Shahid Alam Siddiqui


Mr. Shahid Alam Siddiqui is Senior Executive Vice President and Group Head Retail Banking at Askari Bank Limited. In this role he is leading more than 500 conventional branches consisting of 08 Regions, Consumer Banking, SME & Commercial, Agriculture & Rural Business Divisions, Home Remittance Department & China Desk. He is also a member of Bank’s Management Committee (MANCOM}, Business Continuity Plan (BCP} Steering Committee, Credit Risk Management Committee (CRMC), Agri Credit Committee (ACC), Compliance & Control Committee of Management (CCM), Asset Liability Committee (ALCO), Operational Risk Management Committee (ORMC), Conduct Assessment Framework (CAF) Committee and Information Technology & Security Committee.

On the educational front, Mr. Shahid Alam Siddiqui is a double Master’s Degree holder in Banking, Finance & Business Management. Apart from holding Master of Business Administration degree from Pakistan, he did his M.SC from University of Gloucestershire UK.

Mr. Shahid Alam Siddiqui is a seasoned Banker having local & foreign banking experience of around 35 years. He started his professional journey in 1989, with Bank of Credit & Commerce International (BCCI) and in 1992, joined the newly established Askari Bank Limited. Having keen learning aptitude and focused approach towards professional & personal growth, he excelled in his Banking career; becoming Head of different Departments. In 2008, he enriched his work experience by joining United National Bank Ltd, UK where he was elevated to the position of Regional Business Development Manager for North West UK.

In 2011, Mr. Shahid Alam Siddiqui joined Askari Bank Limited as Head Operations and in this role, he brought about valuable transformation and revamped operational procedures to make them more effective and efficient. He then headed major Regions North-I & North – II of the Bank. Under his dynamic leadership, active engagement with customers as well as Branch teams, the Regions successfully achieved milestones. Mr. Shahid Alam Siddiqui has also held the Senior Management positions of Country Head Consumer Banking Division, Country Head Institutional Sales Division and Group Head Islamic Banking Division.

The diversity of business segments successfully headed throughout the years have provided a comprehensive and well augmented experience portfolio that Mr. Shahid Alam Siddiqui has successfully employed towards achievement of the Strategic Directives of the Bank. His core competencies include result oriented focused approach, well-honed business insight, capitalization of key business avenues to boost Bank’s revenues and bringing about technology-based solutions to improve operational efficiencies.

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