President’s Profile

Ms. Naushaba Shahzad,
President & CEO (Acting)

Ms. Naushaba Shahzad, (Acting) President & CEO First Women Bank Limited, has had a successful banking career history with FWBL; with diverse banking experience, excellent solution finding and prompt responsiveness, she is a woman who delivers in crises.

During her career, she managed and headed the Risk Management Division, Financial Services Desk and Credit Portfolio of the Bank, including Syndicate Financing, Corporate Credit, SME and Consumer Financing. She has also been the focal person for all Credit-related issues, i.e. guidance / advice to branches, liaising with corporate clients, product development, training the Credit team.

Her performance can be measured by a threefold increase in the Credit portfolio and reduction of the Classified portfolio to 1.51% only during her tenure.

She has a successful banking career of more than 25 years and is the only executive of FWBL who has been awarded the ‘Best Executive of the Year’ Award thrice for her extraordinary performance. She was also awarded the ‘Best Employee of the Year’ Award in 2001.

She has a distinguished academic background, with an MBA from IBA Karachi, and a Master’s of Science in Statistics from Punjab University, where she stood First and was awarded a Gold Medal (she broke the previous record of Punjab University by securing highest marks). An outstanding student throughout her academic career, she was also given the ‘National Youth Talent Appreciation Award’.

She is also a member of the Bank’s various committees, including the Executive Committee and ALCO. She has played an active role in the decision-making and policy-making arena.


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