Mr. Aamir is currently serving as CEO PTML (Jazz), Pakistan and Head of Emerging Markets at Veon-Amsterdam Netherlands. Mr. Ibrahim is a highly motivated leader with the proven ability to develop organizations and drive revenues. Mr. Ibrahim possesses vast cross-functional experience that encompasses strategic marketing & sales, stakeholder management and corporate strategy. His track record includes successful leadership roles in Pakistan as well as Thailand, UK, UAE, Switzerland and USA across the telecom and automotive industry.
- Aamir Hafeez IbrahimChairman Board of Directors
- Nadeem ShaikhMember & Head of Borad Strategy Committee
Nadeem Shaikh is a global leader, innovator and entrepreneur with over 25 years’ experience in the financial services & information technology sectors. Nadeem serves as President of Global Digital Financial Services for Veon. Nadeem’s extensive fintech experience includes his role as Founder & CEO of Anthemis Group, a global financial services group which aims to cultivate change and enhance opportunities for entrepreneurs and institutions. Previously, he was Head of International Financial Institutions and President, EMEA, at First Data Corporation, a provider of commerce-enabling technology. At American Management Systems, Nadeem served as European Director and worked on strategy and technology consulting for the firm. Nadeem has also held numerous non-executive positions in a wide ranging set of startup businesses and other organisations, including the Financial Planning Standards Board, Moven Enterprise, Currency Cloud, Bento for Business, Jumo World and PayPerks. Nadeem gives his time to numerous philanthropic causes including Access Afya, which runs clinics and a healthy schools programme for children in Nairobi and Prospero World, a charity which aims to enrich society through the arts. He is a Trustee of CARE Pakistan (UK) which provides free education to Pakistani children. Nadeem is also a Member of the Advisory Council of Baobab Group, a creative communication agency. Educated at the University at Albany, State University of New York, Nadeem graduated with Bachelors of Science in Computer Science and Finance & MIS and holds a MBA from the London Business School.
- Gabor KocsisMember & Head Board Risk and Complaince Commitees
Mr. Gabor is currently serving as Chief Financial Officer at Jazz and and has vast experience in the field of finance in telecom industry. He has served at top level positions in different organizations including Kyistar, Telenor Pakistan and Telenor Group.
- Khurram ZafarIndependent Director & Head Audit & HR Committees
Mr. Khurram is currently serving as the founding Executive Director of LUMS Center for Entrepreneurship, Managing Director of 47 Ventures, Founding Member and Innovation Fellow at Pakistan Innovation Foundation, and Board Director at Karandaaz Pakistan. Mr. Khurram has served on the Industry Advisory Council of Punjab Revenue Authority and Infrastructure Development Authority of Punjab, Punjab Agriculture Commission; as member.
- Richard JamesNon-Executive Director
Mr. James is currently working as Group Corporate Finance Director at Veon since 2016. Mr. James has served as Group Corporate Finance Director at Letterone, Group Treasurer at Alfa Group and was Deputy Chief Executive at Association of Corporate Treasurers. Mr. James is a senior financial expert with 29 years of vast professional experience in Telecom, Finance and Audit sector. Mr. James has also served as Director of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications at ICI and was Head of Investor Relations & Treasury at Cookson Group plc.
- Asma ShaikhIndependent Director
Ms. Asma has served as Chief People Officer at TCS Private Limited, and has served at head level fro 14 years in different organizations including NIB Bank, Silk Bank, Barclays Africa and Dubai Islamic Bank.
- Ghazanfar AzzamDirector/CEO
Mr. Ghazanfar is President & CEO of Mobilink Microfinance Bank Limited since its inception from 2012. He has vast experience & exceptional achievements to his credit in retail, commercial, consumer, SME & micro banking segments including launch of two leading greenfield nationwide microfinance banks in Pakistan i.e. Kashf MF Bank in 2008 (now FINCA) & MOBILINK BANK in 2012. Mobilink Bank, backed by Global Telecom Holdings & Veon now operates with 61 brick & mortar branches and 73,000 branchless banking agents offering micro enterprise loans, micro housing loans, savings, domestic remittances, utility bill collection, mobile wallets, life insurance & G2P & B2P payments through a strategic alliance with Pakistan's largest telecom operator JAZZ under the umbrella of JAZZCASH.
In a career spanning over 32 years, Ghazanfar worked for some of the best banks in Pakistan including HBL, Union Bank, Prime Bank & Bank Alfalah in retail, commercial, consumer & SME Banking segments. In addition, he spent several years as head of training & development at Prime Bank & Bank Alfalah. In recognition of his contributions to HR development & training in banking industry, he was awarded prestigious Hubert Humphrey Fellowship by the United States Government for the year 2000-01 under Fulbright program at. The program included studies at Penn State, PA in HRD & Leadership and practical work experience at ABN Amro Bank, North America in Chicago.
Before moving back to business leadership, Ghazanfar worked with Shore Bank International (Now Enclude), a leading international consulting company in SME and microfinance based out of Washington DC and operating globally, as a senior consultant and Head of a USAID funded SME downscaling project in 2005-7. He has extensive global exposure and have been to Indonesia, Cambodia, Turkey, Romania, Kenya, Ethiopia, South Africa, Nigeria, Morocco, Oman, Bolivia, United States and United Kingdom on work related trips and assignments.