Mr. Irfan Siddiqui (President and CEO) – Profile

January 1st, 2020

Mr. Irfan Siddiqui is the founding President and Chief Executive Officer of Meezan Bank. He is also a member of the Information Technology Committee and of IFRS 9 Implementation Oversight Committee of the Board. Having articled with Coopers & Lybrand, London from 1975 – 1979, Mr. Irfan Siddiqui qualified as a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He has held several senior management positions including Chief Executive Officer at Al Meezan Investment Bank Limited, General Manager at Pakistan Kuwait Investment Company, Advisor to the Managing Director at Kuwait Investment Authority, Manager Finance and Operation at Abu Dhabi Investment Company and Senior Business Analyst at Exxon Chemical (Pakistan) Ltd.

Directorships and other recent offices held:

  • Member of Board of Trustees, Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI), Bahrain
  • Member, IBA CEIF Board of Management, Centre for Excellence in Islamic Finance (CEIF), IBA
  • Member of Government of Pakistan Steering Committee for ‘Promotion of Islamic Banking in Pakistan’ (2013 – 2016)
  • Member of Government of Pakistan sub-committee on awareness, training and capacity building for ‘Promotion of Islamic Banking in Pakistan’
  • Member of the PBA Sub-Committee on Islamic Banking
  • President of the Islamic Finance Association of Pakistan