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Prominent Alumni

IBA has the privilege of being the only business school that has produced more CEOs than any other university in Pakistan. Currently, amongst the top leading banks in Pakistan, IBA graduates take the lion’s share in managing these esteemed organizations. Moreover, amongst the top MNCs and FMCGs, alumni of IBA are holding the top most position.


Out of a long list of alumni who have made it to the echelons of power in myriad industries and sectors, we have compiled a handful of these high achievers in their respective fields.

Mamnoon Hussain

Alumnus 1965, Former President, Islamic Republic of Pakistan

Shaukat Aziz

Alumnus 1969, Former Prime Minister of Pakistan

Mohammad Zubair

Alumnus 1980, Former Governor Sindh; Former Minister of State for Privatization & Chairman Privatization Commission

Asad Umer

Alumnus 1983, Former Federal Minister of Finance, Reforms and Economic Affairs, Government of Pakistan and former CEO and President, Engro Corporation

Wajid Jawad

Alumnus 1972, Former Federal Minister of State & Chairman Export Promotion Bureau, Government of Pakistan & Former member of the IBA Board of Governors

Irfanullah Khan Marwat

Alumnus 1972, Former Minister of Education, Government of Sindh

Khawaja Qutubuddin

Alumnus 1966, Former Senator, Senate of Pakistan

Tanveer A. Shaikh

Alumnus 1978, Former President, The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce Industry & Former Member of the IBA Board of Governor

Tahir Khaliq

Alumnus 1972, Director, United distributors Pvt Ltd. & Former Member of the IBA Board of Governor

Zahid Bashir (Late)

Alumnus 1967,Recently Conferred Sitara-e- Imtiaz, Chairman of Patients' Aid Foundation (PAF), Former Chairman of the Karachi Cotton Association & Member of the IBA Board of Governors

Shuaib Ahmed

Alumnus 1964, Director SEDCO Holdings, Saudi Arabia, Member IBA BOG, Former MD Citigroup, New York and Former CEO Saudi Economic Development Company (SEDCO), Saudi Arabia.

Shahid Shafiq

Alumnus 1974, CEO, Shahid Shafiq [Pvt.] Ltd. & Member of the IBA Board of Governors

Waqar Hassan Siddique

Alumnus 1981, Partner, The Abraaj Group & Member Board of Governors, IBA Karachi

Iftikhar Allawala

Alumnus 1969, Director Speciality Printers Pvt. (Ltd.) & Former Member of the IBA Board of Governors

Abdul Aziz Anis

Alumnus 1994, CEO BIPL Securities Ltd. & Former Chief Executive - Alfalah GHP Investment Management Limited

Abdul Rahim

Alumnus 1978, Honorary Chairman, Director, Bar B Q Tonight Global PTE Ltd

Abdul Samad Khan

Alumnus 1988, CEO AGVEN Private Ltd, Former CEO - Engro Eximp Private Limited & Vice President, Engro Corporation Limited

Abdul Wahab (Late)

Alumnus 1964, President, Muhammad Ali Jinnah University & Former Dean & Director, IBA Karachi

Adnan Malik

Alumnus 1986, CFO - Linitek Inc , Former Managing Partner - First Solution & Ex-CFO and Head of Strategy and Planning - Barclays Emerging Markets, UAE

Adnan Siddiqui

Alumnus 1997, Regional Manager - IBM Watson Customer Engagement - Middle East & Pakistan

Aftab Husain

Alumnus 1996, MD & CEO Pakistan Refinery Limited

Agha Tarique

Alumnus 2000, Country Manager, Abudawood Pakistan; Former Chief Operating Officer, Burque Corporation Pvt. Ltd.

Ahmed Kapadia

Alumnus 1991, Founder and Managing Director at Synergy Group

Ali Ahmed

Alumnus 1976, Managing Director - Rasheed Sons

Ali Ahmed Khan

Alumnus 1987, Managing Director, Engro Foods Limited, Former CEO - IFFCO - Global Personal Care & Oleo

Almas G. Bana

Alumnus 1996, Principal & CEO - Habib Education Trust

Altaf Bawany

Alumnus 1993, Director General, National Accountability Bureau

Amir Adnan

Alumnus 1987, Renowned Fashion Designer

Amir Masood Khan

Alumnus 1991, CEO First Microfinance Bank Limited

Amir Paracha

Alumnus 1996, CEO and Former Vice President – Customer Development, Unilever Pakistan Ltd.

