Board of Directors

Chairman of the Board

Muhammad Ismail Usuf – Senior Executive Vice President / Group Chief  (Treasury & Capital Markets Group) – at National Bank of Pakistan (Non-Executive)
Mr. Muhammad Ismail Usuf holds a Master’s Degree in the field of Business Administration from IBA, Karachi. He heads the Treasury & Capital Markets Group of the National Bank of Pakistan. Mr. Usuf was previously employed at Faysal Bank where he was Assistant Vice President of the Treasury Department.


Abdul Rahim, Executive Vice President at National Bank of Pakistan (Non-Executive)
Mr. Abdul Rahim is EVP/Divisional Head-Financial Control Group at National, Bank of Pakistan. He is an FCA & ACMA and holds experience of over Fifteen years of Financial Reporting, Taxation, Audit and has exposure of largest accountancy firm PWC A.F Ferguson & Co. Chartered Accountants

Muhammed Farhan Malik, (Non-Executive – Independent
Mr. Malik is an Entrepreneur & Investor with over 20 years of experience in the Financial Sector. He has a Bachelors with Honors in Finance from Florida Institute of Technology, USA and was previously employed as an Advisor to Bank Alfalah Limited; where he was responsible for independent oversight of the Bank’s Financial Services (Brokerage) Subsidiary. He has served as the Head of Capital Markets at Pak Kuwait Investment Company for over 6 years, & was also appointed as a Senior Member of the Privatization Commission for over 3 years, in addition to being nominated by SECP as a Director at the PSX.

Ali Abbas Sikander (Non-Executive – Independent)
Mr. Abbas holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Physics from Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania, USA and a Masters Degree in Industrial Engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA. He is a Senior Consultant with International Finance Corporation (IFC) and has over 20 years of professional experience. He was previously employed as a Vice President with Citi Bank for over 10 years, and was also one of the key founding Members of Tameer Bank. He has also served as Group Executive Director for Operations and Technology, and headed Mobile Banking in addition to being CEO of Monet Pvt Limited along with 2 years at Standard Chartered Bank for Business Development.

Haroon Jan Baryalay (Non-Executive – Independent)
Mr. Haroon Jan Baryalay holds Master’s degree in law (LL.M) from Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA and Bachelor’s degree in Law (LL.B) from University of London. He also holds B.Sc. (Hons) degree from LUMS. Mr. Baryalay is associated as a Partner with FGE Ebrahim Hosain, Islamabad and is engaged in advising clients on various corporate and commercial matters, Including general corporate, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, project finance and corporate finance.

Muhammad Atif Hanif, EVP/Group Head-Islamic Banking – Bank of Khyber (Non-Executive)
Mr. Muhammad Atif Hanif, EVP/GH IBG, holds a 4 years Bachelors Degree in Business Administration from National University, Los Angeles, California, USA and Bachelors degree in Mathematics & Statistics from Edwards College, University of Peshawar, Pakistan. The professional career of Mr. Muhammad Atif Hanif is spread over 20 years. Prior to joining the Banking sector, he worked for a leading Corporate Brokerage House providing a wide range of services, including Corporate Structured Finance, Money & Equity Markets Trading and Economic & Corporate Research.

Muhammad Faisal Israr, Vice President at SAPICO ( Non-Executive)
Mr. Muhammad Faisal Israr holds an M.Phil Degree from National Defence University, Islamabad and Bachelors & Masters Degrees in the field of Business Administration from IBA Karachi. He received training at national level in Six Sigma, SAP, Business Continuity Management Fundamentals, Fund Management, Financial & Investment Decision-making, Credit Risk Management, Corporate Social Responsibility and Ethics from accredited institutes. Mr. Israr is serving as Vice President at Saudi Pak Industrial & Agricultural Investment Company Limited, having Multifaceted Financial Services experience in Portfolio Management, Mutual Funds, Credits, Investment & Commercial Banking, Research and experience in Parliamentary services.