Mr. Agha Sher ShahChairman Read More
Mr. Agha Sher Shah is currently Chairman and Chief Executive of Bandhi Sugar Mills, a greenfield 7000 tons sugar mill which he successfully set up in 2012. He is also Director of Habib Bank Limited, Attock Refinery Limited, Sui Southern Gas Company Limited, Thatta Cement Company Limited, Newport Containers Terminal (Private) Limited and Triton LPG (Private) Limited. He became a Director of HBL Asset Management Limited in December 2017.
Mr. Agha Sher Shah started his career as an investment analyst covering consumer, energy and finance sectors of the S&P 500 in the US equity market. In his investment career of over 25 years he has held senior portfolio management positions in US and Global equities. Prior to his current role, he was Senior Portfolio Manager of a multi-billion dollar portfolio in Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, one of the largest sovereign wealth funds in the world.
He has a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Rice University and holds a Master of Business Administration from Cornell University.
Shabbir Hussain HashmiDirector Read More
Mr. Hashmi has more than 30 years of project finance and private equity experience and served as an Investment Principal of Actis Capital, LLP and Actis LLP.
He has also worked for 8 years with World Bank and USAID specializing in the energy sector. He was employed at Tíona Fund and CDC Group plc. He served at CDC since 1994, transferring to Bangladesh as a Country Manager in 1998, before returning to run the Pakistan office in June 2001.
At CDC, Mr. Hashmi managed a sizeable and diversified portfolio in Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka and has successfully partnered closure of some large infrastructure deals. Mr. Hashmi served as the Chairman of Cyan Limited and served as its Director until April 30, 2014. He currently serves as Independent Director at Dawood Hercules Corporation Limited, Dawood Lawrencepur Limited and Engro Powergen Company Limited. Mr. Hashmi received an M.B.A. from J. F. Kennedy University in 1982 and a B.E. in Communications Engineering from Dawood College of Engineering & Technology, Pakistan.
Farid Ahmed KhanChief Executive Officer Read More
Farid Ahmed Khan, CFA has been involved with capital markets for over 23 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 also 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 board of FINCA Microfinance Bank and as Senior Vice Chairman of MUFAP. He has previously served on the boards of NADRA Authority, CFA Society Pakistan and as a member of Corporate Leaders Advisory Board of IBA, Karachi. 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. Shahid GhaffarDirector Read More
Mr. Shahid Ghaffar has extensive experience of fund management in Pakistan. He has served as Managing Director of NIT, one of the biggest Asset Management Company in the Country. Previously He has been associated with Habib Bank Limited as Head of Investor Relations & Corporate Representation. He has also served as Chief Executive Officer of HBL Asset Management Limited for over six year 2005-2012. He has vast experience of working in capital markets including monitoring of projects, the debt/fixed income portfolio, the equity portfolio and trading desk. Mr. Ghaffar served as the first non-member Managing Director of Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE) for over 2 years during the period 1998-2000 and was instrumental in introducing effective risk management systems at KSE. He has also served as Executive Director / Commissioner (Aug.2000-Nov.2005) at the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan and actively participated in the successful implementation of wide ranging reforms in the capital market. Mr. Ghaffar holds an MBA Degree from Gomal University, D.I.Khan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (formerly NWFP), Pakistan.
Ava A. CowasjeeDirector Read More
Ms. Ava Ardeshir Cowasjee is a prominent person in the shipping industry of Pakistan. She did her schooling at Convent of Jesus and Mary, Karachi, and higher education at Roedean School, England. Thereafter she pursued Management training at Hyde Park Hotel, London, Intercontinental Hotel, Karachi, and got her diploma in Hotel Management from the Ecole Hotelier, Switzerland. She worked as Manager, Manpower Development at Intercontinental Hotel, Karachi, for four years before joining the family business.
Rayomond KotwalDirector Read More
Mr. Rayomond Kotwal is an experienced professional with over 31 years of experience and the last 25 years in financial services. He has worked as Chief Financial Officer with United Bank Limited, NIB Bank Limited, Citibank NA and Citi Cards Canada Inc., and with ICI Pakistan Limited and Standard Microsystems Corporation, NY in a variety of roles. Currently, Mr. Kotwal is the Chief Financial Officer of Habib Bank Limited. Mr. Kotwal holds a Masters in Business Administration (Finance) from the Institute of Business Administration, Karachi, Pakistan, and a BS and MS in Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge Massachusetts (USA). At present Mr. Kotwal is also on the board of First MicroFinance Bank as its Chairman and a member of the Board at Habib Allied Holdings Limited – UK and Pakistan Parkinson’s Society.
Rizwan HaiderDirector Read More
Mr. Rizwan Haider was has been appointed on the Board since April 2013. He is a seasoned banker with over thirty years of diverse banking experience in senior management positions, with local and international banks. He is currently the Chief Risk Officer for Habib Bank Limited (HBL). Mr. Haider also serves on the Boards of Habib Finance International Limited – Hong Kong, Habib Financial Services Limited – Pakistan and Diamond Trust Bank Limited – Kenya. He has previously served as the Regional General Manager – Far East and Africa regions and Head of International and Market Risks at HBL. Prior to joining HBL, Mr. Haider was with Credit Agricole, where he held senior management positions in Corporate and Investment Banking and Risk Management.