Dr. Izhar Hussain (Chairman of IFMP)
Izhar Hussain works for the Center for Executive Education, Institute of Business Administration (IBA). Before the current engagement, he spent more than 25
senior management positions in various MNCs, including Abbott, where he was the Director Business Excellence and Development and had a regional role
for Business Excellence as well. His region consisted of Korea, Indonesia, India, Pakistan, Gulf/ Levant, Saudi Arabia and Egypt. Before joining Abbott, he also coordinated
WHO-UNICEF projects in the Eastern Mediterranean Region.
His experience encompasses marketing & sales, business development, performance excellence management, supply chain management and business excellence.
He holds PhD and MBA in Marketing. He is Certified Auditor for ISO 9000 & Certified Six Sigma Black Belt. He has been imparting training within and outside Pakistan.
He taught in various business and pharmacy schools for last 25 years. He also helped various institutions in curriculum development, and acquiring collaboration with
various academic institutions and world recognized professional bodies. He also worked as a Corporate Representative in the Accreditation Inspection Committee (AIC)
of the National Business Education Accreditation Council (NBEAC), the Higher Education Commission (HEC). He serves at boards of studies of various academic institutions.
He holds memberships of various international professional bodies such Academy of Human Resource Development (AHRD-USA), American Society of Quality (ASQ),
& International Society of Pharmacoecomonics & Outcome Research (ISPOR-USA). He is a member Marketing Association of Pakistan and Management Association of
Pakistan, and on the editorial board of Journal of Strategy and Performance Management. He also served as an expert for the National Testing Service’s Medical
Representatives’ Certification. He published research papers and wrote articles on topics of common interest in local newspapers, magazines and periodicals.Mr. Muhammad Ali Khan (Chief Executive Officer)
Muhammad Ali Khan holds a Masters of Business Administration (Finance) degree from Durham University Business School United Kingdom and a Master of Business
Administration (MIS) degree from Institute of Business Administration (IBA) Karachi, Pakistan. Additionally, he is also a Law Graduate of University of Karachi, Pakistan.
Muhammad Ali Khan has more than 10 years of experience in Capital Markets, Research & Policy Development and Corporate Banking. He has worked with World Bank
and Asian Development Bank (ADB) on several policy and development related assignments mainly focusing on Capital Markets and Insurance industry reforms.
Prior to joining IFMP as a Chief Executive Officer, he was working with AL Habib Capital Markets Pvt. Ltd. mainly focussing equity research and business strategy.Dr. Zeeshan Ahmed
Dr. Zeeshan Ahmed is an Associate Professor at KSBL. Prior to joining KSBL he was heading the undergraduate program in Accounting and Finance at Suleman Dawood School of Business,
Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). Dr. Zeeshan has over ten years of diverse experience including training, research and consultancy experience. After completing his MBA
from IBA Karachi, he worked as a management consultant with Ferguson Associates, an affiliate firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers. He completed his Ph.D. from Mississippi State University,
US in the discipline of Finance. Professionally, he is a CFA and has also passed all CPA examinations – the two most respected professional qualifications in Finance and Accounting
His decade-long experience as an academician comprises of teaching and training using a variety of pedagogical techniques (including case method) at top business schools in Pakistan.
He has also been influential in shaping the curriculum for business education at these schools. There are several areas in which Dr. Zeeshan has designed and conducted executive training
workshops. Some notable mentions are Finance for Non-Financial Managers, Corporate Financial Management, Management Development Program, Understanding Corporate Financial
Statements, Islamic Finance, and Accounting for ExecutivesMr. Ashraf Bava, CFA
Mr. Ashraf Bava, CFA is the Chief Executive of Nael Capital (Private) Limited, a corporate member of Pakistan Stock Exchange (formerly Karachi Stock Exchange). Mr. Bava's association
with Pakistan's capital markets dates back to 1995 and has over 20 years of experience. He joined Indosuez WI Carr Securities (Pvt) Limited now Elixir Securities Pakistan (Private) Limited in
August 1999 and worked there as Senior salesperson, Head of Sales before being elevated as the Chief Executive of the company in October 2005. He served in that capacity until February
2008, thereafter, founded Nael Capital to pursue his own business in equity markets. Mr. Bava has done his BBA (Hons) and MBA with majors in marketing from Institute of Business
Administration, Karachi in 1994; he is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) from CFA Institute, USA. Mr. Bava has served on the board of Karachi Stock Exchange Guarantee (Ltd.)
and National Clearing Company of Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd in the year 2011. As part of his volunteer work he is also the President of the CFA Society of Pakistan since October 2013. He has been
volunteering for the CFA Society Pakistan since its inception in 2002 and has held various office positions and committee chairs of the society over the years.Mr. Ejaz Ali Shah
Mr. Ejaz Ali Shah is the Managing Director of Pakistan Mercantile Exchange Limited. He has over two decades of diversified experience in domestic and international markets.
