Areas Of Expertise

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

Aziz Durrani

Team Lead & Senior TA Specialist, Technical Assistance

Mr. Aziz Durrani has over 22 years of experience in international banking and finance, and in setting, enforcing and advising on regulatory policies and standards to international authorities. At the ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research office (AMRO), Aziz leads the Technical Assistance function, and is responsible for the provision of technical assistance to the Central Banks and Ministries of Finance of the ASEAN+3 members. His work includes advising on climate and nature related risks and on green and sustainable finance policies.

Mr. Durrani previously worked for 5 years at The SEACEN Centre in Kuala Lumpur, providing technical assistance and delivering training programmes to SEACEN’s 35 Central Banks and Regulatory Authority stakeholders across Asia, on issues related to Supervision, Financial Stability, Risk Management and Financial Market Infrastructure and was also the Lead on Sustainable Finance.

Before joining SEACEN, he spent 7 years as a Senior Technical Specialist at the Bank of England, leading the global wholesale banking book Stress Testing programme for all major UK banks and undertaking asset quality and Non-Performing Loan reviews across international banks.

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 EMEA markets. He also worked at Lloyds Banking Group in Asset and Liability Management and in Leveraged Finance Loan Restructuring.

Mr. Durrani is a graduate in Economics and Philosophy from The University of Nottingham, UK, and studied for an M.Sc. in Computing for Industry at Imperial College London.