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Muhammad Faraz Haider

Muhammad Faraz Haider

Muhammad Faraz Haider is an accomplished professional with extensive experience in compliance, risk management, and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) across multiple financial institutions. His career spans over 25 years, with significant contributions in Pakistan and the UK.

Faraz Haider started his career from State Bank of Pakistan and went on to hold several key roles, in the banking sector, including Chief Compliance Officer at National Bank of Pakistan and Country Head of Operational Risk at Standard Chartered Bank.

His transition to UK, where he is currently based, started in 2018, when he joined the Board of United National Bank, UK as Non-Executive Director. He subsequently worked in UBLUK as Executive Director and Chief Risk Officer (SMF 3 and SMF 4), leading business transformation and critical projects. Faraz also worked with ITI Capital, a primer brokerage firm based in London, active in emerging markets and geographies.

Currently, as the Head of Compliance/Risk Controller at Premier Forex Ltd., UK, one of the leading B2B Payment Institution authorised by FCA, Mr. Haider manages the Compliance, AML and Risk framework, aligning it with international standards.

Mr. Haider’s qualifications include prestigious certifications like CFA, FRM, CIA, CAMS, CFE, and an MBA from the Institute of Business Administration, Karachi. He has also contributed as a trainer and speaker at international conferences, emphasizing his commitment to knowledge sharing in his field.

Muhammad Faraz Haider

Muhammad Faraz Haider

Independent Director