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Board of Management


Ziauddin Haidari

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Ziauddin Haidari is a banking professional with over 14 years of banking experience in various management positions in Treasury and Banking Operations. He has been with The First MicroFinanceBank-Afghanistan since Oct 2010 and before joining FMFB-Afghanistan he has also worked with FMFB-Pakistan for a few years. He holds a Master’s Degree in Accounting and Finance from The University of Lahore and a Bachelor’s from the University of Punjab Pakistan with various international certifications in banking and treasury.


Kanishka Aien

Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Mr. Kanishka Aien has 16 years of experience in banking industry of Afghanistan with expertise in banking operations, Mr. Aien functioned in the capacity of Head of Departments, Chief Operating Officer, Member of the Board of Management and Board of Supervisors within the banking industry of the country.
Mr. Aien obtained his bachelors in Economics and MBA from the prestigious Kabul University. Moreover, he has completed Operational Risk Management certification from the Global Risk Academy and has served previously as a committee member of the Afghanistan Banking SWIFT community.


Naqibullah Aman

Chief Finance Officer

Naqibullah Aman has been with FMFB-A since August 2011. He holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Kardan University, Kabul. He is pursuing his professional studies at the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. He has diversified experience of over ten years in financial reporting and management and is one of the integral parts of the finance department during this time with FMFB-A. Prior to joining FMFB-A, he has worked with ACF (French NGO) as a financial analyst, based in Kabul who was working for the eradication of poverty in underdeveloped countries.


Rahim Dad Dehpoor

Chief Credit Officer

Rahim Dad has been with FMFB-A since October 2016. He holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, with various international certifications in Islamic Microfinance, SME, corporate, financial statement analysis, credit risk management, and banking operations.

He has more than 18 years diversified experience in microfinance field operations, credit risk management, corporate finance, SME lending, compliance, financial reporting, product development, and quota carrier administrations.

He also worked with Afghanistan Rural Microcredit Program (AKDN) as parent program of FMFB-A in the capacity of deputy national program coordination to extend the outreach of the institution in the rural area of Afghanistan.


Ahmad Shah Nejati

Chief Human Capital Officer

Mr. Ahmad Shah Nejati recently joined FMFB-A as Chief Human Capital Officer (CHCO). Mr. Nejati is an HR professional with almost 13 years of work experience both in the private and public sectors.  He has worked holding different senior-level positions with demonstrable achievements and has great knowledge of Strategic Human Resources Management, Capacity building, Organizational Change, HR Policy Development, and Implementation and Employee relationships. Mr. Nejati is a Master of Business Administration and has been trained in Strategic HRM and Performance Management.