Board of Directors
Kamal A. Chinoy
Mr. Kamal A Chinoy is Chief Executive of Pakistan Cables Ltd. He graduated from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, USA.
He serves on the Board of Directors of ICI Pakistan Ltd, International Industries Ltd., International Steels Ltd, NBP Fullerton Asset Management Ltd (NAFA) & is Chairman of Jubilee Life Insurance. He is also Honorary Consul General of the Republic of Cyprus.
Mr. Kamal Chinoy is a member of the Executive Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Pakistan and Past President of the Management Association of Pakistan (MAP). He is also serving on the Board of Governors of Army Burn Hall Institutions.
He has previously served as the Chairman of the Aga Khan Foundation (Pakistan). He has also served as a Director of Pakistan Centre of Philanthropy, Pakistan Security Printing Corporation, Atlas Insurance, Atlas Battery Limited & First International Investment Bank (an Amex JV). He has also served on the Undergraduate Admissions Committee of the Aga Khan University and the University of Pennsylvania Alumni Committee for Pakistan.
He is an advisor to Tharpak, a consortium of international companies interested in developing the Thar coal field.
He is a “Certified Director” having been certified by the Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance.
MD & CEO
Mr. Javed Ahmed is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Jubilee Life Insurance Company Limited. He also serves as a Director on the Board of Jubilee Kyrgyzstan Insurance Company, CJSC, Kyrgyzstan.
Mr. Ahmed has been associated with Jubilee Life since 1997 when he joined the Company as the Head of Operations. In 1999, he was made responsible for Business Development as Head of Sales & Marketing. He was elevated as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer in 2003 when the Company was acquired by AKFED. Under his leadership, Jubilee Life has emerged as one of the leading private sector insurers in Pakistan.
Prior to joining Jubilee Life, he was associated with EFU Life for 4 years and State Life for 7 years where he worked in Operations, Group & Pensions, Sales & Marketing and Actuarial.
Mr. Ahmed is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (USA), Associate of Institute of Actuaries (Australia) and Fellow of the Pakistan Society of Actuaries.
John Joseph Metcalf
Mr. John Joseph Metcalf is a Chartered Insurer and Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute of UK who has extensive international experience within the insurance industry.
Mr. Metcalf started his insurance career in the UK, where he held various positions within insurance companies and brokers before embarking on his international career in 1990 in the Sultanate of Oman and then the United Arab Emirates. In 1996 Mr. Metcalf joined the Allianz Group, with whom he was engaged as Regional General Manager for Life in Asia-Pacific prior to taking up the appointment as Executive Chairman of Allianz Life Assurance Company and Allianz Insurance Company of Egypt.
Since 2006 he has been Head of Insurance with responsibility for the insurance business of AKFED, including management oversight of all AKFED investments in the insurance sector comprised of 10 insurance operations in 7 countries in Africa, Pakistan and Kyrgyzstan.
Mr. Metcalf currently holds Board appointments for the Jubilee General Insurance Company Limited, Pakistan (Listed), Jubilee Holdings Limited, Kenya (Listed), Jubilee Insurance Company of Kenya, Jubilee Life Insurance Company of Uganda, Jubilee Insurance Company of Tanzania, Jubilee Life Insurance Company Tanzania, Jubilee Insurance Company Burundi, Jubilee Insurance Company of Mauritius and Jubilee Kyrgyzstan Insurance Company, Kyrgyzstan.
Sultan Ali Allana
Mr. Sultan Ali Allana is a Director of the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED) and has the oversight responsibilities for AKFED’s investments in Banking, Insurance and Aviation. Mr. Allana is a career banking professional with over 30 years of experience in retail, corporate and investment banking. Mr. Allana is also the Chairman of Habib Bank Limited, which is the largest bank in Pakistan with over 1,600 branches and with presence in 25 countries around the world.
Since 1997, Mr. Allana has also been serving as a Director of the Tourism Promotion Services Pakistan Limited, the owners and the operators of the Serena Hotels in Pakistan.
