Financial Sector Development Expert


Jannullah Zahir serves at ACE as Financial Sector Development Expert. With around twelve years of banking experience in the Central Bank of Afghanistan (Da Afghanistan Bank) and other commercial banks, as Senior Auditor and Finance Manager, Jannullah has an in-depth background in economics and political science.


His expertise includes internal and external audits, internal controls, banking and finance, IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards), banking financial reporting standards, advanced accounting at AIBF (Afghanistan Institute of Banking and Finance) and leadership programs at AUAF (American University of Afghanistan).


He is currently a member of the Board of supervisors and Chair of the Audit Committee of Pashtany Bank (PB) since 2019. Jannullah has participated in various international seminars including the South Asian Economic Meet in Lahore-Pakistan, the Finance and Banking Conference in Hyderabad-India and the Internal Audit at the Central Bank of Turkey, Ankara.


Jannullah holds an M.A degree in Economics from Osmania University-India, a B.A in Political Science and Public Administration from American University of Afghanistan (AUAF), a B.A in Economics from the Kabul University and is a certified expert in financial inclusion from the Frankfurt School of Business & Finance in Germany.