A senior business executive with 20+ years of background and leadership experience in the financial technology services industry. Proven experience of leading strategic and innovative business propositions, product development, driving organizational growth & profitability and managing high scale payments, cards and digital banking business. Strong expertise in managing organizational change, strategic partnerships, business development and implementation of multi-institutional technology led financial business models.
Adept at working across cultures and multi-institutional environment, well placed with a strong appreciation and understanding of financial technology systems, operations and marketing, and its application to achieving leading commercial and business outcome. Demonstrated ability to instill a common vision and manage large dynamic teams.
Ashfaq joined MNET Services (Pvt.) Limited, Pakistan as a Business Head in 2008, the pioneer digital payment system in Pakistan and the first Payment System Operator/Payment System Provider approved by the State Bank of Pakistan. He played a leading and an instrumental role in the establishment of Inter Bank connectivity and subsequent launch of Inter Bank Fund transfer in Pakistan, duly recognized by the Government of Pakistan and Awarded him “Who is who” professional award. He also received “Brand Scientist Award” from Ministry of Commerce, Pakistan and several other recognitions from private and public sectors.
He is a highly seasoned business leader with a strong track record of strategic thinking, hands-on execution and building strong business alliances who collaborate to improve the customer experience across the globe.