Mansur-ur-Rehman Khan | CE – IBP

Mr. Mansur-Ur-Rehman Khan has assumed the charge of office as the Chief Executive, The Institute of Bankers Pakistan on Friday, March 15, 2019. Mr. Khan is a seasoned central banker, with more than four decades of central banking experience. He brings with him a rich diversified expertise of having served in the State Bank of Pakistan as a Deputy Governor overseeing a string of strategic departments, which include Corporate Services & Research Clusters of the Bank, comprising of Human Resources, Business Support Services, Information Systems & Technology, Finance, Payment Systems, Training & Development, Treasury Operations, Museum & Art Gallery Departments and Economic Advisor’s Office. Prior to his being entrusted with the responsibility of Deputy Governor, he was Executive Director (Banking) and oversaw the working of Banking Policy, Banking Inspection and Banking Supervision Departments. Besides, he has also served as a Director on the Boards of House Building Finance Corporation, Small Business Finance Corporation, Pak-Kuwait Investment Company, as a Member on the Policy Board of Securities & Exchange Commission of Pakistan, Board of Pakistan Security Printing Corporation and on the Board of Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP).

Mr. Khan holds a Masters’ Degree in Mathematics as well as a Degree in Law and Professional Qualification of DAIBP. He was also a Committee Member of the Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB) as well as Chairman/Deputy Chairman of different working groups and was instrumental in preparation of Islamic Financial standards. Mr. Khan is a qualified director under Code of Corporate Governance 2012 of SECP.

Mr. Faisal Hussain | Director - Information Technology

Mr. Faisal Hussain has over 20 years of experience in various areas, Academics, Business Strategy, Operations & Technology, Human Resources and Management roles. His experience has been working with financial sector, FMCG and educational institutions,. He entered the Academic field in 2001 as a Visiting Faculty Member and part time facilitator for courses at universities and professional levels. Mr. Hussain holds a Master’s Degree and Train the Trainer, Instructional Design, Training Need Analysis & Course Customization and Training of Assessors from IFC (International Finance Cooperation) – A World Bank Group; Certified Training Professional from FAA (Finance & Accreditation Agency) – Malaysia; and Instructional Designing from CAMI (Carlton Advanced Management Institute). He has also attended leadership courses from Mckinsey Academy. He holds PRINCE2 ® Practitioner Project Management Certification along with various learning & technology based certifications. Besides his keen focus on the Academic Operations he has rolled out various other initiatives, which include electronic and blending learning through eILM (electronic IBP’s Learning Management), Online Assessments, Customer Response Center and monthly Seminars on various current financial industry based topics etc. for the Institute of Bankers Pakistan.

Khawlah Usman | Director – Business

Ms. Khawlah is a passionate Marketeer & zealous Brand Strategist with over 16 years of profound experience in Advertising and Integrated Marketing. She has turned around businesses and brands in stagnant markets and challenging environments. She has been successful in creating a strong culture of innovation in products and communications in businesses. Her proven leadership skills have helped consistently build brands, businesses and people. She has taken brands ranging from FMCG’s to Financial institutions to new heights.

She has been associated with institutions like Publicist Pakistan, Manhattan Leo Burnett, MCB Bank, ABN Amro, The Royal Bank of Scotland Limited and Silkbank Limited.

She is a Certified trainer from International Finance Corporation (IFC) & IMS knowledge. She has been successfully conducting trainings on Marketing, Strategy formulation, Product development and Business Process Re-engineering-BPR. She carries an experience of over 12 years in imparting trainings.

Ms. Khawlah has received various awards like ‘Outstanding performer’ for three consecutive years in MCB bank. She was awarded Rebranding Champion in three banks- ABN Amro, The Royal Bank of Scotland and Silkbank. She was also awarded ‘Best Train the Trainer Award’ and ‘Best BPR Award’ for the launch of Instant Account Opening Form at Silkbank.

At IBP, she is responsible for strategy formulation & business generation in keeping with the vision of IBP. During her stay at IBP she has already successfully devised and implemented the ‘Rebirth of IBP strategy’; relaunched ISQ, launched IBP school, launched Certified General Banker program, conducted HR forum, relaunch of Omega, simulcasted Lead 2016 and Gender and Diversity Conference to name a few. She is also a member of the Editorial Board of IBP.

Arsalan Aftab | Director Academics & Examinations

Mr. Arsalan Aftab is a Fellow member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan, with articleship completed from KPMG Taseer Hadi & Company, Chartered Accountants. He carries 19 years of diversified experience of Audit, Compliance, Finance and Examinations. He is responsible for the Academic and Examination functions of the Institute. Prior to joining Institute of Bankers Pakistan (IBP), he was associated with The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP), Sindh Government (World Bank funded project) and Pakistan Stock Exchange in various capacities.

Kamran Hashmi | CFO & Company Secretary

Mr. Kamran Hashmi is serving at The Institute of Bankers Pakistan (IBP) as Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary.

Mr. Hashmi has over twelve years of experience at leading positions, having role in strategic planning, financial and management reporting, investments, taxation and audit. He has worked in different capacities as CFO, Company Secretary, General Manager and Head of Finance in well-known organizations of Financial Sector and Healthcare businesses.

To his credit goes launching of the online trading platform at Vector Capital (Pvt.) Limited and IGI Finex Securities Limited in the capacity CFO & Head of Finance respectively.

He is a Fellow Member of Institute of Cost & Management Accountants of Pakistan (FCMA), Associate Member of Institute of Financial Markets of Pakistan (CMFD) and has Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Karachi.

Dr. Amin Rehmani | Director, Research and Development

Dr. Rehmani has more than 25 years of experience in curriculum planning, course development, pedagogical approaches, assessment and quality assurance. Areas taught at various levels of instruction include Teacher Education and Pedagogy, Curriculum Studies, Evaluation and Assessment, Test Development and Item Writing. He was involved in evaluation and enrichment of the National Curriculum for Secondary Level 2002 and 2006. As a resource person for HEC, he designed and conducted workshops on testing and assessment to train faculty of higher education institutions in Pakistan. Prior to joining the IBP, he had worked with The Aga Khan University, Examination Board as Manager training and quality assurance and The Institute for Educational Development (AKU-IED) as a research associate. He holds both Masters and a PhD from University of London. Some of his publications are available at and AKU e-Commons. His latest article(s) have been published in IBP Journal.