Irfan Siddiqui is the founding President & CEO of Meezan Bank Ltd. He initiated the formation of Al-Meezan Investment Bank in 1997, which was converted into a full fledged scheduled Islamic Commercial Bank in May 2002. This was the first ever license to be given for Islamic Commercial Banking in Pakistan. Meezan Bank is now the largest Islamic Commercial Bank in Pakistan with 310 branches spread across 90 cities. Siddiqui is a Chartered Accountant from England & Wales and has extensive financial sector experience with Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, Abu Dhabi Investment Company, Kuwait Investment Authority and Pakistan Kuwait Investment Company. Mr. Siddiqui is a Director of Pak Kuwait Takaful Co. Ltd and member of the Managing Committee of Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce & Industries (OICCI), Karachi.