Mr. Samad is currently workking as the CEO of Atlas Asset Management. He has vast experience in the local investment management industry. He joined Atlas Asset Management Limited as a Fund Manager – Equity Funds in November 2005, and has held C-suite positions for over a decade, including the Chief Investment Officer and Chief Operating Officer positions. He also attended the Advanced Management Program at INSEAD Fontainebleau, on nomination by the Atlas Group. Prior to joining AAML, Mr. Samad spearheaded the research function at National Investment Trust Limited, and was also a part of various merger, acquisition and corporate governance related matters besides research. He has significant Board experience, where he has served as a director on the board of nineteen listed companies, including Atlas Battery Limited, Lucky Cement, Berger Paints, Mirpurkhas Sugar, amongst others.