A senior banker with over 35 years of banking experience of which 19 years on leadership position. He holds an MBA Finance degree and started his banking career with Citibank. While in Citi he worked as Business Head for Corporate Banking and subsequently Business Head for the Product Group.
He was CEO of Soneri Bank Ltd. where he has recently completed his nine year term. Prior to that he was CEO of Allied Bank Ltd. for three years preceded by a seven year stint as CEO of MCB Bank Ltd.
Under his tenure MCB received the prestigious Euro Money award six times as best domestic bank in Pakistan and secured highest Moody’s rating in the country.
He has served on several boards in the country and abroad. He has participated in high level training programs at Harvard Business School and Sloan Business School, MIT.
Dr. Nadeem Inayat joined the Board of Directors on June 20, 2013.
Dr. Nadeem Inayat is the Director Investment of Fauji Foundation. He holds a Doctorate in economics with rich and diversified domestic as well as international experience in the financial system of over 26 years. His work experience can be broadly categorized into corporate governance, policy formulation and deployment, project appraisal implementation, monitoring & evaluation, restructuring and collaboration with donor agencies.
As Director Investment he is managing the investment portfolio of Fauji Foundation Group. He is also on the Board of Fauji Fertilizer Company Limited, Fauji Fertilizer Bin Qasim Limited, Fauji Cement Company Limited, Fauji Oil Terminal & Distribution Company Limited, Fauji Akbar Portia Marine Terminal Limited, Daharki Power Holdings Limited, Foundation Wind Energy – I Limited, Foundation Wind Energy – II (Private) Limited, Mari Petroleum Company Limited (Formerly Mari Gas Company Limited), Pakistan Maroc Phosphore S.A., and Foundation University.
He also conducts various academic courses on Economics, International Trade and Finance at reputable institutions of higher education in Pakistan.
Syed Bakhtiyar Kazmi joined the Board of Directors on November 18, 2020. He is also member of the Board Audit Committee of Askari Bank Ltd.
Syed Bakhtiyar Kazmi is a Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA) from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP).
Syed Bakhtiyar Kazmi besides as a Partner in KPMG Pakistan for 25 years brings with him diverse experience of Fiscal policy and macroeconomic research, Greenfield and brownfield projects, Strategic collaborations, acquisitions and mergers, Outlier in accounting and finance, Strategic level audit and assurance and Tax reforms and strategic level advisory.
Besides being Director Finance Fauji Foundation, he is also on the Board of Fauji Fertilizer Company Ltd, Fauji Fertilizer Bin Qasim Ltd, Mari Petroleum Company Ltd, Fauji Cement Company Limited, Fauji Foods Limited, Fauji Infraavest Foods Ltd, Fauji Kabirwala Power Company Ltd, Fauji Oil Terminal and Distribution Company Ltd, Foundation Solar Energy Limited, Fauji Akbar Portia Marine Terminal Ltd, Askari Cement Limited, Foundation Power Company Dharaki Ltd and Dharaki Power Holding Company Ltd.
He is also a Columnist by hobby and regularly writes a column for Business Recorder.
Mr. Manzoor Ahmed is presently working as Managing Director, National Investment Trust Limited. Being COO, since 7 years, Mr. Ahmed has been successfully managing the operations and investment portfolio worth over Rs. 100 bn. He has experience of over 28 years of the Mutual Fund industry and has been placed at many key positions within NIT that includes capital market operations, investments, research and liaising with the regulatory authorities. He is M.B.A. and also holds D.A.I.B.P. At present, he is a candidate for CFA Level III. Mr. Ahmed has attended various training courses organized by locally and internationally reputed institutions like London Business School (LBS) UK and Financial Markets World, New York (USA). He represents NIT as Nominee Director on the Board of Directors of many leading national and multinational companies of Pakistan. Mr. Ahmed is also a Certified Director from Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance.
Lieutenant General Muhammad Mustafa Khan, HI (M) (Retired) joined the Board of Directors on June 20, 2013.
Lieutenant General Muhammad Mustafa Khan, HI (M) (Retired), was commissioned in Pakistan Army in April, 1974. During his long meritorious service in the Army, the General Officer had been employed on various command, staff and instructional assignments including the prestigious appointment as Chief of General Staff and Corps Commander of a Strike Corps/Commander Central Command.
The General is a Graduate of Command and Staff College Quetta and Command & Staff College Fort Leavenworth USA. He is also a graduate of Armed Forces War College Islamabad (National Defence University) and completed Senior Executive Course from USA and holds Master Degrees in War Studies and International Relations. He has attended Finance for Executives Course at INSEAD France.
In recognition of his meritorious services, he has been conferred the award of Hilal-e-Imtiaz (Military). The General brings along a vast and diversified experience in operational, administration, management and evaluation systems up to various level of Command.
Presently the General holds the offices of Managing Director of Fauji Foundation and is Chairman on the Board of various Fauji Group of Companies including Fauji Cement Company Limited, Fauji Fertilizer Bin Qasim Limited, Fauji Cement Company Limited, Mari Petroleum Company Limited (Formerly Mari Gas Company Limited), Fauji Kabirwala Power Company Limited, Foundation Power Company (Daharki) Limited, Daharki Power Holdings Limited, Fauji Akbar Portia Marine Terminal Limited, FFC Energy Limited, Foundation Wind Energy-I Limited, Foundation Wind Energy-II (Pvt) Limited and Managing Director of Fauji Oil Terminal & Distribution Company Limited. After the recent acquisition of Askari Bank Limited by Fauji Foundation Consortium, Managing Director Fauji Foundation is also Chairman of the Bank.
An avid reader and a keen golfer.