Managing Committee

Mohammad Shoaib Memon – Chairman

Muhammad Shoaib is the Chief Operating Officer at Europe Arab Bank (EAB) plc, part of the Arab Bank Group, one of the largest Middle Eastern financial institutions. He is also a director of number of Group companies in Europe.

Muhammad Shoaib has professional experience of more than 18 years. Prior to EAB, he was associated with Ernst & Young and KPMG. He is a fellow member of ICAP, ACCA and the ICAEW and has attended leadership program at the Harvard Business School.

During 2018, Mohammad Shoaib was included in The Muslim Power 100 list compiled by the British Publishing Company recognizing achievements within the professional Muslim communities in the UK. He is also a Patron of the British Pakistan Foundation. His other interests include various sports and he is also closely involved with a large scale project for higher education and health services in Sindh, Pakistan.

Najam Siddiqi – Vice Chairman

Najam is a senior executive with more than 20 years of diversified experience in finance and risk in various commercial banks in Pakistan and UK and has been instrumental in managing crisis and implementing turn around strategies. Before transferring to Standard Chartered UK to oversee group wide credit analytics Najam was the CFO of Standard Chartered and Chairman of Standard Chartered Modaraba and Leasing in Pakistan.

Najam recently left Standard Chartered UK to be the CEO of an accounting and advisory company Swenta Limited. He is a Fellow Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan, Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor (USA) and has a degree in laws.

Usman Saifi – Secretary

Usman is a Senior Manager at Deloitte UK within the Banking and Capital Markets group focusing on market conduct reforms within wholesale and investment banking. With over 18 years of experience in the FS sector across multiple geographies, Usman originally trained as an external auditor with PwC Pakistan. He then moved to PwC Singapore before joining Standard Chartered Bank where he was in the Group Internal Audit. Prior to moving to the UK, Usman was the Chief Financial Officer at IGI Insurance.

 Abdul Rasheed Shaikh

Abdul Rasheed is a Finance Projects and Transformation Lead at BNP Paribas Corporate & Institutional Bank, a leading European Investment Bank. He is big 4 trained senior finance executive with over 19 years of experience working in internationally recognized & reputable organizations of Europe, Middle East and Pakistan. In his professional career he has worked at senior positions with KPMG, Deloitte, Barclays, Deutsche Bank, JP Morgan Chase and BNP Paribas.

Abdul Rasheed is a first time passed chartered accountant and has got distinctions in his matriculation & intermediate examinations. He has immense interest in reading history and biographies, and likes to play cricket, basketball and tennis

Shomyl Brohi

Shomyl Brohi is Group Treasury Manager at Premier Oil plc. Premier is a leading UK Independent oil and gas exploration and production company. In his current role, Shomyl is responsible for managing debt capital structure of the Group, assess and manage financial risk and ensure sufficient liquidity is available to fuel the Group’s growth and development.

Out of the seventeen years post qualification experience, Shomyl has fifteen years in the Oil and Gas sector in various locations and roles. Shomyl completed his articles from EY Pakistan.

Shomyl has attended various technical and professional courses around the world. . He is an avid reader and an art collector.