Faizan Ahmed is working as Chief Financial Officer at Bakhtar Bank Afghanistan. He is Chartered Islamic Financial Professional (CIFP), Certified Islamic Professional Accountant (CIPA – AAOIFI) and Post Graduate Diploma in Islamic Banking and Finance from Center for Islamic Economics (A Division of Dar-Ul-Uloom, Karachi). He has overall experience of more than 15 years including the experience of working with leading bank of Pakistan HBL as Head Product Development and Leading Islamic commercial bank – AlBaraka Islamic Bank [Member of AlBaraka Banking Group – Bahrain] and Ernst & Young. He is a member of the committee formed by Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) responsible for development of Accounting Standards of Interest free modes of finance. He has been key speaker for various Conferences, Seminars on various forums locally and internationally and also contributed articles to various professional journals, particularly on the topics related to Islamic finance.