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Ali Ansari

Chairman

 

Ali started his career as an Investment Manager at Bank of America in London, and then worked as CEO Pakistan and later as COO Emerging Europe for Credit Lyonnais Securities Asia (CLSA). Following this he was CEO AKD Securities and launched Online Trading, Venture Capital and Private Equity in Pakistan.

 

In 2006 he partnered with an Oil & Gas company to form Dewan Drilling which he led as its CEO. He was appointed the President & CEO of Engro Corporation in 2012 and was concurrently Chairman of Engro Foods, Engro Fertilizers and all other subsidiaries. Whilst at Engro, he was responsible for stewarding Pakistan’s first LNG terminal and Thar coal project. He is the sponsor of X-Co Partners, Executive Chairman of its subsidiary X-Petroleum and Chairman of Alfalah CLSA Securities.

 

He has chaired a number of SECP committees, NCCPL and also served on the Boards of the Pakistan Stock Exchange (formerly known as Karachi Stock Excahnge), Dawood Hercules Corporation Limited, Hubco, Lucky Cement and Al Meezan Investment Management amongst others.

Andrew Hartley

Director

Andrew Hartley is currently the global head of Equity Sales, Trading & Execution of CLSA and a member of the Group Executive committee. Andrew has over 30+ years of experience in various roles such as Country Head / Managing Director of Singapore, Head of Client Management, etc. Andrew is a graduate from Deakin University, Australia and over the years has completed several professional qualifications such as Capital Markets Services Representative License issued by Monetary Authority of Singapore.

Aasim Wajid Jawad

Director

Aasim Wajid Jawad is currently the Head of Strategy at Bank Alfalah Limited. He has over 20 years of experience both locally and internationally, and is a Chartered Accountant from England & Wales. He completed his Bachelors in Economics (Honours) from The London School of Economics & Political Science.

Prior to joining Bank Alfalah Limited, Mr. Jawad was working with UBL as Financial Controller & Head of Investor Relations within the Finance Division. As Head of Investor Relations at UBL, he was responsible for liaising with International and local investors, Asset Managers and Analysts. Prior to UBL, Mr. Jawad worked mostly in London for nearly a decade in organizations like Ernst & Young LLP and Deloitte LLP where he worked in various diverse roles within Audit & Assurance and Corporate Finance & Advisory.

Anjum Hai

Director

Anjum Hai has over 20 years of experience in the banking industry. She joined Bank Alfalah Limited in November 2017 as Chief Financial Officer and is a Chartered Accountant from ICAP &Chartered Certified Accountant from ACCA. She had been previously associated with SoneriBank, CitiBank N.A. Pakistan &Faysal Bank as CFO / Financial Controller. Before joining banking industry, she was associated with A.F. Ferguson, CAs.

 

Anjum has diversified experience in activities across all Finance functions, including Asset & Liability Management, Taxation and Management Information, along with extensive exposure in business planning, Merger & Acquisition and integration activities.

Faisal Rabbani

Director

Faisal Rabbani joined Bank Alfalah in November 2018. Faisal has over 25 years of extensive banking experience with renowned financial institutions like Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (UAE), Noor Bank (UAE) and Citibank Pakistan. He has been heading credits, risk management, commercial banking, trade finance and cash management products.

 

Faisal holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from IBA Karachi

Muhammad Yahya Khan

Director

Yahya is Group Head Digital Banking at Bank Alfalah. Yahya has over 23 years of professional experience in local and international organizations such as J.P. Morgan Chase London, PricewaterhouseCoopers London, AXA UK, Unilever, Telenor, Engro Chemicals and ICI Pakistan. Yahya also serves on the Board of Directors for 1Link (pvt) Limited, Pakistan’s largest payment & switch system.

Prior to joining Bank Alfalah, Yahya was the Head of Easypaisa and Chief Financial Services Officer at Telenor where he was responsible for scaling up of Easypaisa business through digitization including managing P&L of Lending, Deposits, NFI, Remittances, Channels, and other variants.

Yahya is an FCA Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales as well as holds Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering from NED University of Engineering & Technology and a Master’s in Science degree in Operations Management from Cranfield University, England.

Atif Mohammad Khan

Chief Executive Officer & Director

 

Atif has over 24 years of experience in Equity Brokerage and Capital Markets with reputable institutions. He joined Alfalah CLSA as the CEO at the time of its reorganization in 2015; he has also held a wide range of leadership roles across various businesses, including MD &CEO of Foundation Securities (local affiliate of Macquarie Group) from 2005 until 2014, Head of Equities at KASB Securities (local affiliate of Merrill Lynch) from 2000 till 2004 and Head of Sales at FC ABN Amro Equities from 1997 till 1999.

 

Atif has also been part of the largest oil and gas M&A transaction in Pakistan, advising United Energy Group acquire BP’s Pakistan business in 2011. He was also instrumental in setting up two of the largest Online trading platforms in the country, Foundation EDGE and KASB Direct.

 

Atif has built, led and developed impactful teams; owned P&L; held full regulatory responsibility; developed and implemented commercial strategy and successfully led restructuring businesses. He holds a MBA in Finance.

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