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.
Mr. Abaas brings with him rich experience in Governance, Public Administration, Personnel Management and Financial Management.
He holds a Bachelor degree from the University of Karachi. He joined Pakistan Navy in June 71 and after completion of training got commissioned in 1973. He got inducted into District Management Group in March 1980. During his 33 years long span of illustrious public service, He has worked as Deputy Commissioner of District Jhelum, Gujranwala and Faisalabad where his role included Administration of Criminal Justice, Civil and Revenue legal matters and monitoring of development projects. He also held senior assignments at provincial level, such as Provincial Secretaries of Labor, Transport and Industries in the Government of Sindh, besides being Secretary Social Welfare, Women Development with the Government of the Punjab. Additionally, he has worked as Director General Lahore Development Authority as well as Director General Parks and Horticulture Authority Government of the Punjab. Mr. Abbas was elevated to the highest positions as Federal Secretary Ministry of Housing and Works, Managing Director Pakistan Housing Authority, Chief Secretary Government of Sindh, Secretary Board of Investment and finally before retirement as Secretary to the Ministry of Interior, where he dealt extensively with Financial and Administrative matters. He has been Chairman of the Board of Directors of Sindh Bank and currently is on Board of Sindh Insurance Company and Sindh Leasing Company.
He has also represented Pakistan at various International Conferences, Seminars, meetings and UN sponsored fora.
Mr. Abid Sattar has over 35 years of rich and diversified experience covering corporate, institutional, retail and consumer banking, both in Pakistan and overseas. Prior to joining Askari, he was based in Singapore heading International Business for Asia and Africa Regions for Habib Bank Limited. During his previous assignment at HBL Pakistan, he has held the positions of Head of Global Operations and Head of Retail and Consumer Banking. His earlier experience includes senior level positions with Citibank, Standard Chartered and Chase Manhattan banks.
Mr. Sattar has a proven track record of leading and building efficient and excellent teams. He is well known for hiring talent, maintaining highest standards of compliance while expanding and growing businesses.
He holds Masters in Economic and Politics of Development from Cambridge University, UK and is a Gold Medalist in MBA Finance from the Punjab University, Lahore.
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.