Board of Director

Board of Director of Afghanistan Institute of Banking and Finance is known as highest decision-making and policy-making body of AIBF. Board of Director of AIBF is composed of four members. Board of Director of AIBF sets a meeting once each three months or more frequently when needed.

H.E Khalil Sediq Chairman and Governor of Da Afghanistan Bank

H.E Khalil Sediq attained vote of confidence on 8 July 2015 from Wolesi Jirga as Governor of Da Afghanistan Bank. Mr. Khalil Sediq has completed his primary school in Chahar Asyab district, Kabul and secondary education in Habibia High school. After completion of high school, he joined Economics faculty of Kabul University and obtained his bachelor degree in macroeconomic in 1970. Following his graduation from university, he started to work as an employee in Da Afghanistan Bank and served in different sections of Da Afghanistan Bank. In 1980, Mr. Sediq has worked as director general of foreign trade department and then appointed as director general of research department in 1981. He has headed the money and credit committee of central bank for nearly five years alongside other duties.
Mr. Sediq has worked closely with IMF advisors in Research department between 1971 and 1981. In 1982, he was appointed as first deputy of Da Afghanistan Bank based on presidential decree and served for 4 consecutive years in this position. In this period, he has actively participated in the IMF and World Bank meetings. From 1986 to 1989, he has worked as advisor to Governor of Da Afghanistan Bank.
In 1991, as per presidential decree, Mr. Sediq was appointed as the Governor of Da Afghanistan Bank, but due to the insecurity and worsening situation in Afghanistan, he moved to the United States of America where he worked in SunTrust Bank of Silver Spring state of Maryland from 2001 to 2006. As per the request of shareholders of Afghanistan International Bank (AIB), Mr. Sediq took the responsibility of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in this bank and remained at this position until 2015. He has also served as Chairman of Afghanistan Bank’s Association (ABA) for more than two years.
Mr. Sediq has served as board member of Harakat (Afghanistan Investment Climate Facility) from 2009 to May 2015, board member of American Chamber of Commerce in Afghanistan from 2013 to 2014 and board member of AIBF (Afghanistan Institute of Banking and Finance) from 2011 to 2014, and played a significant role in leading these agencies.
Mr. Sediq had active participation in a regional seminar on Importing, providing and supplying policies for least developed countries of ESCAP zone held by GATTITC/UNCTAD in Kathmandu, Nepal. He has also followed financial analysis and policy training in the IMF institute in Washington DC in 1979.
Mr. Khalil Sediq, a well-experienced and qualified banker with 30 years of work experience in different positions of the banking sector inside and outside Afghanistan, was appointed as Governor of Da Afghanistan Bank after attaining vote of confidence from the Parliament (Wolesi Jirga) and was officially introduced by His Excellency Mohammad Ashraf Ghani President of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to his post in 13th July 2015.

Members of BOD

H.E Wahidullah Nosher First Deputy Governor Da Afghanistan Bank

H.E Wahidullah Nosher serves as first deputy governor of Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB) Mr. Nosher is a crea􀆟ve, proper and professional person who has obtained higher educa􀆟on degrees from recognized universi􀆟es abroad and has enough experience in Banking, Finance and Economics.

Mr. Ahmad Javid Wafa, Chairman of ABA

Mr. Ahmad Javed Wafa is CEO of BMA and chairman of ABA, Mr. Wafa is a professional economist and banker who has previously worked as, Director Economic and Strategic Planning at the Administrative Office of the President, Executive Director at Afghanistan Banks Association, Chief Risk Officer at Bank-e-Millie Afghan (BMA).

Member - Mr. Bahram Barzin, Managing Director of MISFA

Mr. Bahram Barzin is the managing director of MISFA. Mr. Barzin has over 15 years of program management experience, primarily in the fields of monitoring and evaluation, communica􀆟on, grant and contract management, project reporting, and donor/government coordination.

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