Previously, he served for 16 years as General Manager - Head of Marketing & Customer Support Services at Central Depository Company of Pakistan Limited (CDCPL) where he played a vital
role in developing, positioning and nurturing CDC as a diversified service provider. As a part of CDC’s founding team, he also played an instrumental role in developing CDC’s brand value
and recognition as one of Pakistan’s most established financial institutions. Prior to joining CDC, Mr. Shah has served as a Systems / Programmer Analyst in Cordoba Corporation, Los Angeles
from November 1989 to January 1992. Later he worked with the Management Automation Group as a Project Manager from January 1992 to February 1994 and in Fidelity Investment Bank
Limited as Manager, Money & Capital Markets, from February 1994 to March 1997.
Mr. Shah obtained Bachelor of Business Administration (MIS) from the University of Oklahoma, USA in 1989. He also served as the National Chair for International Public Relations Association
(IPRA) in Pakistan for the years 2010-11.Mr. Imran Zafar
Mr. Imran Zafar is the Head of Merchant Banking Group at Bank Alfalah Ltd. Imran is a seasoned professional having over 15 years of experience in the field of investment banking,
capital markets, strategy, & principal investing in Pakistan and the UK. Prior to joining Bank Alfalah, he was associated with Dhabi Group, MCB Bnak, Elixir Securities and Dresdner Kleinwort
Wasserstein. Imran holds a Master degree in Economics from University of London.Mr. Hasanali Abdullah
Mr. Hasanali Abdullah qualified as Chartered Accountant in 1973 and is also a “Certified Director” from Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance. Mr. Hasanali has been
associated with EFU General Insurance Ltd since 1979 and was appointed as Managing Director & Chief Executive of EFU General Insurance Ltd. in July 2011.He is also the Director of two
other companies of EFU Group i.e. Allianz EFU Health Insurance Ltd. and EFU Services (Private) Ltd.
He is Director of Tourism Promotion Services (Pakistan) Ltd. (owners of Serena Hotels in Pakistan), Honorary Treasurer of Aga Khan Hospital & Medical College Foundation, Member of
National Committee of Pakistan of Aga Khan University Foundation, Geneva and Chairman of Pakistan Insurance Institute.
He has served on the Boards, Council and Committees of various Aga Khan Development Network institutions from 1976 to 2002. He has been Director of Pakistan Institute of Corporate
Governance in 2011, Chairman of Insurance Association of Pakistan for the year 2008 and 2010-11, Executive Committee Member of Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce
& Industries for 2011 and Vice-Chairman of Pakistan Insurance Institute.Dr. Muhammad Mohsin Khan
Dr. Muhammad Mohsin Khan is the Director of Institute of Management Sciences (IM-Sciences) Peshawar. His educational qualifications include a Doctorate in Business Administration
from San Diego, California, USA, in 1986. After returning to Pakistan he joined a development financial institution in Islamabad and worked for the promotion of business and industry in
the less developed areas of Pakistan. Thereafter, he joined the founding team that established the Bank of Khyber in 1992. A challenging job was to enhance the access to credit for the people
of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in particular and the country in general. As an Executive Vice President his main areas of responsibilities were banking operations, project financing, and training and
research. In 2004, he left the banking sector and conducted research and consultancy assignments in Pakistan and Afghanistan for multinational organizations
Dr. Muhammad Mohsin Khan joined the Institute of Management Sciences, Peshawar in March 2005 as the Joint Director (Academics). He worked with his team members for introducing
new academic programs, developing need based scholarship programs and enhancing the quality of the programs and facilities. In February, 2013, he was appointed as the Director
of the Institute of Management Sciences. His focused areas include fostering linkages with industry and improving the employability skills of the students; honing their skills for working in a
knowledge economy, and conducting research that has an impact value for industry and the society.
He has attended various seminars, symposiums and conferences, both nationally and abroad during his academic and professional career spanning over 27 years. His academic
interests are in strategy development, financial services and entrepreneurship.Mr. Saad Khan Al-Marwat
Mr. Saad Khan Al-Marwat is an Assistant Professor at NUST Business School, faculty of Finance & Investment from 2013. Prior to joining NUST he was in Duke Street Capital London.
