Areas Of Expertise

Prudential Regulation
Technical Assistance
Regional Financial Cooperation
Climate Risk Mitigation
Sustainable Finance Development

Aziz Durrani

Capacity Development Expert

Mr. Durrani has over 20 years of experience in international banking and finance, and in setting, enforcing and providing training on regulatory policies and standards, including climate risk and sustainable finance. At the ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research office (AMRO), he is responsible for the provision of capacity development and technical assistance to ASEAN+3 members.

Mr. Durrani previously worked for five years at the South East Asian Central Banks (SEACEN) Research and Training Centre, providing technical assistance and delivering training programs to 35 Central Banks and Regulatory Authority stakeholders across Asia on issues related to supervision, financial stability, risk management, climate risk and financial market infrastructures.

Before joining SEACEN, Mr. Durrani spent seven years working as a Senior Technical Specialist at the Bank of England / Prudential Regulation Authority, undertaking asset quality and non-performing loan reviews globally and managing the wholesale concurrent stress testing program.

Mr. Durrani began his career in the Strategy, Finance and Economics practice of Andersen Business Consulting in London, and later worked at Standard Chartered Bank, covering the origination, structuring and syndication of loan products across Europe, the Middle East and Africa markets. He also worked at Lloyds Banking Group in Asset and Liability Management and in Leveraged Finance Loan Restructuring and Workout.

Mr. Durrani is a graduate in Economics and Philosophy from the University of Nottingham, UK, and also studied for a Master of Science in Computing for Industry at Imperial College London.