About Us

Board of Directors

Mr. Salim Khan – Chairperson

Mr. Salim Khan currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of OXUS Afghanistan. Previously he worked with FINCA Afghanistan, FINCA Pakistan, The First Microfinance Bank (FMFB) Afghanistan, FMFB Pakistan, AKRSP Pakistan and AKDN Afghanistan.

He has a Master’s Degree in Commerce and Accounting with Distinction. He is an International Certified Expert in Risk Management, SME Lending and Microfinance.

Mr. Ziauddin Haidari – Vice Chair

Mr. Ziauddin Haidari is a banking professional with nearly 14 years of banking experience in various management positions in Treasury and Banking Operations. He has been with The First Microfinance Bank Afghanistan since Oct 2010 and before joining FMFB-Afghanistan he has also worked with FMFB-Pakistan for few years.

Mr. Haidari 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.

Mr. Vahid Najafzada – Board Member 

Mr. Vahid Najafzada has 18 years of working experience in field of microfinance and general banking. In different years he worked as Executive Director and Chief Operation Officer in world’s largest investment groups. Vahid Najafzada holds Master degree in Economics and his B.Sc. degree in field of international management.

Mr. Abdul Rahim Nasry – Board Member 

Nasry currently serve as CEO of Hand in Hand Afghanistan (HIH AF), he has over two and half decades of extensive working experience with government and a number of International NGOs in Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Nasry holds a bachelor’s degree from Peshawar University and an Executive MBA from the Preston Institute of Management Science and Technology from Pakistan.