Board of Management

Ziauddin Haidari – Chief Executive Officer(CEO)

Ziauddin Haidari is a banking professional with over 15 years of banking experience in various management positions in Treasury and Banking Operations. He has been working with The First MicroFinance Bank Afghanistan in different positions such as Manager Banking Operations, Deputy Head of Treasury and Commercial Banking, Head of Operations, Chief Operating Officer over past 13 years and prior to joining The First MicroFinance 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 from the University of Punjab Pakistan with various international certifications in banking and treasury.

Naqibullah Aman – Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

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 – Chief Credit Officer (CCO)

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 coordinator to extend the outreach of the institution in the rural area of Afghanistan.

Kanishka Aien – Chief Operation Officer (COO)

Kanishka Aien has 16 years of experience in banking industry of Afghanistan with expertise in banking operations, Kanishka 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. Kanishka 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.

Neymatullah Mohammadi – Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) 

Neymatullah Mohammadi joined the First Microfinance Bank of Afghanistan as Chief Human Resources Officer on April 1, 2023. Mohammadi has over one decade of experience in human resources, marketing, communications, and project management; in his last role, he was heading the Human Resources department of the French Medical Institute for Mothers and Children (FMIC) as Human Resources Manager. Mohammadi is a certified Human Resources Professional (SHRM-CP). He has obtained his master’s degree in business administration and a Bachelor of Arts in social science. Likewise, he has also attended many short-term and long-term leadership and management training.