Board of directors

Board of Directors

Syed Imtiaz Hussain Shah

Additional Chief Secretary Govt of KP Chairman Board of Directors

Syed Imtiaz Hussain Shah is a Civil Servant of the Pakistan Administrative Service (PAS) group. He has been appointed as Chairman on the Board of the Bank by virtue of his position as Additional Chief Secretary, Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Syed Imtiaz Hussain Shah is M.Sc. Agricultural Development Economics, MA Economics and B.Sc. Engineering. He has remained on different administrative positions and has also attended various national and international courses.

Amer Sultan Tareen

Secretary Finance, Govt of KP Non-Executive Director

Mr. Amer Sultan Tareen is a Civil Servant of the Pakistan Administrative Service (PAS) Group. He has been appointed as Director on the Board of the Bank by virtue of his positions as Secretary Finance, Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Mr. Amer Sultan Tareen holds Master Degree in Public Policy and has remained on different administrative positions.

Syed Asad Ali Shah

Independent Director

Syed Asad Ali Shah, a Chartered Accountant by profession have an impeccable career of over 35 years serving most of Pakistan’s prominent corporate and financial sector entities in private and public sector.

Mr. Shah remained country Managing Partner of Deloitte Yusuf Adil, Chartered Accountants – a member firm of world’s largest professional services firm, President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan and Board member of International Federation of Accountants. He also remained Chairman of Inter-governmental working group on accounting & financial reporting (ISAR), Unctad, United Nations Geneva – one of the largest global forums on financial reporting and also performed as member of Prime Minister’s Task Force on government restructuring.

He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of M/s. Asad Ali Shah Associates, Chartered Accountants and is also on the Board of K-Electric, Naymat Collateral Management Company Ltd., Befiler (Pvt) Ltd. He is also serving as member of the Policy Board of Securities & Exchange Commission of Pakistan.

Mr. Shah is a commerce graduate from the University of Karachi and holds the status of FCA and FCMA of ICAP and ICMAP respectively.

Tahir Jawaid

Independent Director

An engineer by profession, Mr. Tahir Jawaid has over 40 years of vast experience and expertise in Fertilizer, Petrochemical, Power Sectors & Human Resource Management.

He remained associated as Chief Executive Officer with HPSL, a subsidiary of The Hub Power Company Limited (HUBCO) and Senior Vice President (Corporate Services & New Ventures (HUBCO). He also spearheaded the Human Resource and Public Affairs of Engro Corporation Limited where he managed the development of HR Processes in light of international norms. 

Mr. Jawaid also worked in the United States in various capacities for system and design engineering companies.

During his professional career, he held key roles in HR Management, Planning, Materials Warehouse Management and Maintenance Management Systems. Presently, he is Chief Capability Officer & Advising Partner, August Leadership, Executive Search & HR Consulting, Pakistan.

Mr. Jawaid obtained MS in Industrial Engineering from the University of Houston, USA, and BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore.

Mir Javed Hashmat

Independent Director

A development / commercial banker, Mir Javed Hashmat has over 30 years of diversified experience of management and operations of private and public sector organizations including Banks, Non-Banking Financial Institutions and Government entities.

During his professional career, he remained associated as Provincial Chief, Industrial Development Bank of Pakistan, Member Board / Executive Director and acting Managing Director of the Bank of Khyber, Chief Executive Officer, KP Board of Investment & Trade, Government of KP and Chief Executive Officer, SME Leasing Ltd.

Mr. Hashmat holds a bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Engineering & Technology, Peshawar and has received different certifications from IBA, Karachi and PDCP, Manila, Philippines. He is a Certified Board member by Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance (PICG). He has attended number of national and international courses and workshops during his career.

Abid Sattar

Independent Director

A multi-dimensional professional having experience of over 38 years in corporate and institutional, retail and consumer, operations, compliance and international banking. He started his journey from Chase Manhattan Bank and remained associated with Citibank, Standard Chartered Bank, Habib Bank Ltd. on leading positions whereas spearheaded Askari Bank Ltd. as President & Chief Executive Officer.   Mr. Abid Sattar is a gold medalist in Masters in Business Administration and have M. Phil in Economics and Politics of Development from Cambridge University, UK.

Professor Dr. Aliya Hashmi Khan

Independent Director

An illustrious educationist with a proven track record of achievements and performances in the field of education, research, initiatives and implementation. Professor Dr. Aliya has 35 years of rich experience of imparting education and is contributing to research and policy development in the areas of Labour Economics, Human Resource Development and Macroeconomic Policy.

She remained member of different government, non-government organizations and is Chair, National Poverty Estimation Committee, Ministry of Planning, Development and Special Initiatives, Government of Pakistan. She had been awarded with the President’s Medal – Mohtarma Fatima Jinnah 2010 in the category of Higher Education.

Professor Dr. Aliya Hashmi Khan holds masters in Economics as well as in Social Sciences from Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad and University of Chicago, USA respectively. She received her Ph.D. in Economics from University of Illinois at Chicago, USA

Muhammad Ali Gulfaraz

Managing Director/ CEO

Mr. Muhammad Ali Gulfaraz has joined The Bank of Khyber (BOK) as Managing Director & CEO on 12th August, 2021. 

Mr. Ali Gulfaraz brings with him an extensive professional experience of 25 years in global corporate and investment banking. He started his career with Bank of America in Pakistan and later moved to Bank of America, London. Mr. Ali Gulfaraz left Bank of America to join Mizuho Corporate Bank, London and rose to the position of Managing Director-Head of Corporate & Investment Banking for UK, Ireland & Nordic countries. Before joining the Bank of Khyber, he remained associated with Fauji Foundation as Member, Board of Directors.

Mr. Ali Gulfaraz received his Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Applied Economics and Masters of Science in Managerial Economics from University of California, Davis. In addition to academic qualification, he also possesses in depth professional skills in Corporate Finance, Financial Analysis, Credit risk and Capital markets.

Osman Asghar Khan

Independent Director

Mr. Osman Asghar Khan holds a bachelor’s degree from Brown University (USA) in Economics and IR and an MBA in Accounting and Finance from Boston University. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) from (Massachusetts, USA) and a qualified Chartered Accountant from (Ontario, Canada) and Pakistan. He is a also a member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Member of Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants and Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan.

Mr. Khan has held various key positions in finance and operations both in local and foreign jurisdictions. He is currently serving on the Boards of a number of Companies namely Faysal Asset Management, Bahria Foundation, IBL Unisys, Pakistan Stock exchange/ commodities exchange/NCCPL, Pakistan Steel Mills limited. EMEA North and Eastern Europe where he served as CFO and Operations Director. 

Currently Mr. Khan is serving as Managing Director Afiniti software a leading Al unicorn and is also serving as the Honorary consul of Ireland in Pakistan.

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