Mr. Aftab Ahmed Diwan started his career with Citibank in 1981. During his long stay with the bank, he had varied exposure in different operational and business areas, which also included offshore assignments. Among the areas in which he served locally were Financial Control, Credit and Worldwide Securities Services. In addition to the local assignments he also served Citibank Romaniaas Securities Business Manager looking after both business and operational activities and Citibank United Kingdom as Project Co-coordinator for Securities-related Cash Exception Project.
He left Citibank in May 1999 and joined Central Depository Company as Head of Operations and, since 2004, has been serving as Chief Operating Officer. He has represented CDC at various international forums including the Association of National Numbering Agencies (ANNA) and Asia-Pacific Central Depositories Group (ACG). He has also served as the Chairman of the Consultative Group on Capital Markets, formed by the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan, from May, 2009 to September, 2010.