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PROFILE OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS


Mr. Muhammad Yousuf Amanullah - Executive Director

Mr. Muhammad Yousuf Amanullah is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan. He is a certified Director from the Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance. He previously served on the Boards of Jahangir Siddiqui Investment Bank Limited, JS Global Capital Limited, JS Value Fund Limited and JS Investments Limited.

He joined JS Group in 2003 and was acting as Senior Executive Vice President of JS Bank Limited before joining JS Global Capital Limited. He was previously associated at a senior level with A. F. Ferguson & Co. Chartered Accountants, a member firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers after having qualified with them. Prior to A. F. Ferguson & Co., he worked with Ernst & Young Ford Rhodes Sidat Hyder. During his association with the firm, he was involved in various Statutory and Special assignments relating to Commercial banks, Non-Banking Finance Companies, Pharmaceutical and Automobile sectors.



Mr. Muhammad Kamran Nasir – Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Muhammad Kamran Nasir joined JS Group in 2010 and has been leading JS Global Capital Limited, the largest brokerage and investment banking firm which is listed on the stock exchange, as its Chief Executive Officer since 2011.

Mr. Nasir is a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England & Wales and also a Chartered Certified Accountant from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants U.K. He brings with him rich experience of Investment Banking and handling complex financial matters. His Investment Banking experiences ranges from advising companies on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, debt raising and re-profiling including taking companies public.

Besides this, he has also held various senior level positions within the Financial Sector and Multinational companies including Chief Financial Officer. He has played an instrumental role in setting up and managing one of the largest Brokerage Divisions in his previous company that performed exceptionally well. He has also been associated with KPMG where he was primarily involved in audits of Financial Sector Institutions particularly Commercial Banks.

Mr. Nasir is a Certified Director from the Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance. He has been a notable speaker in many public/commercial speaking events ranging from specialized topics to covering Pakistan Capital Markets on Electronic Media. He has wide experience of engaging with Global Fund Managers and has conducted various Road Shows in London, USA and elsewhere to showcase the Pakistan Corporate Sector. Due to his diverse experience he is routinely invited by the Apex and Frontline Regulatory Bodies in Pakistan to deliberate on a host of technical and specialized matters.

Mr. Hasan Saeed Akbar
Non Executive Director

Hasan Saeed is a seasoned public relations and corporate communications specialist. He holds certifications in Project Management and Risk Management from the University of Adelaide.

He brings with him over ten years of experience in blue-chip organizations across the energy, logistics and financial sectors.

Currently, he leads the Communications and Projects function at JS Bank, one of the countries fastest growing financial institutions. Previously he has served in Telenor Microfinance Bank, TCS and Pakistan State Oil.

Hasan has completed his Master of Business Administration from Institute of Business Management. He has a passion for community development and social engagement. He has worked pro-bono as General Secretary for Rotary International as well as The Citizens Foundation.

Syed Ghaus Ahmad – Non Executive Director


Syed Ghaus Ahmad is top performing banking executive with over 18 years of demonstrated abilities and a rich experience in areas of Business Development, Operations, Consumer Banking and Team Management within Local and Multinational Banks. He is currently using his areas of expertise and making a continued, significant contribution within the banking industry. He is currently acting as SEVP – Head of Distribution in JS Bank Limited and associated with JS Bank Limited since April 2009. Before that, he was associated with Atlas Bank Limited, Emirates Bank International / Union Bank / Standard Chartered Bank, Bank Alfalah at different levels. He has done his BBA from American College of Applied Arts, Los Angeles, California, USA in 1993. He has also obtained various courses and certifications which includes Service Quality, International Commercial Banking –NIBAF, Values in action, Passion of Service, Professional Selling Skills, Anti-Money Laundering, Banking Law & Practice, Project Management, Leadership Management Course, Service Quality Par Excellence Standards, Value added Advanced Selling Techniques and Strategic Framework.

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Mr. Khusro Iqbal Mumtaz - Non Executive Director

Mr. Khusro Iqbal Mumtaz has an experience of over 28 years in enterprise wide risk management including credit risk for Corporate Banking (including FIs), Retail Banking, SME Banking, Consumer Banking, Agricultural Financing as well as management of Special Assets, Operational Risk, Market & Liquidity Risk, Information Security risk and Credit Administration managing portflio of around USD 3.4 Bn. He has implemented overall risk management framework for various companies and overseeing its effective application. He has developed and deployed Obligor Risk Rating (ORR) and facility risk rating (FRR) models for Wholesale (Corporate & Investment Banking, Financial Institutions) and SME & Commercial Banking portfolios. He has also developed and deployed various risk pricing models for Wholesale & SME & Commercial Banking. He has served as a Chief Risk Officer in various Companies and also act as a Group Head - SME & Commercial Banking.

