Yasin Anwar

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Yaseen Anwar
17th Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan
In office
October 19, 2011 – January 31, 2014
President Asif Ali Zardari
Mamnoon Hussain
Deputy Kazi Abdul Muktadir
Ashraf Mahmood Wathra
Preceded by Shahid Hafeez Kardar
Succeeded by Ashraf Mahmood Wathra
Deputy Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan
In office
March 29, 2007 – October 18, 2011
President Pervez Musharraf
Succeeded by Kazi Abdul Muktadir
Personal details
Born Yaseen Anwar
(1951-03-31) March 31, 1951 (age 66)
Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Alma mater Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
Aitchison College
Karachi Grammar School

Yaseen Anwar (born March 31, 1951), son of Commodore S.M. Anwar[1] (Pakistan Navy Officer) and Begum Ismat Anwar.[2] He is a Pakistani-American banker and remained Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan till January 31, 2014. He previously also acted as deputy governor and has a 33-year experience in international banking. Anwar holds a dual Pakistan and US citizenship. He is a graduate of the Wharton business school at the University of Pennsylvania.[3][4]