Our Team.

Meet Our Board of Directors

we are proud to employ a dedicated and committed workforce that is diverse in gender, nationality and ethnic background. 

Our Management Staff

Mr. Ashraf Mahmood Wathra
Mr. Zubyr Soomro has been a career international banker with 33 years at Citibank and senior level assignments in the Middle East, Turkey, UK and Pakistan. In 1997, he was appointed as Chairman and President of United Bank and tasked with restructuring it for privatization after which he re-joined Citibank’s Pakistan franchise as its Managing Director. He was awarded the Quaid-e-Azam Centenary Gold Medal by the State Bank of Pakistan in 2004 for leading reforms in the banking sector in his role as Chairman of the Pakistan Banks Association and his successful restructuring of United Bank. In recognition of this he was invited to speak by the World Bank in Washington D.C., the IMF in Egypt and the IFC in Bangladesh on the restructuring of public sector banks. Over the last 20 years, Mr. Soomro, has also been actively involved in financial inclusion and poverty alleviation and was the Chairman of the Pakistan Microfinance Investment Company, the apex entity for the sector and majority owned by UK and German Government related entities. He has served on the boards of Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund, LUMS, the National Education Management Foundation, LRBT. Aitchison College, Acumen Pakistan and the US based, Grameen Foundation and the Indus Velley School of Arts & Architecture. He has twice served on the Government’s Economic Advisory Council (1997 – 1999 and 2013 – 2018), been a member of the board of the State Bank of Pakistan, and on the policy board of the Security & Exchange Commission of Pakistan, the board of the National Investment Trust, Chairman of the Board of the Karachi Stock Exchange, President of the Overseas Chamber of Commerce & Industry and President of the American Business Council. Mr. Zubyr Soomro has a BSc Hons from the London School of Economics (LSE) and a Masters from the School of Oriental and African Studies (London University). He has also attended executive programs at the Harvard Business School and the Harvard Kennedy School. He received extensive formal training in key areas of commercial, investment and private banking within Pakistan and globally while at Citibank. Other current directorships & offices include: Board Member, EFG Hermes, Cairo. Board Member of Sarmaya Pakistan, Chairman Nomination Committee.
Mr. Rehmat Ali Hasnie
President & Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Rehmat Ali Hasnie President & Chief Executive Officer(look after charge)
Mr. Farid Malik, CFA
Mr. Farid Malik has over 25 years 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 served as the Chief Executive Officer/ Managing Director of LSE Financial Services Limited (formerly Lahore Stock Exchange Limited) and has also worked with Tomen Power (Singapore) Pte. Limited and The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan. 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. He is currently on the Boards of National Bank of Pakistan and Fauji Akbar Portia Marine Terminals Limited and has also served on the Boards of Central Depository Company of Pakistan Limited and National Clearing Company of Pakistan Limited. He is a Certified Director from Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance Mr. Malik has also previously served on the Boards of the Privatization 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. Ahsan Ali Chughtai
Senior Banker / Financial Sector / Public Policy and Development / Investment and Planning/ PPP Specialist. Key Skills: Financial sector, Infrastructure structuring, development, implementation. Over 42 years of banking and consulting experience with international and domestic banks, Provincial Government and its agencies, MLAs and other foreign donor agencies.
Mr. Ali Syed
“Scion of a highly respected family of Lahore, Punjab, Ali Syed's ancestry can be traced to Pirkot in the district of Jhang. Born on 2nd December 1956, Ali did his Masters in Economics from the Government College Lahore and then went on to receive Masters Degree in Business Administration from the George Washington University, Washington D.C. Ali started his illustrious career in Marketing and Finance from U.S.A. and worked with some of the best-known companies such as The Time Life U.S.A., General Development Corporation and Tandy Corporation. Back home, he founded and managed successfully Amil (Pvt.) Ltd and Simzain International. He is presently heading Alltrac (Pvt.) Ltd as Chief Executive Officer and is also the CEO of a solar energy company namely IDC (Pvt.) Ltd. He is currently on the Board of National Bank of Pakistan and is Chairman of National Insurance Company Limited (NICL). He has remained on the Board of Directors of many companies including Pak-Arab Refinery (PARCO), Port Qasim Authority (PQA) and Pakistan National Shipping Corporation (PNSC). He has made significant contributions as a director in important committees viz., Audit & Finance, Human Resource Committee, Technology & Digitalization, Strategy and Risk-Management along with Technical and Projects Evaluation Committee. Ali Syed is widely travelled and specializes in successful negotiating skills. Ali is happily married with two children.
Mr. Amjad Mahmood
Mr. Amjad Mahmood is currently having charge of Additional Finance Secretary (IF/INV/IGF) with 32 years of diversified work experience, in Civil Services of Pakistan. He has served in various executive positions during his service. He has served as Advisor to the Board of Directors of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). He has vast experience in dealing with matters relating to the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP), State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), National Bank of Pakistan (NBP), House Building Finance Company Limited (HBFCL), National Security Printing Corporation (NSPC) and other Financial Institutions/ Regulators/Organizations. He holds a Master’s degree in Administration & Management from the Institute for Development Policy and Management, Manchester University, UK. He also holds Master’s degree in English Language and Literature and International Affairs Mr. Amjad’s areas of expertise include Public Financial Management & Public Administration. He has proven capacity to work in a challenging atmosphere with diversified stakeholders and against strict timelines.
Mr. Nasim Ahmad
Mr. Nasim Ahmad possesses vast experience in Asset Management, Commercial Lending and Investment Banking at senior management levels internationally. He initiated issuance of sovereign bonds for the Islamic Republic of Pakistan - coordinated with debt syndication team at Deutsche Bank for making presentations to Ministry of Finance in 2014-2015 and participated in annual reviews of asset management in various countries including Switzerland, UAE, Singapore, Thailand, Hong Kong, Macao and South Africa. He holds a degree in Development Financing from McGill University, Canada, Law degree from Pakistan and Fellow Institute of Bankers, London, UK.
Mr. 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.