Ms. Shireen Raza – Non Executive Director

Shireen Raza is a value driven professional with over 22 years of experience in Banking on Corporate and Commercial side for Long & Short Term Credit Facilities, Branch Banking and Operations. She is currently serving as Head / EVP of Corporate Banking Department of JS Bank Limited in Lahore.

During her tenure at JS Bank Limited, she has successfully increased the Credit Portfolio and Trade business, work alongwith Business Head for growth and enhancement of business opportunities with existing and potential clients, develop and manage Asset portfolio to achieve growth in Fund / Non-fund based credits and monitor the relationships to ensure risk and yield criteria are being met. She has completed her Masters in Business Administration (MBA) Degree with concentration both in Marketing & Finance subjects. During her professional career, She has served on senior management positions of various leading banks in Pakistan.



Mr. Iftikhar Ahmed Rao – Independent Director

Mr. Iftikhar Ahmed Rao has an experience of over 37 years in Pak Navy and was awarded “Sword of Honour” on commissioning,Tamgha-e-Imtiaz (Military), Sitara-e-Imtiaz (Military), Hilal-e-Imtiaz(Military) and Pak-China friendship medal awarded by the Government of China. He has an extensive experience onboard ships and aviation commanded Ships as well as Aviation squadrons and Pakistan Naval Aviation. He has served on the post of of Director of Plans, Principal Secretary to the Chief of Naval Staff and Deputy Chief of Naval Staff (Operations) in Naval Head Quarters. He has also served as MD in KS&EW and Abu Dhabi Pakistan Holding Limited (now merged with Mubadla). He has also served as an Advisor to Royal Saudi Naval Forces. He was a member of Board of Governors of Bahria University, Gwadar Port Implementation Committee and Policy Board for development of Shipbuilding Industry which was headed by Prime Minister. He has also served as a Vice Chairman of Executive Committee for Shipbuilding.

Mr. Shahab Anwar Khawaja – Independent Director

Mr. Shahab Khawaja served in the public sector for almost 36 years as a career Civil Servant of Pakistan Administrative Service (previously District Management Group) and held many key positions such as Federal Secretary of Privatization and Industries and Production, Additional Secretary Population Welfare, Joint Secretary Economic Affairs Division, CEO of Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (SMEDA) and held Director's position in various reknowned companies. He has extensive experience in field of social development particularly in legal matters, community mobilization and community development. He is also a Certified Director, under Listed Companies’ requirements, as prescribed by SECP.

Earlier to above mentioned positions, Mr. Shahab Khawaja also remained Secretary to Department of Agriculture and Livestock and Dairy Development, Government of Punjab. After his retirement, he also held the positions of CEO, Competitiveness Support Fund (CSF), a joint Project of Ministry of Finance and USAID and as the Executive Director, Fertilizer Manufacturers of Pakistan Advisory Council (FMPAC). He has served on a number of Public Sector Organizations’ Boards and has represented Government of Pakistan in multiple International Bodies and Seminars such as UNDP, UNFPA, UNIDO, ECOSOC APO etc.

The Academic and professional qualification of Mr. Shahab Khawaja includes MSc. in Chemistry, Post Graduate Diplomas in Development Administration from Birmingham University, UK and in Public Policy from University of Connecticut Hartford, USA.

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JS Bank Limited


  • Mr. Shahab Anwar Khawaja – Chairman
  • Mr. Khusro Iqbal Mumtaz - Member
  • Ms. Shireen Raza - Member
  • Mr. Munir Hassan Taher - Member

  • Mr. Khusro Iqbal Mumtaz – Chairman
  • Mr. Muhammad Yousuf Amanullah – Member
  • Mr. Muhammad Kamran Nasir – Member
  • Mr. Abdul Hamid Mihrez – Member

  • Mr. Iftikhar Ahmed Rao – Chairman
  • Mr. Muhammad Yousuf Amanullah - Member
  • Mr. Muhammad Kamran Nasir – Member
  • Mr. Khusro Iqbal Mumtaz - Member

  • The Election of Directors was last held on December 24, 2019. The next election of directors will be due for hold on December 26, 2022 (Due to gazetted holiday on December 25