He completed private equity research focused on identifying potential UK-based acquisition targets within sub-sectors of the Oil & Gas industry. Prepared investment report based on market
analysis, industrial analysis, market mapping and company analysis of over 140 companies to select defendable and scalable platforms for investment. He completed his MBA (on merit) from
Cass Business School, London in 2012. He was also Teaching Assistant for Mergers and Acquisitions Module for Cass Executive Education. Completed his Bachelors in Economics, Accounting,
Law in 1994 (Presidential Scholarship). His decade-long experience as an academician comprises of teaching and training using a variety of pedagogical techniques (including case method) at
top business schools in Pakistan. He is also an IFC certified trainer at PICG. He has also been influential in shaping the curriculum for business education at different schools. There are several
areas in which Dr. Marwat has designed and conducted training workshops. Some notable mentions are Understanding Corporate Financial Statements, Islamic Finance, and Accounting
for Executives.Mr. Badiuddin Akber, Director
Mr. Badiuddin Akber was previously serving as the Chief Compliance and Risk Officer at CDC since June 2015 before being elevated to the position of Chief Executive Officer on
January 01, 2019. He was also the nominated Chairman of the Oversight Committee formed by the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan under Joint Inspection
Mr. Akber has more than 20 years of diversified senior management experience in the fields of finance and operations. He has served in various renowned conglomerates in
Pakistan as Head of Finance and Company Secretary. He has also served as the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer at the National Clearing Company of Pakistan
Mr. Akber has demonstrated extensive expertise in the spheres of Financial Management, Clearing & Settlement, Risk Management, Operations, Product Development and
Project Management in the Pakistan Capital Market. As Chief Operating Officer at NCCPL, he played an instrumental role in the implementation of various significant products,
services and reform measures which include Revamping of Capital Gain Tax Regime, Unique Identification Number (UIN), Institutions’ Risk Management System, Straight
Through Processing of Market Settlements and UIN Information System (UIS) and in the introduction of Leverage Products such as Margin Trading, Margin Financing and
Securities Lending & Borrowing.
After completing his Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce from the University of Karachi, Mr. Akber attained various professional degrees in accounts and finance from prestigious national and international institutions. In addition to being a Fellow Member of the Institute of Cost & Management Accountants of Pakistan (FCMA), he also holds ACMA-CGMA (Chartered Global Management Accountants) qualification from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA – UK) and qualification of Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CMA – Ontario, Canada).Mr. Ahmed Chinoy
Mr. Ahmed Chinoy is an elected Director on the Board of Pakistan Stock Exchange Limited. He is the Managing Partner of Arch Sons Group of Companies and is engaged in overseeing various businesses such as security investments, textiles, real estate and poultry farming.
Mr. Chinoy is qualified from Institute of Cost & Management Accountants of Pakistan (ICMAP) and holds a graduate degree in Commerce from University of Karachi. He is also a certified director from Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance.
Mr. Chinoy is a prominent business and social figure in Pakistan. He has served the society in different capacities in the areas of business, education, health, crime prevention and other social services and has rendered invaluable services to the nation in these fields. He has successfully served as Chief of Citizen Police Liaison Committee, Sindh (a citizens' body for prevention of crimes) from the year 2010 to 2015. He has also been actively serving on the Boards of various hospitals and educational institutions and has been heading the Memon Community as the President of All Pakistan Memon Federation. Previously, he has served on the Managing Committee of Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce & Industry for many years and has also remained as Chairman of Pakistan Cloth Merchants' Association (the apex body of textile exporters). For his services to the people of Pakistan, he has been awarded prestigious national awards of Hilal-e-Imtiaz (H.I.) and Sitara-e-Imtiaz (S.I.).
Mr. Chinoy is nominated by PSX to serve as Director on the Boards of Central Depository Company of Pakistan Limited, National Clearing Company of Pakistan Limited and Pakistan Mercantile Exchange Limited. He has also been appointed as the member of Audit Committee, Human Resources & Remuneration Committee and Listing & Voluntary De-Listing Committee.
Other Directorships and Offices:
Managing Partner, Arch Sons
Managing Partner, Arch Industries
Director, AKD REIT Management Company Limited
Director, Creek Developers (Private) Limited
Managing Partner, Lotus Properties
Partner, Golden Livestocks
Partner, Al-Karam Builders & Developers
Partner, Al-Karam Lagoon
Nominee Director of PSX, Central Depository Company of Pakistan Limited
Nominee Director of PSX, National Clearing Company of Pakistan Limited
Nominee Director of PSX, Pakistan Mercantile Exchange LimitedMs. Mashmooma Zehra Majeed
Ms. Mashmooma Zehra Majeed completed her Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) program in 2001 from the CFA Institute and the Financial Risk Manager (FRM) Program in 2010. She has been
associated with the asset management industry in Pakistan for over ten years with her forte being in investment management and product development.
She has played an instrumental role in launching the first Islamic open-end mutual fund in Pakistan as well as the launch of the voluntary pension scheme in Pakistan under the Voluntary
Pension System Rules. She has been actively involved with MUFAP throughout her career. She has previously worked in senior positions in Atlas Asset Management Limited, JS Investments
and Crosby Asset Management. She started her career with HMA.