed as Senior Credit Officer (SCO) & Senior Securities Officer (SSO) during this period. In June 2005, Mohsin joined Citigroup Dubai as Regional head of corporate banking for Middle East, where he was responsible for building the corporate business and a strong and diversified team.
Mohsin is an MBA from Institute of Business Administration, Karachi.
He is married and has four children, two daughters and two sons. He enjoys playing bridge and is actively involved in social, educational and charitable activities. Mohsin is currently on the board of I-Care Pakistan while he has served on the boards of CDC, Pakistan Centre for Philanthropy (PCP), Kidney Centre and as a trustee in the IBA endowment fund.
Khurram is a seasoned banker with over 30 years of experience spanning risk and credit management, corporate, investment and transaction banking in local and multinational financial institutions, including Banque Indosuez and Standard Chartered Bank, where he served as Country Chief Risk Officer & Chief Credit Officer.
He has held several senior management positions, including Chairman, Board of Directors at Standard Chartered Modaraba and Standard Chartered Leasing and Director at HABIBMETRO Financial Services.
Prior to taking charge as President & CEO of HABIBMETRO, he led the Corporate & Transaction Banking Group at the Bank, as an SEVP and a member of the Management Committee.
Khurram is an MBA from University of Rochester, USA, and also holds a BSc Engineering degree from UET Lahore. He is also a Certified Director.
Mr. Rashid Ahmed Jafer has an experience of 37 years with M/s. A.F. Ferguson & Co., including 23 years as a partner at the organization. He is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) and enjoys an expertise in statutory audit.
He has been a member of the Professional Standards and Technical Advisory Committee of ICAP for several years and is also a member of the SBP – ICAP Coordination Committee.
Mr. Mohamedali R. Habib is a graduate in Business Management – Finance from Clark University, USA. He also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in General Management from Stanford – National University of Singapore. Mr. Habib has worked in the corporate sector for three decades, in various managerial capacities across different industries, including multinational projects. Mr. Habib stepped into the banking industry in 1996 when he joined Habib Bank AG Zurich, where he has worked in different capacities.
In addition to serving as the Group CEO of Habib Bank AG Zurich, Mr. Habib holds other directorship positions in Indus Motor Company Limited and Thal Limited. He is also serving as Chairman of HBZ Finance Ltd. Hong Kong.
Mr. Mohomed Bashir is an experienced businessman and a known figure in the textile industry. He holds a fellow membership of Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (C.I.M.A), UK. Presently, Mr. Mohomed Bashir is the Chairman & Director of Gul Ahmed Textile Ltd., and also holds directorship of Gul Ahmed Energy Ltd, Gul Ahmed Holdings (Pvt.) Ltd., GTM (Europe) Ltd., UK, Gul Ahmed International Ltd., (FZC) UAE.
Mr. Hamza Habib was appointed as a non-executive director of Habib Metropolitan Bank Ltd. in 2020. He is also a director on the board of Agriauto Industries Ltd, a PSX-listed company. He has over 14 years of banking experience and is currently the Head of Corporate Banking at Habib Bank AG Zurich (HBZ) in Dubai, UAE. Mr. Habib has held various positions within the HBZ Group, including Alternate Chief Executive at Habib Bank Zurich (Hong Kong) Ltd, prior to which he was an Area Head with HBZ in the UAE. He also worked with Standard Chartered Bank in Geneva and London.
Mr. Hamza Habib graduated from Babson College in Wellesley, Massachusetts (USA), with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management. He is also a Certified Director from the Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance.
Mr. Abbas is recognized as a decisive and pioneering C-level Officer and advisor reputed for strategy and leadership, with a wealth of experience in Financial and Banking sectors. Over 25 years he has been driving e-business, customer product solutions, revenue generation and innovative financial solutions through use of technology and strategic partnerships
As a highly personable subject matter expert in Payments, Microfinance, and Transactional Banking, this trusted board advisor has demonstrated adaptability and strategic thinking to develop high performing teams, systems and solutions in highly competitive yet traditionally structured environments.
With the technical and commercial expertise to deliver tangible results, Mr. Abbas will quickly add value to any forward thinking organization and its partners.
Mr. Habib is a banker by profession, with over 40 years of experience. He is presently the President of Habib Bank AG Zurich. Additionally, he holds directorships of HBZ Bank Ltd., South Africa, Habib Canadian Bank, Canada, and Gefan Finanz AG, Switzerland. Mr. Habib is a graduate in Finance from Babson College, Boston MA. USA.