President’s Profile

Ms. Tahira Raza,
President & CEO

Ms. Tahira Raza, President & CEO First Women Bank Limited (FWBL), assumed office on April 23, 2014. Prior to her appointment as President of FWBL, Ms. Raza was serving the NBP as its SEVP, CRO & Group Chief Risk Management.

A banker par excellence and a mission-driven leader for the socio-economic development of the country, Ms. Raza started her career with MCB in 1975. In 1989 Ms. Raza opted to join the First Women Bank and became one of the founding executives of FWBL.

After 14 years she left FWBL and joined NBP. Her interest, persistence, commitment and continuous efforts enabled Ms. Raza to avail opportunities and helped in shaping her into the competent and successful banker. In 2012 she got the honour to be the first woman SEVP in one of the largest bank in the country.

Recently, in recognition of outstanding services for the socio economic upliftment of women and for exemplary leadership and achievement in the Banking sector, South Asian Business Excellence Awards, awarded her for the Outstanding Women Leadership Award in Banking & Finance under the Women Leadership CategoryThe ceremony was held in Dhaka, Bangladesh and the award was received by Mr. Shah Faisal Kakar Pakistan Deputy High Commissioner on her behalf.

Ms. Raza holds MBA degree in Banking and Finance from the Institute of Business Administration (IBA) Karachi and DAIBP from the Institute of Bankers Pakistan.

She has presented numerous papers on Credit, Risk Management and Banking & Finance at national and international conferences/seminars/symposia. Apart from her professional achievements she is a keen Golfer.


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