Islamuddin Zadran has been working as a Chief Compliance Officer at Pashtany Bank. He holds MBA from the Faculty of Business and Society, University of South Wales in Cardiff, United Kingdom. He completed his undergraduate studies in Business Administration from the Institute of Business and Management Sciences in Pakistan, Diploma in Information Technology from the Brains Post Graduate College in Pakistan. Mr. Zadran was announced as a 6th top graduate and completed his masters with distinction from the UoSW, UK.He is a senior banker and contributed in the Afghan banking industry in the areas of compliance, AML/CFT and internal control. He is having more than 10 years of progressive experience with local banks and international organizations in Afghanistan. Mr Zadran holds a certification in Anti-Money & Financing Crime Deterrence, Risk, Corporate governance, Banking and Management. Prior to joining Pashtany Bank, he worked with the Aga Khan Development Network for the Microfinance Agency – Afghanistan as a Head of Compliance. Mr. Zadran has worked with Bank e Millie Afghan (BMA) as General Manager of Investment and Chief Compliance Officer. With Arian Bank, he worked as a Head of Compliance, worked with National Bank of Pakistan as well. He participated in national and international seminars, meetings, events and platforms and well represented Pashtany Bank.
Compliance Department is functioning independently under the article 57 banking law of Afghanistan and is reporting to the Board of Supervisors of the bank. Compliance Department at Pashtany bank is jointly working with the management to identify and manage regulatory risk. Compliance Department perform its duties in order to ensure the routine monitoring of compliance with the banking laws of the Afghanistan, Anti-Money Laundering (AML) & Combating the Financing of Terrorism (CFT) laws and regulations, international standards, requirements by correspondent banks, corporate governance rules, codes and policies applicable to the bank in detecting and preventing wrongdoing.Compliance team works towards designing and implementing solutions to address any legal and reputational risks. Pashtany Bank Compliance function is equipped with the smart technologies, Thomson Reuters Acquity software, Financial Crime Compliance Management Solution (FCCM) and has multiple potential applications in the context of compliance. These technological tools offer a route to significant efficiency gains and can help Pashtany Bank compliance function work more effectively.The only goal of compliance department is to enhance the compliance culture, ensure compliance of the regulatory requirement, instructions, and to reduce the non-compliance matters in the Bank’s day to day operations.