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Board of Directors

Mrs. Sultana is the President and CEO of First Women Bank Limited, having 37 years of professional   experience in banking industry. She is a Master of Political Sciences from Peshawar University and a great supporter for Women and Social Responsibility in Pakistan
Ms. Dawood holds a Doctorate in Judicial Science from Harvard Law School and Bachelor of Arts Honors from Cornell University and Oxford University. Having specialization in mergers and acquisitions, corporate law and responsible investments, she worked for law firms in New York, Toronto, Amsterdam, Brussels and California before launching 786 Investments in 2003. She is on the Board of Directors of MUFAP and has also been appointed to the Faculty at Danube University Krems (Austria) as recommended by IIFA and EBAMA. She speaks globally at numerous international mutual fund and banking conferences as an authority on shariah-compliant finance as well as finance for women.
Ms. Charmaine Hidayatullah is a banker by profession with over 30 years of diversified experience in the banking sector. She is serving as Head of Legal at Sindh Leasing Co. Ltd., she has a Masters degree in law and legislature (LLM) from the University of Karachi. She has served in important positions at First Women Bank Limited (FWBL) including as Head of Human Resource Department and Legal Advisor eventually being appointed as Acting President / CEO of FWBL during 2013-2014. Besides the above, Ms. Hidayatullah has played an active role in women development and has served as Chairperson of women entrepreneurship development (WED). She is also the Honorary Counsel General of Monaco since 2004.
Syed Shabahat Hussain is a fellow member of Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Manager and Institute of Marketing Management. He has 45 years of experience as a seasoned banker from various local and international banks. He was last serving as Executive Director/CEO of Equity Participation Fund.
Syed Farhan Abbas is a Senior Executive holds Business Graduate Degree (MBA). He possess over 18 years of progressive experience within the Financial/ Banking Industry of the country and sound understanding of Corporate, Commercial, Retail, SME & Islamic Banking products with specific expertise in the area of Credit & Marketing, Relationship Management, Credit Administration, Remedial Asset & Recovery Management, Front-line Operations, Sales Management, Business Development, Negotiation, Rescheduling & Restructuring, Litigations and Back Office Administration.
Mr. Tahir Mehmood is a Fellow Member of Institute of Corporate Secretaries of Pakistan and Associate member of Institute of Chartered secretaries and Manager (Chartered Secretary Stream). He is a Senior Executive with over 16 years of extensive experience in corporate affairs, financial advisory, merger and acquisitions.
Mr. Muhammad Izqar Khan is Associate member of Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (ACMA), Associate member of institute of Cost and Executive Accountants- London (ACEA) and Associate member of Institute of Professional and Financial Managers. He has 25 years of comprehensive working experience within corporate sector experience in financial analysis, planning and reporting, business process and reengineering, project evaluation and treasury management. He has an extensive experience of marketing life insurance products and starting new ventures and product launch.