Afghanistan Banks Association

د افغانستان د بانکونو ټولنه
Afghanistan Banks Association
Voice of The Banks

Afghanistan Banks Association

Mr. Shakir Jalaly

Board Member

Mr. Shakir Jalaly is a dedicated and thoughtful banking expert with an extensive experience in Islamic Banking and Finance. Mr. Jalaly has had a unique opportunity to combine both higher learning and practical experience together, which made him a highly qualified professional in the Islamic Banking industry. During his quest for acquiring that higher and relevant knowledge, Mr. Jalaly has earned his BSc and M-Phil both from International Islamic University Islamabad, while also obtaining 4/4 CGPA in the Master of Philosophy in Science, and that helped him to be awarded with a gold medal. Currently, Mr. Jalaly is a PhD student at Hamid Bin Khalifa University in Qatar and he is reading Islamic Finance and Economy at a doctorate level. Furthermore, Mr. Jalaly has worked in various capacities in the industry, over the years, including an Islamic Investment specialist, Murabaha Investment Expert, Shariah Auditor, as well as an approved Deputy Chief of Islamic Banking Officer at the Maiwand Bank Chief Islamic Banking and BOM member at Ghazanfar Bank, currently he serves as the Chief Executive Officer with Bank Millie Afghan, the national Bank of the country.

Mr. Awais Akram

Vice Chairman

MR. AWAIS AKRAM, COUNTRY MANAGER, BANK ALFALAH
Profile:
Mr. Awais Akram is working as the Country Manager of Bank Alfalah Afghanistan since June 2019. He joined the bank as Management Trainee in 2006 and has been working with the same bank for over 13 years now.
Positions Held:
In addition to serving at Treasury, Head Office Pakistan, he has also served as Head/ Manager Treasury & Corporate Wholesale Banking at Bahrain Operations and Head/ Manager Treasury at Afghanistan Operations for a total of 7 years. He possesses diversified experience in Treasury, Financial Institutions, Corporate, Branch Banking, Trade Finance and Credits.
Educational Background:
He has done his Bachelors in Computer Sciences – Honours (BSCS) from Government College University Lahore and also holds Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Lahore School of Economics (LSE).
Further, he has also cleared Stage 1 and Stage 2 of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Certification as well.

Mr. N S Narayan Rao

Board Member

Mr. N S Narayan Rao is a professional and qualified banker from India with more than 37 years of banking experience.
His areas of expertise include Credit Appraisal, Risk Management, Audit & Inspection, Vigilance, Trade and Branch Banking. He has in-depth understanding of business processes and worked as General Manager with State Bank of India. Mr. Narayan Rao is a Graduate in Economics-Honors, and holds a Master’s degree in Economics with Statistics as special paper and he is a Certified as Associate of Indian Institute of Banking & Finance, India.

Mr. Khisrow Fazli

Board Member

Khisrow Fazli started his banking career since year 2007. He joined Ghazanfar Bank in January 2009 and held the position of Chief Compliance Officer till January’ 2010. From May’2016 to September’2019 he has worked in the position of Chief Operation Officer and from September’ 2019 he has been elevated to the position of Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Bank. He is a banking professional with almost 12 years of experience in key areas of operation and compliance departments. He has been graduated from Dunya University of Afghanistan having BBA. He holds MBA from Swiss UMEF University of Afghanistan.

Mr. Ziauddin Haidari

Board Member

Ziauddin Haidari is a banking professional with over 12 years of banking experience in various management positions in Treasury and Banking Operations. He has been with The First MicroFinanceBank-Afghanistan since Oct 2010 and before joining FMFB-Afghanistan he has also worked with FMFB-Pakistan for a few years. He holds a Master’s Degree in Accounting and Finance from The University of Lahore and a Bachelor from the University of Punjab Pakistan with various international certifications in banking and treasury.