Mr. Mansur-Ur-Rehman Khan has been appointed as Banking Ombudsman by the President of Pakistan. Previously he was serving as Deputy Governor, State Bank of Pakistan supervising the Corporate Services & Research Clusters of the Bank comprising of Human Resources, Business Support Services, Information Systems & Technology, Finance, Payment Systems, Training & Development, Treasury Operations, Museum & Art Gallery Departments and Economic Advisor’s Office.
He has over 40 years experience in different positions in the State Bank. Prior to his appointment as Deputy Governor he was Executive Director (Banking) and supervised the work of Banking Policy, Banking Inspection, and Banking Supervision Departments.
His responsibilities included, inter-alia, formulation of Prudential Regulations on Know-Your Customers and other areas of Anti Money Laundering, setting up of Financial Monitoring Unit for collection, analysis and processing of Suspicious Transaction Reports (STRs) coordination with investigation agencies, liaising with APG Sectt. and other international groups on AML, and coordination with banks on AML related issues and dealing with complaints of individuals against banks prior to creation of Office of Banking Ombudsman. Besides he served as Director on the Board of House Building Finance Corporation, Small Business Finance Corporation, Pak-Kuwait Investment Company, Member, Institute of Cost & Management Accountants of Pakistan (ICMAP) Council, Member, Policy Board of Securities & Exchange Commission of Pakistan, Member on the Board of Pakistan Security Printing Corporation and Member on the Board of Trade Development Authority of Pakistan.
He has acted as Chairman of the Committee for developing Model Contracts for Islamic modes of financing in the country. He also served as Secretary to Banking Laws Review Commission.
His overseas assignments include Member, Technical Committee of Islamic Financial Services Board, Chairman Supervisory Review Process Working Group and Deputy Chairman of the Risk Management Working Group of the Islamic Financial Services Board, Malaysia and Member, SAARC Payments Council. He has attended various Conferences/Meetings/Courses and presented papers at different national and international levels.