She is serving for over a decade as the Chairperson of AKD Securities Ltd., Ms. Hina Dhedhi Junaid has a deeply rooted career in Pakistan’s capital markets. With wide-ranging exposure to private investments, real estate developments, investment banking and commodities trading she has effectively governed Pakistan’s premier financial services brokerage. Prioritizing forging strong network of service-oriented client relationships with the nation’s foremost institutions, family offices, private investors and foreign portfolio investors. Establishing AKD Commodities (Pvt.) Limited in 2011 she led the Group’s efforts to extend financial market expertise to the nascent mercantile market. Steadily augmenting the AKD Group’s portfolio, she serves as a Non-Executive Director for AKD Analytics, an integrated provider of back-end services to international financial services intermediaries with clients throughout the MENA region. Mrs. Junaid also serves as Director AKD Venture Fund Ltd. which is Pakistan’s First Venture Capital Fund, Creek Developers (Pvt.) Ltd an associated Group Company developing a premium multipurpose real-estate project in DHA Phase 8, Karachi and Oil & Gas Investment Limited (OGIL) which has exploration and development concessions across Pakistan. As a socially aware business leader, Hina is an active philanthropist pursuing various charitable causes and social welfare projects in the domains of primary education, medical research and poverty alleviation. In a unique position as the first female chairperson of a Pakistani brokerage, she champions women empowerment initiatives including building financial awareness and promoting investment avenues. Recently she has been involved with renowned institutions and foundations including HANDS, SIUT, WWF and ORANGE TREE