MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE

MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE


Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Ghazanfar-ul-Islam

Mr. Ghazanfar-ul-Islam

Mr. Ghazanfar is a Fellow member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan. He has over Twenty years of professional experience of financial and strategic management with over ten years at the key management positions. He has extensive experience in Islamic finance and has played a key role in significant Shariah compliant financial arrangements.

Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Mohammad Asif Haque

Mr. Mohammad Asif Haque

Mr. Mohammad Asif Haque holds an MBA degree in Information Systems & E-Commerce from Georgia State University USA. He started his career as an Oracle Financials Consultant after graduating from the Institute of Business Administration Karachi (Class of 1998). He is one of the pioneer of takaful and has been associated with DFTL since 2008 . He has held various key positions at DFTL during this period.


Head of Retail Distribution & Marketing
Mr. Syed Nasir Ali Rizvi

Mr. Syed Nasir Ali Rizvi

Mr. Syed Nasir Ali Rizvi having a 19 Years of professional experience in Sales & Marketing with very well-known Insurance/Takaful & financial services like Jubilee Life Insurance, Pak Qatar Takaful Limited etc. He is a keen negotiator and has been instrumental in signing profitable arrangements with stakeholders, with a win-win scenario. Under his supervision, sales force achieved different milestones with full of energy, confidence and with a can-do attitude and break local industry record in terms of business volume with excellence and quality many times. He has completed his graduation in Commerce from University of Punjab and holds the Fellowship title of Life Office Management by LOMA, USA.

Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Muhammad Rizwan Saleem

Mr. Muhammad Rizwan Saleem

Mr. Muhammad Rizwan Saleem is an associate member of Institute of Cost and Management Accountant of Pakistan and Pakistan Institute of Public Finance Accountant (PIPFA), further qualification includes CA intermediate from ICAP and MA- Economics from Karachi University. He has over 14 years of professional experience in accounts and finance, Joined Dawood Family Takaful Limited in June 2008 and served more than ten years in accounts and finance department. Prior to joining DFTL, He has completed his four year training with Deloitte Yousuf Adil Chartered Accountants. During his association with Deloitte he worked in the Audit and Assurance department of the firm and performing external audits and assignments of various Financial Institutions.

Head of Bancatakaful
Mr. Muhammad Maooz Ansari

Mr. Muhammad Maooz Ansari

Muhammad Maooz Ansari is an MBA. He has an experience of 16 years in the banking and insurance industry. He has been associated with very well reputed organizations such as Standard Chartered Bank, Faisal Bank, Silkbank and EFU. He has been working with DFTL since the past 3 years. He is very ambitious, progressive and enthusiastic. His aim is to make DFTL one of the top takaful companies of Pakistan.

Head of Group Marketing
Mr. Farrukh Naseem Ansari

Mr. Farrukh Naseem Ansari

Mr. Farrukh Naseem Ansari is an MBA – Marketing with 23 years’ experience of life insurance industry, started career as sales person from efu life, in very short time moved in the corridors of Sales Management, won top level awards at different designations from sales person to Senior Branch Manager, choose to share his knowledge and experience and started conducting specialized training programs for sales persons and managers at regional level , specialties are team management , providing out of box solutions, product innovations. In his last assignment as regional head corporate sales-south at adamjee life remained top regional manager throughout association.

Head of Actuarial Functions
Mr. Salman Khawaja

Mr. Salman Khawaja

Mr. Salman Khawaja is an Associate of Society of Actuaries, USA and a member of Pakistan Society of Actuaries. He has 7 years’ experience of life insurance business and has extensive knowledge of product development and pricing.

AVP Information Technology
Mr. Noman Ali

Mr. Noman Ali

Mr. Noman Ali is amongst the I.T. pioneers in Takaful industry with over 12 years experience of core Information Technology Industry, 9 Years in Takaful Industry and 3 Years in Software development sector. He is currently performing a senior level role in I.T. Department. He holds a Master’s Degree in Computer Science and OCP (Oracle Certified Professional).

Head Of Training & Development
Mr. Tasawar Ali

Mr. Tasawar Ali

He is a lecturer & trainer by profession since 1999. His diverse teaching exposure began from Academic teaching of students at Intermediate and Undergraduate levels. He provided Corporate Training to companies like UBL, SSGC, and PIA in business communication skills. He has also taught a wider array of topics related with Islamic Financial Concepts, Marketing Activity for Takaful Consultants with different Takaful firms. He has authored several books and professional manuals related to academic and corporate studies.

Company Secretary & Head of Compliance
Mr. Naveed Ahmed

Mr. Naveed Ahmed

Mr. Naveed Ahmed has Masters Degree in Finance and Economics.He is also a Law graduate (LLB). He has over 10 years of professional experience with Financial Institutions major in Legal, Compliance and Corporate Affairs. He has been associated with well reputed Organizations like Central Depository Company of Pakistan and First Dawood Investment Bank Ltd.

Assistant Vice President Operations
Mr. Tanveer Kolachi

Tanveer Kolachi

Tanveer Kolachi serves as Assistant Vice President-Underwriting since 2010.He has over 10 years of experience in Life Operations (including Underwriting, Claims, Reinsurance and Client Services) He is MBA (Finance) and Associate of Life Management Institute (ALMI).

Assistant Vice President Group Operations
Mr. Kashif Fareed Khan

Mr. Kashif Khan

Mr. Kashif Farid amongst the pioneers of DFTL, have over 17 years of experience with leading Life Insurance Company. He start his career with State Life Insurance Corporation initially in 1996 and served eleven years in Corporate Insurance. He joined Dawood Family Takaful in June 2008. During his seventeen years in Insurance/Takaful, he has held senior level roles in Group Operations & Claims as well as the Risk Management Area. He holds a Master’s in Business Administration from Hamdard University, and a Certified Life Management Institute (FLMI) Level-I .

Head of Administration
Mr. Muhammad Khalid

Mr. Muhammad Khalid

Mr. Muhammad Khalid is an MBA. He has over thirteen years experience of organization administration and corporate advertisement and branding. He has been associated with well reputed organizations like 3M and BRR Guardian Modaraba.

Manager Human Resources
Mr. Jawwad Ul Islam

Mr. Jawwad Ul Islam

Mr. Jawwad is working as a Manager-Human Resources. He is currently managing the Human Resources activities, being a HR strategist, generalist, and practitioner for almost eight years. His association with the whole organization providing most efficient and productive support in terms of Recruitment and Selection, Compensation and Benefits, Health Takaful and performance appraisal etc. has been appreciated by all the members of DFTL.

VP Operations
Shahana Shaikh

Shahana Shaikh

Mrs. Shahana Shaikh is amongst the pioneers of DFTL, an MBA (Finance) from Quaid e Azam University Islamabad, having 25+ years of diversified job experience in Operations, Finance & Underwriting not only in Pakistan but also in Dubai & Malaysia with a proven record of capability, commitment, performance & success. She has worked in Pakistan Government’s leading organizations, service industry, financial sector, conventional life insurance organization & FamilyTakaful Industry. She is a proficient Life Underwriter, seasoned Customer Services & Claim Management professional besides having expertise in Retakaful services & arrangements. She is well versed with Takaful concept of Islamic insurance, & accordingly played result oriented key role in establishing the Operations Department of DFTL since inception.

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