KARACHI : Saeed Ahmad assumed the charge of the office of Deputy Governor (DG), State Bank of Pakistan on Tuesday.  The govt had notified his appointment as DG, SBP on January 20, 2014 for a period of three years.  Saeed brings 45 years of commercial & investment banking experience to his new assignment. Prior to joining SBP, he was serving as MD of a Care Home Group in England since July 1995. Saeed started his career with Prudential Corporation, London as Actuarial Trainee in Dec, 1969, qualified as a fellow of Institute of Actuaries, London in October, 1974 while his last position was as Deputy Manager.

He was also attached with Chase Manhattan Bank/ SIBC Riyadh as Assistant Manager from January 1980 to December, 1981.

Saeed has extensive knowledge of credit analysis, investment and evaluation of assets and structuring of facilities. Well conversant with Islamic modes of finance, he has extensive experience of treasury services.