Governor Amanullah Khan Yasinzai was born on 7 August 1954 in Quetta. He received his Bachelors' and Master's degree from Forman Christian College in Lahore.
Governor Yasinzai has served as a Justice of the Balochistan High Court from 27 January 1997 to 5 August 2009. He served as the Chief Justice of the BHC from 14 September 2005 until his resignation in 2009.
Governor Yasinzai was appointed as the 24th Governor of Balochistan by President of Pakistan Arif Alvi on the advice of Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan on 3 October 2018. He took oath of office on 4 October 2018.