Mr. Saeed Ahmad

President & Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Saeed Ahmad is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries, London, He holds a Masters Degree in Finance & Accounting from the London School of Economics (LSE) and BSc (Hons) from Punjab University, Lahore with a gold medal. He also attended Senior Management Program of Harvard Business School at Boston, USA. Mr. Saeed Ahmad has extensive Banking, Finance and Management experience of over 45 years. He started his career with Prudential Corporation, London in 1969 and then moved on to Banking and worked in SIBC Riyadh, an Associate of Chase Manhattan Bank, in Corporate Finance and as Head of Corporate Finance and International in Kuwait Asia Bank, Bahrain. Mr. Saeed Ahmad has worked as Head of Treasury, Credit and Marketing of Paris based Union de Banques Arabes et Francaise (UBAF) at Bahrain, a subsidiary of Credit Lyonnais, Paris for several years. He also headed Islamic Investment and Financial Products Group at Faysal Islamic Bank of Bahrain-Manama, Bahrain. Mr. Saeed Ahmad has also worked in the corporate sector at senior executive positions such as Vice President Finance & Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at the biggest Saudi multinational group in Jeddah. Earlier, he was also heading a Group of companies in England. He was appointed by the Federal Government as Chairman of the Steering Committee for the Promotion of Islamic Finance in December, 2013. This apex forum was responsible for developing a roadmap for Islamic Finance in the country. Before joining NBP, as President on March 24, 2017 Mr. Saeed was serving at the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) as Deputy Governor, from January 2014 to March 2017. At SBP he contributed as Chairman/member of several committees playing key role in decision making for the central bank. He chaired Banking Policy Committee, Investment Committee of the Management, Management Committee on Information Technology, Payment Systems Policy Committee. He was also a member of the Monetary Policy Committee and Monetary Operations Committee. To meet the special skill requirements and develop human resources for an expanding Islamic Banking Industry, he played a pivotal role in the establishment of three Centers of Excellence in Islamic Finance in three leading universities of the country. With a focus on smooth flow of financial services to priority sectors including Agriculture, Warehousing Receipts, Microfinance, SMEs, low cost housing, Financial Inclusion, Digital Banking, Mr. Saeed Ahmad has played a key role in developing a number of innovative market instruments. During 2014-17, Mr. Saeed Ahmed was Chairman of the Board of Directors of House Building Finance Company Ltd. (HBFCL), Pakistan Mortgage Refinance Company and EXIM Bank. He was member, Policy Board of Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP), State Life Insurance Corporation (SLIC) and Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited (ZTBL). Moreover, he is a member of the Board of Governors as well as Board of Trustees of Pakistan Kidney and Liver Institute and Research Center, Lahore. Mr. Saeed Ahmad also chaired SAARC Payments Council, which is an international forum of SAARC countries to share experiences on payment systems. Current Directorships & Offices:
  • Director, National Investment Trust Limited
  • Director, Fauji Oil Terminal & Distribution Company Ltd.
  • Member Executive Committee, Pakistan Banks Association
  • Member of the Council, The Institute of Bankers Pakistan
  • Trustee Member, Friends of IBA Trust (FIBAT)
  • Member, Karachi Education Initiative
  • Member, Karachi Council on Foreign Relations

Mr. Farid Malik, CFA

Director

Mr. Farid Malik has over two decades of diversified experience and has worked on a number of infrastructure development, project finance, corporate finance, capital markets regulatory; administrative and operational assignments both in Pakistan and abroad. He is a CFA charter-holder and a graduate of the London School of Economics.

Mr. Malik has worked with organizations including ABN AMRO Bank; Tomen Power (Singapore) Pte. Ltd; Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan; and the Lahore Stock Exchange. During his various assignments, he has had extensive exposure to green-field project based equity investments, limited recourse debt financing facilities, cross border project financing facilities including export credit agencies and multilateral lending agencies financing facilities, risk allocation & management techniques including hedging through derivative instruments, due diligence methodologies, portfolio management, equity and fixed income valuations, financial analysis, asset securitization and capital market operations and regulations.

Currently he is the Chief Executive Officer/ Managing Director of LSE Financial Services Limited (formerly Lahore Stock Exchange Limited). He also serves on the Boards of Directors of National Bank of Pakistan; Central Depository Company of Pakistan Limited; National Clearing Company of Pakistan Limited and is a Certified Director from Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance.

Mr. Malik has previously served on the Boards of the Privatisation Commission; the Gujranwala Electric Power Company Limited and the Pakistan Credit Rating Agency Limited. He has also attended a large number of international and local management courses, seminars and workshops conducted by world renowned providers.

Mr. Muhammad Imran Malik

Director

Mr. Muhammad Imran Malik was appointed as Director of National Bank of Pakistan by the Government of Pakistan with effect from March 09, 2017.

