Al Baraka Bank (Pakistan) Limited, Director, Mr. Shafqaat Ahmed possesses over 42 years of
rich banking experience both within Pakistan and in the International Markets
Mr. Shafqaat Ahmed was instrumental in overseeing the merger of Al Baraka Islamic Bank and
Emirates Global Islamic Bank Operations in Pakistan to form Al Baraka Bank (Pakistan)
Limited. Mr. Ahmed is a graduate of Foreman Christian College, Lahore with Majors in
Economics. He has served as the Vice Chairman of the Pakistan Banks Association and is a
fellow of the Institute of Bankers in Pakistan. His expertise in Corporate Finance, Capital
Markets and Portfolio Management has taken the bank to the next level.
“Islamic Banking” in Pakistan is a recent Phenomenon, but with Al Baraka under the
leadership of Mr. Shafqaat Ahmed, Islamic banking has been its forte since the inception of
the name of Al Baraka in Pakistan ,21 years back. Mr. Ahmed has addressed a number of
Islamic seminars and conferences globally.
Mr. Shafqaat Ahmed is married and his children too are serving the banking sector. Mr. Ahmed
has a passion for cricket and enjoys Golf and travelling.