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.
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.
Ayesha Aqeel Dhedhi
Ms. Ayesha Aqeel Dhedhi is the youngest female CEO in real estate sector in Pakistan. She is currently working as a CEO in Creek Developers (Private) Limited. She has got 11 years of work experience. By qualification she holds a Master of Business Administration.
Ms. Afsheen has been associated with AKD Securities Limited for more than 4 years and is currently part of the Investment Banking team. She has been actively involved in various successful transactions that have been floated through the AKDS platform.
Her work domain is predominantly equity and debt advisory with transaction spectrum ranging from capital market transactions to private equity play.
She also serves on the Board of Directors of BIPL Securities Limited. She has completed her undergraduate studies from the University of Nottingham - United Kingdom.
Mr. Khurshid Anwar has 40 years of work experience. He is currently performing his duties as advisor to Dr. Shamshad Akhtar. His prior experience includes working in State Bank of Pakistan, Samba Bank Ltd and Shaheen Air International.
By qualification he holds a Post Graduate Degree in Law (LLB) and is also a Bachelors of Science.
Muhammad Noorul Hasan
Mr. Muhammad Noorul Hasan has over 37 years of work experience, he retired as Chief Mechanical & Electrical Engineer from Karachi Port Trust. His prior experience includes working in Karachi Port Trust. By qualification he holds a Bachelors of Engineering (Mechanical).
Mr. Muhammad Shehzad Dhedhi