Mr. Muhammad Imran Malik has 42 years of diversified experience in financial sector including over 18 years as CEO / President with proven leadership exposure. He has vast experience of serving in and interfacing with private and Government sector organizations. He served as President / CEO to the First credit and investment Bank Limited (FCIB) for 10 years. Prior to that he was associated with the National Development Finance Corporation (NDFC), and First Credit and Discount Corporation (FCDC) as its CEO / Managing Director.

Mr. Muhammad Imran Malik has been Chairman / Director on the Board of Sindh Leasing Company Limited till recently. He is also Director on the Board of Universal Insurance Company Limited. He had been member of Management Committee of ADFIMI (Association of Development Finance Institutions in Member Countries of IDB) from 2005 to 2013. He also served as member of Non-Bank Financial Sector Reform Committee setup by the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan.

Mr. Muhammad Imran Malik is an MBA from IBA, Karachi and a DAIBP as well. He served a Director of the IBA Alumni Association for over 10 years. He has received professional trainings from various prestigious institutions including Harvard University, Euromoney Institute of Finance and Executive Development Program sponsored by the World Bank and ADB.

Mr. Asad Munir

Director

Mr. Asad Munir was appointed as a Director of National Bank of Pakistan by the Government of Pakistan with effect from June 14, 2017.

Mr. Asad Munir has a professional & judicial career spanning over 44 years. He has been a practicing lawyer before the High Courts & Supreme Court of Pakistan and possesses vast experience in Civil Laws generally and Commercial, Banking & Labour Laws specially. He graduated from the Government College, Lahore. Obtained his LL.B from the Punjab University Law College, Lahore in 1970 and LL.M from the University of London in 1972.

He has been a visiting faculty member at the Punjab University Law College, Lahore (1973 to 1980, 1981 to 1983 & 1994 to 2009), Civil Services Academy, Lahore (1981 to 1983 and 1998), Directorate of Income Tax, Lahore (1984 to 1998) and University College, Lahore (1995 to 2009), where he lectured on a variety of subjects including Company Law, Commercial Laws and Labour Laws.

Since August 2015, Mr. Asad Munir is also holding the position of Administrator, Pakistan Football Federation. He has previously served as Deputy Attorney General for Pakistan from 2006 to 2007, Judge Lahore High Court, Lahore from 2009 to 2011, Chairman Punjab Labour Appellate Tribunal, Lahore, from 2012 to 2015. He was Member Syndicate, PMAS-Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi from 2009 to 2010 as well as Member Syndicate, Punjab University, Lahore in 2011

Mr. Muhammad Naeem

Director

Mr. Muhammad Naeem is a Chartered Accountant by profession. He got his college education from F.C. College and Hailey College of Commerce at Lahore. He did his MBA from IBA, Karachi in 1964. He became a Chartered Accountant in 1967 after serving article ship with A.F. Ferguson & Co at Karachi.
He qualified as a CPA from State of California (USA).
He has been executive committee member and President of Lahore Tax Bar Association.

He has been Council member and Vice President of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan.

He has served as Executive Committee member and Vice President of Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry.
He has also served as Honorary Treasurer of Pakistan Cricket Board and Asian Cricket Council.
Mr. Naeem is also a Director on the Board of Pakistan Stock Exchange Limited, National Refinery Limited and National Clearing Company of Pakistan Limited.

A. Akbar Sharifzada

Director

A. Akbar Sharifzada is on the Board of National Bank of Pakistan since November 17, 2015. He has at his 28 years of experience in the Civil Service of Pakistan. He has rich and varied experience of working in different Ministries/Departments. He has been mainly associated with matters pertaining to administration and financial management. He is, at present, working as Additional Finance Secretary in the Ministry of Finance, Islamabad. He holds Master degrees in English Literature and Economics. He also attended a number of courses/ workshops / seminars within the country and abroad.

Mr. Sharifzada has been director on the Boards of Equity Participation Fund, Pakistan Security Printing Corporation, SME Bank Limited, Pak-Iran Investment Company Limited, House Building Finance Corporation Limited and Allied Bank of Pakistan.

He is presently also Director on the Boards of EXIM Bank of Pakistan, Civil Aviation Authority and Overseas Pakistani Foundation.

Syed Muhammad Ali Zamin

EVP, Secretary Board of Directors

After completion of his education (MBA Finance) in 1982, he started his career in PICIC, a Development Finance Institution. He has vast experience of Project Financing, Research and Advertisement/Public Relations. Before joining NBP in 2008, he was EVP/Company Secretary and Head Corporate Affairs Division of PICIC for eleven years i.e. upto December-2007, besides member / Secretary of various Management Committees. He also handled special assignments including acquisition of Gulf Commercial Bank, ICP Mutual Funds Lot B and SEMF by PICIC, establishment of an Assets Management Company and Insurance Company.
He is a Certified Director on the roll of PICG. He is Fellow of Institute of Corporate Secretaries of Pakistan and Diplomaed Associate of Institute of Bankers, Pakistan