Shabbir Hamza Khandwala

Shabbir Hamza Khandwala is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountant of Pakistan and carries with him 40 years of diversified experience of various sectors. He has been the Chief Financial Officer & Group Head Finance of Meezan Bank from March 2005 to September 2022 and was responsible for accounting and finance discipline of the Bank.

Shabbir had a holistic role in the Bank and was actively involved in the strategy formulation of the Bank in the last 17 years as it has grown from a small bank to the sixth largest bank in Pakistan and also advised the management on the shareholders’ related matters. He played key role in the successful merger of HSBC Pakistan with Meezan Bank.

Shabbir has also been a member of the Bank’s Management Committee, Asset Liability Management Committee, Compliance and Operational Risk Management Committee, and Investment Committee.

Shabbir also performed duties of the Company Secretary of the Bank for five years. He played pivotal part in drafting and approval of Employee Share Option Plan and in the formation of the Meezan Bank Foundation.

Shabbir has in depth experience of financial sector and prior to joining Meezan Bank, he has worked at KASB Group for 10 years in various capacities and was CEO of KASB Securities, CEO at KASB Premier Fund and Executive Director at Khadim Ali Shah Bukhari & Co. Ltd.

Shabbir has also worked with A.F. Ferguson & Co., Chartered Accountants for 9 years and with Attock Cement Pakistan Limited for 4 years.

Shabbir is a certified director from IBA Karachi. He has remained director of Al-Meezan Investment Management Limited and Faysal Management Services (Pvt.) Ltd.

Shabbir is also involved in social activities and has been member of the following:

• Finance Committee of Boat Club for more than 10 years.

• Finance Committee of Sind Club for 5 years.

• Member, Governing Board, Pakistan American Cultural Centre.

• Rotary Club of Karachi South.