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Mr. Noorur Rahman Abid – Profile

July 30th, 2019

Mr. Noorur Rahman Abid has been a Director of Meezan Bank since January, 2014. He is also the Chairman of the Audit Committee and Human Resources and Remuneration Committee as well as a member of the Information Technology Committee of the Board.

Mr. Noorur Rahman Abid is a Fellow Chartered Accountant from Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and has held several senior management positions including Assurance Leader for Ernst & Young Middle East and North Africa, Engagement Partner for audits of large wholesale bank based in Bahrain as well as the largest Investment bank based in Bahrain, Chairman of Auditing Standards Committee and Deputy Chairman of Accounting and Auditing Standards Board of AAOIFI (Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions). He played an instrumental role in promoting several successful initiatives, including the Islamic Banking Center of Excellence in Bahrain and was declared winner of the World Islamic Banking Conference 2012 Industry Leadership Award in recognition of his contribution to Islamic banking.

Directorships and other recent offices held:

  • Kuwait Finance House, Kuwait
  • Kuwait Finance House, Bahrain
  • Kuwait Finance House, Malaysia
  • Arcapita Investment Management, Bahrain
  • Al Shaheer Corporation Ltd
  • Member of Board of Trustees, Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions
  • Dr Solaiman Fakeeh Hospital, Saudi Arabia