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7 Questions with Muhammad Imran Usmani

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7 Questions with Muhammad Imran Usmani

Name: Muhammad Imran Usmani

Current title: CEO

Current organisation: Usmani & Co

It’s consultancy company especially for Islamic banking and financial Institutions

7 Questions with Muhammad Imran Usmani


1. What have you found most challenging as a board member?

To keep all in one direction and spirit

2. How did you become a board member? Can you please briefly tell the story?

I have been selected as Advisor after doing PhD, then promoted as board member

3. How do you structure your work days from waking up to going to sleep?

I check emails and messages first and then start coordinate personally or through my staff on different tasks

4. What's the most recent significant leadership lesson you've learned?

To motivate with a vision

5. What are some of the keys to doing governance well in a organisation?

Take care of your staff and giving value to them

6. How do you differentiate between the role of board member and the roles of CEO or executive team member of a organisation?

CEO should be visionary leader then all staff becomes his followers automatically by his coaching and leadership skills

7. What is one meaningful story that comes to mind from your time as a board member so far?

I learnt from my CEO how to run an organization all the times and it’s full career story

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