Mr. Farooq Rashid brings over 25 years of rich experience working in Microfinance Industry as well as Commercial Bank. Prior to joining Pak Oman Microfinance Bank, he was one of the key member of senior leadership of NRSP Bank where he was instrumental for integration and execution of several business and operational strategic plans. He has also worked at Mobilink Microfinance Bank and Askari Bank Limited at various senior positions. His core strengths includes but not limited to branchless, consumer and corporate banking.
Mr. Farooq Rashid holds an MBA degree from Brenau University, USA and BBA degree from Kennesaw State University, USA.
Mr. Kashif Ahmed Siddiqui
CFO & Company Secretary
Mr. Kashif Ahmed Siddiqui holds the position of Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary since December 2014. He is a finance expert with overall 25+ years of diversified experience in managing corporate & operational finance, internal audit and company secretariat. Prior to joining POMFBL, he has worked with Habib Bank Limited (HBL), First Credit & Discount Corporation Pvt. Ltd and Hyder Bhimji & Company.
Mr. Kashif Ahmed Siddiqui is a fellow member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan. He is a certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and is also an Associate Member of Pakistan Institute of Public Finance Accounts.
Mr. P.L. Chamika Wijewarnasooriya
Chief Operating Officer ( COO )
Mr. Chamika Wijewarnasooriya has more than 23 year of experience. Prior to joining POMFBL he was associated with LOLC Holding PLC where he has led the development and implementation of the multiple transformation project. He is a specialist in designing, planning, policy formulation, organizational structure and product development of rural/urban microfinance. He has extensive hands on experience in the development and management of large microfinance and development programs.
Mr. Chamika has also worked in organizations of repute like Pan Asia Bank, Amlak Finance PJC and Hatton National Bank PLC. In these reputable organizations for more than 11 years Mr. Chamika has max out his capabilities in handling SME Financing, Corporate Financing, Retail Banking and International Trade Financing.
Mr. Chamika holds Masters Degrees in Business Administration from ICFAI University – Sri Lanka and Masters in Human Resource Management from University of Kelaniya. He also holds Diploma – Certified Management Accountant and is a Fellow Member of Institute of Bankers of - Sri Lanka.
Ms. Aseya Qasim
Head of Marketing & Business Development
Ms. Aseya Qasim has extensive experience of over 29 years. Prior to joining POMFBL she has worked at ORIX Leasing Pakistan Limited for over 26 years, where she established Microfinance Division. She is a diversified professional with core competencies in Business Development, Operations and Product Planning & Development.
Ms. Aseya Qasim holds Master’s degree from Punjab University. Some notable trainings attended by Ms. Aseya were “Financial Institution for Private Enterprise Development” held at Harvad University, Cambridge, “Asia Microfinance Forum” held in Colombo, Srilanka and Micro Finance as a Tool to Poverty Alleviation” held in Italy.
Mr.Mumtaz Hadi Naqvi
Head of Risk Management
Mr. Mumtaz Hadi is an experienced Banker. He had over 25 years of banking experience prior to joining POMFBL in June 2018. He has worked at Albaraka Bank Pakistan, Emirates Bank International, National Bank of Pakistan. NIB Bank, ABN AMRO Bank, SCB Pakistan, HBL, Samba Bank Limited and Meezan Bank.
Mr. Mumtaz Hadi holds MBA degree from University of New Haven, Connecticut, USA.
Ms. Iffat Hina
Head of Human Resources
Ms. Iffat Hina is a seasoned HR professional with over 20 years of progressive experience in Banking and Financial sector. She brings in an in-depth expertise and understanding of complex human resources matters: HR Policies & Procedure, Talent Management, Employee Relations, Engagement and Employer Branding, Learning & development, Rewards & Retention. She started her career with NIB Bank’s HR Division and worked there at various positions. She was associated with ORIX Leasing Pakistan Limited before joining POMFBL in July 2017.Ms. Iffat Hina holds Master’s and Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.
Mr. Waseem Bari
Head of Internal Audit
Mr. Waseem Bari has diversified experience of over 15 years in the field of Finance, Internal Audit, Internal Control and Risk Assessment. Prior to joining POMBL in April 2021, he was associated with the Summit Bank Limited as Head of Internal Controls. He has also worked with the organization of repute like Soneri Bank Limited and Ernst & Young Ford Rhodes.
Mr. Waseem is a Certified Chartered Accountant from Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
Head of Information Technology
Mr. Faraz is the Head of IT department since May 2020. He has a rich experience of IT sector and possesses expertise in Infrastructure development and project management in Srilanka. Prior to elevation to the position of Head of IT, his services were obtained on secondment from LOLC Holdings PLC, Srilanka. He led the setup and implementation of core banking system as well as IT’s infrastructure. His total career span is now over 15 years. Previously he worked in various reputable organizations in Srilanka.
Mr. Faraz Basheer holds MSc in Technology Management Program from staffordshire University, UK.
Mr. Yasir Afzal Rajput
Head of Administration
Mr. Yasir Afzal joined POMFBL in October 2019 as Head of Administration. Prior to joining POMFBL he has got 17 years of experience in the field of administration, general services and business support. He has served in reputable Banks like CitiBank, United Bank Limited, Samba Bank Limited and First Women Bank Limited.
Mr. Yasir Afzal holds MBA in Project Management.
Mr. Umair Alam
Acting Head of Marketing Operations
Mr. Umair Alam brings over a decade of experience in Financial Institution. He joined POMFBL in December 2018 and elevated to the position of “Acting Head of Marketing Operations” in February 2020. He started his career in 2003 and has since worked with companies of repute like SIMCOM Technologies, HSBC Bank and ORIX Leasing Pakistan Limited. He possess multidisciplinary knowledge and exposure of Operations and Treasury.
Mr. Umair Alam has done MSc from University of Portsmouth, UK and BSc from University of Huddersfield, UK.
Mr. Haider Ali Khan
Head of Legal
Mr. Haider Ali Khan has more than 11 years of diversified experience ranging from Banking, Corporate, Civil, Labor, Intellectual Property Laws and Criminal litigation. During his career he has worked at various leading law firms and Bank namely Ahmed & Qazi Law Associates, Azizuddin & Shahid Law Associates, M Tariq Bugti & Co and Industrial & Commercial Bank of China (ICBC). He is an enrolled Advocate for the District and High Court of Sindh.Mr. Haider Ali graduated with LLB in 2008.