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As doctored papers takes a view on current developments, there is some urgency to send out our papers as soon as possible.  We therefore cannot maintain a formal vetting procedure, where external experts are consulted in a structured manner.  Nevertheless, we do send out first drafts to a select group of highly regarded professionals for their comments.  Since I retain final editorial rights, this means that while the support/endorsement of our Advisory Board is highly appreciated, the views expressed in doctored papers do not necessarily reflect the views of these professionals.

The experience that our Advisory Board brings to the table, is evidenced not just by their illustrious careers, but also their abiding interest in topical issues.  To ensure there is no conflict of interest, members of the Advisory Board will not receive any remuneration from doctored papers.

The professional background of our Advisory Board is shown below:

Syed Salim Raza:

2010-present.Adjunct Professor, Institute of Business Administration; Karachi.
2009-2010.Governor, State Bank of Pakistan; Karachi.
2006-2008.CEO, Pakistan Business Council; Karachi.
1996-2006.Citigroup, (PBG UK) Global Market Manager for Central & Eastern Europe, Turkey & Africa; London.
1990-1995.Citibank N.A., (PBG UK) Head of Credit/Corporate Finance/Real Estate; London.
1987-1989.Citibank N.A., Deputy Division Head for Africa; Nairobi.
1983-1987.Citibank N.A., Country Manager & Senior Credit Officer; Karachi.
1980-1983.Citibank N.A., Country Manager, Jordan/Syria/Iraq; various locations.
1978-1980.Citibank N.A., Manager; Abu Dhabi, UAE.
1976-1978.Citibank N.A., Branch Manager; Lahore, Pakistan.
1971-1976.Citibank N.A., Credit Management & Marketing; Karachi.
1968-1971.MA (Philosophy, Politics & Economics – PPE), Oriel College, Oxford University; UK.

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Shehzad Naqvi:

2010-present.Independent Consultant; Karachi.
2008-2010.Royal Bank of Scotland, President & CEO; Karachi.
2005-2008.Crescent Commercial Bank Ltd., President & CEO; Karachi.
2004-2005.Citigroup, Managing Director (MD), Central & Eastern Europe, Middle East & Africa; London.
1999-2003.Citigroup, MD & Regional Head, GCC, Levant & Pakistan; Dubai, UAE.
1998-1999.Citibank, N.A. MD & Country Head; Karachi.
1996-1998.Citibank, N.A., MD & Country Head; Singapore.
1995-1996.ABN Amro Bank N.V., EVP & Head, Asia Pacific, Structured Finance; Singapore.
1993-1995.ABN Amro Bank N.V., SVP, Country Head; Karachi, Pakistan.
1986-1993.Citibank, N.A., Vice President; Karachi, Pakistan.
1984-1986.American Express Bank; Karachi, Pakistan.
1982-1984.Saudi American Bank; Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
1978-1981.B.Sc. (economics), London School of Economics; London.


Hanif Akhai:

2017-present.Independent Consultant; Karachi.
2009-2017.United Bank Ltd., SEVP and Global Treasurer; Karachi.
2006-2008.Akhai Capital Management (Financial Market Advisor); Karachi.
2002-2005.Habib Bank Ltd., SEVP and Global Treasurer; Karachi.
1998-2000.State Bank of Pakistan, Foreign Exchange Adviser (on secondment from Societe Generale); Karachi.
1991-2002.Societe Generale, Treasurer; Karachi.
1981-1991.Societe Generale, Treasurer; Karachi.
1977-1981.United Bank Ltd., Credit Officer; Abu Dhabi, UAE.
1974-1976.B.Com, University of Karachi; Karachi.


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Yavar Moini:

2018-present.Senior Consultant, World Bank Group; Karachi.
2015-2017.Bank Alfalah Ltd., Head, Structured Solutions; Karachi.
2014-2015.State Bank of Pakistan, Director, Islamic Banking Department; Karachi.
2012-2014.Private venture; Dubai, UAE.
2006-2012.Morgan Stanley, Executive Director; Dubai, UAE.
2004-2006.Dubai Bank, Head, Islamic Structured Products; Dubai, UAE.
2003-2004.National Bank of Dubai, Head of Islamic Finance; Dubai, UAE.
2000-2002.Ernst & Young, Manager, Islamic Financial Services Group; Bahrain.
1997-2000.Islamic Development Bank, Treasury Officer; Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
1994-1997.First International Investment Bank, Treasury Head; Karachi.
1993-1994.Citibank, N.A., Management Associate; Karachi.
1991-1993.MBA, New York University; NY, US.
1989-1991.Ernst & Young, Audit Assistant; Dubai, UAE.
1986-1989. BA, University of Warwick, UK.

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