Mr. Zabih Akbari is currently serving as Chief Risk Officer at Pashtany bank. Following the completion of his bachelor’s degree in the field of economics from Kabul University, Mr. Akbari pursued an MBA degree specializing in management from Kardan University. He also holds distinct recognition as a certified risk analyst from the institute of risk management London UK.
Mr. Akbari has formerly worked as a senior financial analyst in the office of the senior economic advisor to the president of Afghanistan for two years. Having worked at this capacity, Mr. Akbari has developed comprehensive understanding and knowledge of the financial sector in Afghanistan. Mr. Akbari has worked as a member of the Financial Supervision Department (FSD) at Da Afghanistan Bank for three years. During his tenure with Da Afghanistan Bank, Mr. Akbari had to bear the responsibility of monitor and financial supervision of all commercial banks in Afghanistan. A key feature of his experience at this position has been the supervision and evaluation of the implementation of Basel committee standards in all banking institutions in Afghanistan. Thus, Mr. Akbari bears immaculate competency, aptitude and proficiency in the banking sector in Afghanistan.He was appointed as the Chief Risk Officer at Pashtany bank in the year 2016. Since his appointment at Pashtany Bank, Mr. Akbari has been able to successfully implement his immaculate understanding and knowledge of the financial and banking sector in Afghanistan within the scope of his authority at Pashtany bank. His contribution in in operationalizing risk management in the bank and developing foundational structure for Pashtany Bank’s Risk Management Department has been a key factor in implementing the Basel Committee of banking accord in Pashtany Bank.