Board of Directors
Kamal Uddin Tipu
Kamal Uddin Tipu is a PhD scholar in International Relations & Politics, Masters in Conflict Transformation from Eastern Mennonite University, VA USA, a Fulbright scholar, diploma in Human Rights Law from Human Rights Center Peshawar and MSc in Civil Engineering from Wayne State University Detroit MI USA having over 30 years of experience of law enforcement operations, management and planning, International Peacekeeping, electronic media regulation, project management, training and research administration.
His experience includes member of National Counter Terrorism Authority (NACTA), Executive Member and Chairman PEMRA, Police Planning Advisor at United Nations Office to the African Union UNOAU Addis Ababa Ethiopia, Deputy Inspector general of Police, Islamabad, Sector Commander and Director Planning National Highways & Motorway Police, Islamabad and many other command and staff assignments in Police Service of Pakistan.
He has written various papers on the subjects of Conflict Analysis, Nonviolence, Negotiations, Dialogue, Peace building, Community Policing, and Restorative Justice as requirement of the Masters Degree in the field of Conflict Transformation under the Fulbright program at Eastern Mennonite University Virginia, USA. He was a Visiting speaker National Institute of Public Administration, National Police Academy and Pakistan Institute of Manpower Islamabad. He also works on the Executive Body of Association of Former Inspectors General of Police AFIGP
Abdul Aziz Anis, CFA
Chief Executive Officer
Abdul Aziz is an investment management and capital markets specialist with multifaceted plus 24 years of successful track record spread over brokerage, asset management, investment advisory, wealth management and investment banking. His in-depth “C” level experience has led to strong leadership and expertise in establishing, running and growing business not only across product lines but also regionally and globally.
He has previously worked as Managing Director Investment Strategist in Asset Management at NCB Capital, Saudi Arabia, which managed close to USD 16bn in AUMS across diverse asset classes. He has actively worked in structuring and launching the largest employee’s savings plans in the MENA region worth approx. USD 3.3bn. He has been the founding Chief Executive Officer of Alfalah GHP Investment Management Ltd, an asset management and investment advisory firm, and the Founding Executive Director of Alfalah Securities Ltd, a full service brokerage house. Earlier, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Elixir Securities (formerly Indosuez W.I. Carr Securities) which was the largest foreign brokerage in the country at the time.
Sohail Sikandar is the Chief Financial Officer for BankIslami Pakistan Limited and has been associated with them since May 2016. A Chartered Accountant by qualification, he has more than 9 years of experience in the field of finance, fund management, business process re-engineering, strategic planning and compliance/governance structures in banking industry. He has rich experience of setting up a robust MIS system for senior management to assist in decision making. He has also worked as CFO in Burj Bank Ltd. and Dawood Family Takaful Limited. He has also led due diligence projects for proposed mergers with potential targets, delivering critical insight, valuation, potential synergies and advisory to the board.
Sikander Kasim is a fellow member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan with over 30 years of experience in cross sector of listed companies. He joined Ford Rhodes Robson Morrow to pursue Accounting Certification after his B.Com from University of Karachi. He was admitted as an Associate Member of ICAP in the year 1991. His work experience revolves around financial and corporate affairs, including the office of Chief Financial Officer. He has major insight of public offerings, treasury functions and mobilization of funds for enterprise. Majority of his experience pertains to refinery sector.
Muhammad Hafeezuddin Asif
Mr. Asif brings in over 50 years of experience in various positions. He joined Sui Northern Gas Company Limited as a Senior Middle level officer and retired as Senior General Manager / Member of Executive Committee. He has also contributed significantly as a Member Finance in Oil & Gas Regulatory Authority.
Some of his honorary positions includes:
- Director, Karachi Stock Exchange (Guarantee) limited for the Years 1998 & 99.
- Director Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (2001-04).
- President/Secretary/Council member, ICMAP (Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan) having over 10,000 students (1/3/12 years).
Mr. Khurram Jamil has got Over 14 years of local and international experience in business & risk advisory and assurance services. He holds a degree of Bachelor of Commerce from University of Karachi and is a certified internal controls auditor from Institute of Internal Controls. He is also in process of completion of Chartered Accountancy from ICAP.
His experience venture conveys a background marked by different and significantly esteemed projects and assignments completed with numerous respectable and renowned organizations. He has done key internal audit related projects with Deutsche Bank and Habib Bank Limited/National Bank of Pakistan A.G. His experience likewise incorporates the internal controls advisory, process implementations and expense rationalization for organizations like Habib Bank Limited, National Bank of Pakistan and JS Bank Limited.
He has performed audits and reviews of numerous areas such as: taxation, revenue, expenses, assets, liabilities and so forth. The most noteworthy engagements that have added to his expert development include: commercial banks, manufacturing, port and shipping, pharmaceuticals and brokerage house.
Mr. Uzair Sipra brings over 27 years of experience in the field of Legal Advisory, Corporate Legal Affairs and Litigation. He is currently performing his duties as Head of Legal in BankIslami Pakistan Limited.
His prior experience includes working in KASB Bank, MCB Bank Ltd and Bank of Punjab.
By qualification he holds a Post Graduate Degree in Law (LLB) and is also a Master of Arts. He has also attended trainings in General Banking and Foreign Trade at the Training Institute of Bank of Punjab.