Syed Ali Sultan
Syed Ali Sultan
Mr. Ali Sultan is a seasoned banker with over 25 years of multi-functional experience in the financial and banking sectors with renowned financial institutions in the Middle-East and Pakistan; offering knowledge across global markets, financial institutions and cross-border risk.
At present, Ali is working for Bank Alfalah Limited as Group Head of Global Treasury and Capital Markets, where he is managing both local and international markets. He is also a member of the Management Committees including MANCOM, Credit Risk Committee, Investment Committee, and Asset & Liability Committee.
Ali Sultan has also served as Chairman of the Board of Directors for Alfalah GHP Investments for 5 years and also on the board of Pakistan Mercantile Exchange (PMEX) as a nominee director on behalf of SECP and listing committee at Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX). Presently, he is serving as a board director for Alfalah GHP Investments.
Prior to joining Bank Alfalah, he served at State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) as a Director of Financial Markets & Foreign Exchange Policy Department and was responsible for implementing the Central Bank’s strategic goal of policy formulation and development of vibrant financial markets.
Prior to SBP, he was MD/Regional Head of Financial Intuitions at BNP Paribas, where he was responsible for managing senior level relationships and offering treasury, trade & FI products to central banks, banks and NFBIs across MENA region. He has also worked with Standard Chartered Bank for over 10 years in various senior roles where he developed and managed global investor sales business for banks & FIs across the Middle East and Pakistan.
Ali Sultan holds a Master’s Degree in Applied Mathematics from University of Karachi and has attended management and leadership courses from INSEAD and has also obtained certification from Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance (PICG).
He has been actively involved in the development of debt capital market in Pakistan and other coverage geographies and actively participates in international professional forums such as IMF/WB annual meetings, IFC and ADB for financial markets projects.