Our People

Mr. Yasir Ashfaq- Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Yasir Ashfaq is working as Chief Executive Officer of Pakistan Microfinance Investment Company (PMIC). He was previously working as Chief Operating Officer of PMIC since August 2016.  Before joining PMIC, he has worked with Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund as Group Head, Financial Services Group in a similar role. Yasir has over 20 years of experience in financial sector of the country and has worked at senior management positions in commercial and investment banks. His areas of expertise include designing policy and strategy, corporate finance, portfolio management, treasury, finance and accounts, development finance, corporate finance, risk management, development of institutions and new financial products and approaches of delivery. He is an associate member of the Institute of Cost & Management Accountants (ICMA) of Pakistan and holds a Master’s Degree in Economics from University of Sydney, Australia.

Mr. Fahad Asad – Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Fahad Asad is a qualified Chartered Accountant (Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan) with more than 10 years of post-qualification experience (15+ years total work experience) with prominent financial institutions in Pakistan and internationally. He joined Pakistan Microfinance Investment Company (PMIC) as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in November 2016.

Fahad has extensive practical experience in the fields of finance, corporate strategy, internal controls and audit, Islamic finance, mergers and acquisition, group structuring (subsidiaries and associates management) and risk management including capital adequacy.

Prior to joining PMIC, he worked at BankIslami Pakistan Limited as Financial Controller and with Bank Alfalah Limited as Head of Financial and Regulatory Reporting. Fahad also served in a senior finance role in the Ireland office of State Street, one of the world’s leading providers of financial services to institutional investors and also in the financial services audit department of KPMG in Dublin, Ireland. He completed his articleship with A.F.Ferguson & Co., Chartered Accountants (member firm of Pricewaterhouse Coopers – PwC) in their Karachi office.

Mr. Hassan Tayyeb Tirmizi – Head of Human Resources

Mr. Hassan Tayyeb Tirmizi, a Human Resource Professional, having over 12 years versatile, diversified and multicultural experience in the field of Human Resource Management, Operations Management, Learning and Organizational Development. He joined Pakistan Microfinance Investment Company (PMIC) as Head of Human Resources in February 2017. He manages Human Resources, Administration, Procurement and IT support functions in the organization.

Before joining Pakistan Microfinance Insurance Company (PMIC), Hassan has worked with Interactive Group of Companies in a similar capacity. Hassan has more than a decade of dynamic exposure, of both Private Sector, Consulting as well as public sector organizations of large scale.

Hassan holds a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) in Human Resource Management and Development from Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad and a Bachelors in Computer Sciences (Hons) in Software Engineering from Air University, Islamabad.