Management Team

Mr. Farid Ahmed Khan , Chief Executive Officer

Farid Ahmed Khan, CFA has been involved with capital markets for over 22 years and has a broad-based, global experience with bulge bracket firms in Fund Management, Investment Banking, Investment Research and Sales, Business Development & Project Finance. Before joining HBL, Farid served as CEO of ABL AMC for over six years and was the founding CEO of MCB Asset Management. Prior to that, he worked for MCB Bank as Head of Investment Banking Group. Farid has extensive experience outside Pakistan, having worked at Credit Suisse, Morgan Stanley, ING Barings Securities and CLSA Emerging Markets in Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, London and Istanbul in a variety of senior positions. Farid also serves on the boards of NADRA Authority, FINCA Microfinance Bank and is also a member of Corporate Leaders Advisory Board of IBA, Karachi. He has previously served two terms as elected Director of CFA Society Pakistan. Farid holds an MBA in Finance from Institute of Business Administration, Karachi and got his CFA qualification in 1998. He is a regular speaker at business forums and contributes to various national and international publications.

Mr. Muhammad Imran, Chief Investment Officer

Mr. Noman Qurban, Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary

Mr. Noman Qurban is a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountant of Pakistan (ICAP). He has been working with the Company for the last five years. Prior to joining HBL Asset Management, he was working with a large brokerage house, looking after the Financial Reporting and Budgeting & Planning functions of the Company. He completed his training with A.F.Ferguson & Co Chartered Accountants; a member firm of Pricewaterhouse Coopers. During his association with PwC he worked in the Assurance and Business Advisory Services of the firm performing audits of several Companies in various sectors including, mutual funds, banks, DFIs, oil and gas, steel, textile companies of Pakistan.

Mr. Asher Matloob, Head of Internal Audit

Mr. Arshad Hussain, Head of Retail Sales

Mr. Mohammad Amir Khan, Head of Research

Mr. Amir Khan holds an MBA degree from Adamson University, Manila; Philippines. He has a rich and diversified experience history of over 12 years in treasury, investments and finance. Mr. Khan started his career with the prestigious Hub Power Company Limited in 1993 as trainee officer. In 1996 he joined the treasury department at Al Faysal Investment Bank Limited (now Faysal Bank Limited), and has been part of the financial sector ever since. He then joined Saudi Pak Leasing Company as the Chief Dealer Treasury. During his tenure at Saudi Pak Leasing he got exposure to money market, PIBs, Corporate Bonds, Reverse Repo, Clean Placements, COIs, COT transactions & Equity Investments. Prior to joining HBL Asset Management Limited he was serving as Senior Vice President and head of Fixed Income Sales at Invisor Securities (Pvt.) Limited, a corporate brokerage house licensed by Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan. 

Mr. Tauqir Shamshad, Head of Fixed Income

Tauqir Shamshad has over 18 years of diversified work experience. He worked for 11 years in the field of treasury and over 5 years in Asset Management. During this tenor, he played an instrumental role in the formation, floatation and management of Income Fund, Shariah Compliant Asset Allocation Fund and Equity Asset Allocation Fund. Before joining PICIC AMC he was working as Senior Vice President for Dawood Capital Management Ltd, a company initially sponsored by Asian Development Bank, Manila and First Dawood Group.

Tauqir holds Master’s degree in Business Administration, Commerce and PGD in Islamic Banking and Finance from Karachi University.

Mr. Faisal Huq , Head of Corporate Sales

Mr. Faisal Huq holds a MBA degree with specialization in Accounting and Finance from the University of Leeds, UK. Prior to coming on board with HBL Asset Management, he was working as Vice President, Private Banking, Barclays Bank, Singapore. He possesses an extensive experience of engaging with Institutional and High Net Worth clients. He has also worked as Associate Director & Country Head Sales at BMA Asset Management, where he managed country wide sales team and played a vital role in establishing BMA as a strong brand in the domestic asset management industry. He has been associated with Standard Chartered Bank, Priority Banking as Senior Wealth Manager, where he excelled having strong team and leadership skills combined with a strong analytical aptitude.

 

Mr. Shahnawaz Tariq, Head of Sales – Islamic

Mr. Shahnawaz Tariq has more than 12 years of work experience with a cross functional background in Sales, Marketing, Business Development & Operational Strategies, four of which were spent precisely in the field of Corporate & Retail Sales. Mr. Tariq holds an Executive MBA degree in marketing and he has also qualified the “ICM Mutual Fund Distributors Certification". Prior to joining HBL Asset Management limited, he was working as Strategic Head-Countywide Retail Sales at NBP Fullerton Asset Management Ltd. He has also been associated with prestigious organizations like UBL Fund Managers Limited as Regional Head - South Retail & HNW Investments, BMA Financial Services Limited as a Director Financial Products Distribution and Atlas Asset Management Limited.

Mr. Sohail Anjum, Head of Operations