Who We Are

Mr Adil Ahmad


Mr. Adil Ahmad

Board Member

Mr Adil is the Independent Non-Executive Director of HSBC Amanah. He is the Chairman of Risk Committee and member of the Audit Committee and Nominations and Remuneration Committee of the Bank. Mr Adil is currently a council member of GLG (Gerson Lehrman Group) and an Independent Director of FIDE FORUM.

Mr Adil holds a Masters in Business Administration (Finance & Accounting) and BA in Economics from Cornell University, Ithaca, New York. He has 35 years of international banking experience and began his career in the 1980s at ANZ Grindlays Bank Pakistan. He was the Director and Head of Global Islamic Finance of ANZ Investment Bank in London from 1993 to 1997 and thereafter Executive, Group Strategy of ANZ Banking Group Ltd in Melbourne from 1997 to 2000. He assumed the position as the Chief Executive Officer of ANZ Banking Group Ltd Vietnam from 2000 to 2005.  In 2006, he left the ANZ Banking Group to become CEO of Kuwait International Bank, from where he retired in 2009.

Since retiring to Malaysia, Mr Adil has advised international clients on strategic and financial matters for projects in Vietnam, Malaysia and Pakistan and has provided Islamic and conventional banking training programs for banks and other financial institutions.