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.

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. Abid Sattar has a proven track record of leveraging technology to revolutionize traditional banking practices. He has spearheaded numerous innovative projects aimed at enhancing customer experience, streamlining operations, and maximizing efficiency within financial industry. His strategic leadership and expertise in areas such as Fraud Risk Management , and digital banking that require innovative technology advancements , have positioned him as a driving force in the intersection of finance and technology. His dedication to bridging the gap between traditional banking and emerging technologies has earned him recognition as a trailblazer in the industry.



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

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.

Muhammed Shahid Sadiq

Independent Director

Irfan Saleem Awan

CFO & Managing Director/CEO (Acting)

Mr. Irfan Saleem Awan is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan and a Certified Director from Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance. He also holds Advanced Certificate in AAOIFI Shariah Standards from the Institute of Business Administration (IBA-CEIF), Karachi.

His professional career spans over two decades with experience of working in various areas, including finance, compliance, enterprise risk management, strategic planning, company secretarial, and external audit. He completed CA training from Ernst and Young, Pakistan (Ford Rhodes Sidat Hyder & Co.) and subsequently worked there as an audit supervisor. Since than he has worked in the financial industry with various organizations including Prime Commercial Bank Limited, Askari Commercial Bank Limited, Askari Investment Management Limited, KASB Funds Limited, Pak-Libya Holding Company (Pvt.) Limited and Summit Bank Limited.

Prior to joining Bank of Khyber, he was working with Summit Bank Limited, and his last assignment was Chief Financial Officer with additional acting charge of Head Risk Management Division. He was also a nominee director on behalf of Summit Bank Limited on the Board of its wholly owned subsidiary Summit Capital (Pvt.) Limited; where he also remained the Chairman of subsidiary's Board.

Mr. Irfan joined the Bank of Khyber as Chief Financial Officer & EVP in February 2021 and was subsequently promoted to SEVP in 2023. He is currently serving as CFO & Managing Director/CEO (Acting)

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