Anjum Iqbal

Alumnus 1975, CEO Bank Habib AG Zurich, United Kingdom

Anjum Nisar

Alumnus 1981, MD Anjum Asif Pvt Ltd, Vice-Chairman - Businessmen Group, Member, Board of Directors, Export Processing Zone Authority

Arif Elahi

Alumnus 1982, Chairman/CEO, Pakistan National Shipping Corporation (PNSC)

Aruna Hussain

Alumna MBA 1999, Managing Director, Maersk Pakistan and Former CEO of Damco Pakistan

Dr. Asim Jamal

Alumnus 1998, General Manager & Managing Director, Sanofi Pakistan Limited

Aslam Aziz

Alumnus 1974, Co-Founder Workstream Automation Ltd., Managing Director - BankT&D Consulting & Director Wise Tech Ventures

Ayesha Aziz

Alumnus 1986, Managing Director - Pak Brunei Investment Company

Bashir Ahmad

Alumnus 1967, Chairman - Buxly Paints & Chief Executive - Berger Paints Pakistan Limited


Alumnus 1961, Former Dean & Director, IBA Karachi

Fahad Ashraf

Alumnus 2000, General Manager – Pakistan & Afghanistan Region, Coca-Cola Company; Former Chief Executive & General Manager Health, Reckitt Benckiser Pakistan

Faiq Husain

Alumnus 1984, Chief Executive at First Islamic Modaraba

Faisal H. Ali Sabzwari

Alumnus 1996, Vice President, Procter & Gamble, South East & Greater West Africa

Farrukh Ansari

Alumnus 1982, Director, AASR member, Grant Thornton International & Ex CEO - Saudi Pak Leasing Company

Farid Khan

Alumnus 1993, CEO HBL Asset Management , Former CEO - ABL Asset Management Company Limited

Hafiz Aftab Ahmed

Alumnus 1973, Chairman, Aftab Associates (Pvt) Ltd.

Hasan Malik

Alumnus 1995, Senior Vice President and Global Head of Client Consulting, Visa and Former Partner, McKinsey and Company

Hassan Khan

Alumnus 1997, Managing Director and Chief Executive, Jubilee General Insurance; Former Chief Executive Officer, Magnus Investment Advisors Ltd.

Huma Adnan

Alumnus 1987, Designer, Fashion Designer

Humayun Bashir

Alumnus 1980, Chairman, BoD National Clearing Company of Pakistan Limited, Country General Manager, Pakistan & Afghanistan, IBM

Husain Lawai

Alumnus 1967, Former Chairman of the Pakistan Stock Exchange Limited (PSX), Chief Executive Officer, Institute of Bankers Pakistan and the Vice Chairman, Summit Bank Limited

Imran Malik

Alumnus 1987, CEO & President - First Cedit & Investment Bank Ltd.

Imran Maqbool

Alumnus 1981, President & CEO - MCB Bank

Dr. Irfan Hyder

Alumnus 1987, The Dean, CBM & CES

Irfan Mustafa

Alumnus 1973, Founder and CEO of The Food Lab DMCC, Former Managing Director - Yum! Restaurants International

Jamshed Ali

Alumnus 1967, CEO, Mutual Security System

Kashan Hasan

Alumnus 2000, General Manager and Former Sales Director MENA, Reckitt Benckiser Pakistan

Khurram Noor

Alumnus 1992, Chief Financial Officer & Business Advisor at Defence Housing Authority (DHA) Karachi & Former CEO Emaar DHA Islamabad

Kishwer Aziz

Alumnus 1974, Former Vice President Citibank & Banking Consultant BankT&D Consulting, United Kingdom

M Kamil Shahbazkar

Alumnus 1978, Former Country Manager, Philips Pakistan

Mahmood Hasan

Alumnus 1985, CEO/ Managing Director at Rasul Group of Companies (Bake Parlor)

Mir Mohammad Ali

Alumnus 1989, Chief Executive Officer - UBL Fund Managers & VP and GIPS Chair, CFA Pakistan

Mohammad Ali Allahwala

Alumnus 1994, CEO Standard Chartered Saadiq Malaysia & Global Head Retail Islamic Banking

Mohammed Asif Arif (Late)

Alumnus 1987, Former Managing Director & CEO, Premier Insurance Limited, Ex-Commissioner, SECP

Mohammad Ejaz

Alumnus 1994, CEO - Arif Habib Dolmen REIT Management Limited

Mohammad Jawed Akhai (Late)

Alumnus 1985, CEO/MD - Martin Dow

Mohammed Sohail

Alumnus 1994, CEO - Topline Securities Ltd.