Mr. Allana holds Undergraduate and Post Graduate degrees from McGill University and the University of Wisconsin in Engineering and Management.
Mr. Ayaz Ahmed is a member of the Management Committee of Habib Bank Limited (HBL) and is currently the Head, Acquisitions and Investments, He joined HBL in 2000, and has worked at various senior positions in the Bank including over 15 years as its CFO.
He was also the Chief Information Officer at HBL for several years and was involved in the large scale technology and process reengineering in the Bank. His area of expertise is in supply chain and straight through processing.
Before joining HBL, he has worked with HSBC for five years. At HSBC, he was the CFO for Pakistan and then moved to Hong Kong with their international operations for the Asia Pacific Region. His responsibilities there as Manager Finance Planning were to manage and advise on structural and risk related issues for the 22 countries in the region.
Prior to joining HSBC, Mr. Ayaz Ahmed was the Commercial Manager for Detergents / Personal Products Business at Unilever Pakistan Limited, where apart from accounting, he was also incharge of Logistics and Planning of its own and seven third party operated production facilities. He has also worked for five years at a Merchant Bank (Morgan Grenfell & Co) in London, looking after the middle office of the Asset Management business.
Presently he is a Director of Jubilee Life Insurance Company Limited, Central Depository Company of Pakistan Limited, HBL Asset Management Company Limited, and HBL Currency Exchange (Pvt) Limited. He has previously been a Director of Habib Allied Bank Plc, UK, and Chairman of 1Link (the National Switch) and NIFT (the National Cheque Clearing Company).
He is an Alumni of Harvard Business School, Boston (AMP 188). He is a Senior Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (since 1984), having trained with Arthur Andersen and has completed his schooling and his Bachelors of Science in Accounting and Electrical Engineering from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, UK.
Mr. Ayaz Ahmed is an active member of professional bodies e.g. ICAP, PBA and IBP where he has served on several committees including the Professional Standards and Technical Committee and as a member of the Quality Assurance Board of ICAP.
Rafiuddin Zakir Mahmood
Mr. Rafiuddin Zakir Mahmood has retired as President and CEO of HBL after over 12 years in office. He played a major role in the restructuring of HBL and its growth.
Mr. Zakir Mahmood holds Master degree in Engineering and an M.B.A. majoring in Finance both from University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). He has over 34 years of working experience with international and local banks in various parts of the world including Europe, Middle East and Pakistan.
Prior to joining HBL, Mr. Zakir Mahmood has served Credit Agricole Indosuez as General Manager UAE and Head of Corporate Banking and as Senior Vice President Pakistan during the period 1991-2000. He has also served at various senior positions with Bank of America in various facets of banking in Europe, Middle East and Pakistan during the period from 1977 to 1991.
He is currently serving on the Boards of following companies:
- Aga Khan University (Unlisted)
- Habib Bank Limited (Listed)
- Jubilee General Insurance Company Limited (Listed)
- Kyrgyz Investment and Credit Bank, Closed Joint Stock Company (Unlisted)
Amyn Currimbhoy is a Chartered Accountant by profession. He has more than 18 years of experience in Finance and General Management in a manufacturing environment at a senior level. Recently; Amyn Currimbhoy was the Managing Director (1997 to 2016) of J&P Coats Pakistan (Pvt) Limited; which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Coats Group plc UK. He has also served as a Finance Director for the J&P Coats. Previously; he was also Finance Manager of ICI Pakistan Limited from 1991 to 1997. He has also worked for Aga Khan University Hospital, International Investment & Securities Limited and Blinkhorns Chartered Accountants London.
Amyn Currimbhoy is a Chartered Accountant from Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He has an accountancy degree from University of Sunderland UK.
Kamal A. Chinoy
MD & CEO
John Joseph Metcalf
Sultan Ali Allana
Rafiuddin Zakir Mahmood