Syed Ather Ahmed

Group Executive, Habib Metropolitan Bank

Mr. Syed Ather Ahmed is part of senior management of Habib Metropolitan Bank (HMB), one of the leading trade finance banks of Pakistan. He is currently the Group Executive for Commercial Banking (South) & Financial Institutions business of HMB. In addition, Mr. Ahmed is also on the Board of Directors of two of HMB’s subsidiaries. Prior to joining HMB in January 2022, Mr. Ahmed worked as Group Head of Financial Institutional for Samba Financial Group, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and Director & Head of Transaction Banking for Standard Chartered Bank, Pakistan. Overall, Mr. Ahmed has over 30 years of diversified multi-functional financial sector experience covering areas of Corporate & Investment Banking, Commercial Banking, Financial Institutions, Transaction Banking, Treasury and Asset Management.
Mr. Ahmed completed his M.Sc. in Accounting & Finance degree from the London School of Economics as a Britannia Chevening Scholar in 1998. He also holds an MBA from Lahore University of Management Sciences, leading business school of Pakistan.