Mohammed Shoaib

Alumnus 1988, Chief Executive - Al Meezan Investment Management Ltd

Mohsin Ali Nathani

Alumnus 1987, Chief Executive Officer - Habib Metropolitan Bank Ltd.; Former Chief Executive Officer - Standard Chartered UAE

Muhammad Ali Ghulam Muhammad

Alumnus 1990, Former Chairman - Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan

Muhammad Aminuddin

Alumnus 1993, CEO, UBL UK

Muhammad Mannan

Alumnus 1991, President and CEO, TCS Holdings (Pvt) Ltd & Chairman, BOM, Pakistan State Oil

Mujahid Hamid

Alumnus 1971, Board of Directors - ZIL Limited

Muneer Kamal

Alumnus 1977, Chairman Board of Directors – National Bank of Pakistan

Nael Ahmed

Alumnus 1991, Country Manager, Abu Dawood Pakistan

Najmus Saquib Hameed

Alumnus 1966, Hon. CEO & Vice Chairman, LRBT and Former Chairman, Pakistan Tobacco

Najmul Hassan

Alumnus 1983, Chairman of Board in Maldives Islamic Bank, and represents ICD on the Boards Zaman Bank Kazakhstan and Al Baraka bank Pakistan

Naqi Hasnain Sheriff

Alumnus 1990, Partner & Director - Sheriffs LLC (USA); Former General Manager, Reckitt Benckiser Pakistan

Naveed Qazi

Alumnus 1984 – Chief Information Officer, Standard Chartered Bank Pakistan
Former President & CEO, JS Bank Limited & The First MicroFinance Bank Ltd

Omar Yaqoob Shaikh

Alumnus 1995, Country Chairman, Shell Pakistan Limited

Pervez Said

Alumnus 1979, Director AlBaraka Bank & Former CEO - Dawood Islamic Bank (now Burj Bank)

M. Qaiser Jamal

Alumnus 1991, CEO and President, Karnaphuli Fertilizer Company Limited KAFCO Bangladesh

Qaiser Hassan

Alumnus 1993, Founder Maiden Century & Former Portfolio Manager at EverPoint Asset Management

Raihan Ali Merchant

Alumnus 1990,CEO - M Holdings (Pvt) Ltd.

Raheel Ahmed

Alumnus 1991, Global Head, Strategic Transformation, Retail Clients, Standard Chartered Bank

Razi Ansari

Alumnus 1978, Director, Dreshak Group UAE

Roohi Raees Khan

Alumna 1976, Chairperson, Sui Northern Gas Ltd.; Former Chief Operating Officer, Zarai Taraqiati Bank Ltd.

Ruhail Y. Mohammed

Alumnus 1986, CEO – Engro Fertilizer

Sabir Sami

Alumnus 1988, Global Chief Operations Officer and Managing Director, Asia, Kentucky Fried Chicken

Saifuddin Zoomkawala

Chairman- Managing Director & CEO - EFU General Insurance Ltd.

Salman Alvi

Alumnus 1978, CEO, Genesis Group, Recipient of the President's Award for Pride of Performance

Sarim Khalid Sheikh

Alumnus 1995, President & CEO, General Electric Pakistan

Shaheryar Azhar

Alumnus 1973, Former Chief Credit Officer, Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank

Shahid Hashmi

Alumnus 1971, Managing Partner, Pure Foods Management

Shahid Zaki

Alumnus 1983, Former CEO, Amantech Pakistan

Shahla Aly

Alumna 1975, Director, Tools and Analytics, Consumer Operations, gTech, Google; Former VP, Sales and Marketing IT, Microsoft

Shireen Naqvi

Alumnus 1992, Founder & Ignitor - Amwaj, Senior Associate - Carnelian, Trustee - SOL Foundation, Founder & Advisor - SOL

Syed Etrat Husain Rizvi

Alumnus 1974, Chairman CRC Associates and Former CEO National Asset Management Company

Syed Aslam Mehdi

Alumnus 1978, CEO of Bulleh Shah Packaging; Former CEO - Tri-Pack Films Limited & Former GM - Packages Ltd.

Syed Mazhar Ali Nasir

Alumnus 1991, Acting President FPCCI, Member Board of Governors, IBA Karachi

Tabish Gauhar

Alumnus 1996, Chairman & Founder - Oasis Energy Consultants Limited; Former Partner - The Abraaj Group & Non-Executive Chairman - KESC

Tahir Ahmed

Alumnus 1986, Former CEO - Jubilee General Pakistan & MD - New Jubilee Insurance Company

Tahir Malik

Alumnus 1995, President Reckitt Benckiser, Asia, Middle East & Africa - AMEA

Tariq Kirmani

Alumnus 1968, Former Managing Director - PIA

Tawfiq Hussain

Alumnus 1975, CEO Pakistan Banks' Association and Former Deputy Governor State Bank of Pakistan

Wajahat Hussain

Alumnus 1982, Former President & CEO, UBL

Zafar A. Siddiqui

Alumnus 1978, Professor of practice, IBA Karachi and former CEO Gillette Pakistan

Zafar Masud

Alumnus 1993, President and CEO, Bank of Punjab; FormerDirector General, Central Directorate of National Savings & Founding Partner, Burj Capital Pakistan

Zarrar Zubair (Late)

Alumnus 1972, President Textile Institute of Pakistan

Zehra Naqvi

Alumna 1976, Chief Executive Officer, ACE Insurance Limited