Mr. Khaldoon Bin Latif
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Latif has been associated with the capital markets for over a fifteen years, with both domestic and international experience providing a comprehensive blend. Prior to joining Faysal Asset Management, Mr. Khaldoon was associated with BMA Asset Management Company Limited as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Earlier he was associated with JS Investments Limited as its Chief Investment Officer (CIO) and KASB Funds Limited as its CEO. Before KASB Funds he was the General Manager and Director of TSWLL Bahrain, a wholly owned subsidiary of TAIB Bank BSC. which offered custody, brokerage, asset management, and advisory services for over 40 different markets spanning across the US, Europe, MENA, Far East and South Asia. Mr. Latif has also held non-Executive Directorships at TSLLC, a brokerage firm which was a member of both Abu Dhabi and Dubai Stock Exchanges. He has also been an non-executive director on the board of TSML - a broad based fund incorporated out of Mauritius dedicated to investing in India. He has also represented a European hedge fund on the board of PACE Pakistan Ltd and has served on the board of TMT Ventures - venture capital firm based in Pakistan with successful incubation startups particularly in the telecom space. He has been a member of the Mutual Fund Association over the last four years and has been an Executive Director between FY17&18. He is also a non-executive director on a bank holding company out of Bahrain, IIBank LLC, that has operations in Africa and Europe.
Mr. Latif also brings both buy and sell side exposure of domestic capital markets in Pakistan. Mr. Latif began his career on the sell side with AKD Securities Ltd in various capacities including Head of Foreign Institutional Sales and Equity Research in the capacity of Head of Research and Chief Economist. On the Buy side, Mr. Latif has worked with PICIC AMC as Head of Research and Product Development where his tenor also included active management of the PICIC Energy Fund. Mr. Latif is a LUMS Alumni and has done a number of capital market courses with CFA association, Daiwa, J.P. Morgan and Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF). He has also completed his Director certification program from IBA.
Mr.Razi Ur Rahman Khan
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Khan has extensive experience in banking, open and close-end mutual funds management, equity brokerage and private equity investment. A chartered accountant by background Razi has served in various important positions in a number of public and private sector organizations, including Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) as Chairman; JP Morgan Chase as Country Manager for Pakistan; National Investment Trust (NIT) as Chairman and Managing Director; Hub Power Company (HUBCO) as Finance Director; ANZ Merchant Bank, London as Director International & Islamic Finance; ANZ Grindlays Pakistan as Chief Manager As the Chairman of SECP, Razi was instrumental in development and implementation of Governance and transparency measures in capital market of the country and introduction of various capital market regulations in Pakistan. Razi was responsible for conceiving, structuring and executing the first major Islamic Unit Trust in Pakistan. He has advised and arranged more than USD 1.5 BN worth of deals in Islamic Finance.
Ms. Sania Awan
Acting Head of Research
A distinctive Gold medalist, a Masters in Finance, Sania is serving as an Acting Head of Research at Faysal Asset Management, who provides regular coverage on the Pakistan Economy and detailed analysis on Budgets to determine economic shaping and impact on the sectors under coverage and thus, share values. An expert of developing comprehensive macroeconomic framework critical to aid strategic investment decisions across different asset classes particularly for debt (fixed income, money market instruments etc.) & equity market. Sania also from her past experiences adds on much to FAML’s by contributing regularly to the various publications of the company related to Economy, Investment Strategy and sectors under coverage.
Mr. M. Furqan Miriwala
Head of Compliance and Internal Audit
Mr. M.Furqan Miriwala is associated with Faysal Asset Management as a Head of Compliance and Internal Audit. He is a member of the Associate Chartered Certified Accountant. Mr. Furqan is having more than 8 years of experience. Prior to joining FAML, he was engaged with Central Depository Company of Pakistan Limited as Desk Head Compliance for 5 years and also worked for A.F. Ferguson & Co (a member firm of PwC network) in their Assurance Department as Consulting Associate.
Mr. Omer Bin Javaid
Chief Distribution Officer
Mr. Omer is the Chief Distribution Officer of Faysal Asset Management Limited, and has extensive experience of over sixteen years in investment banking and asset management. Prior to joining FAML, he was associated with BMA Capital Management, JS Investments, Citi Bank, Standard Chartered and various other banks. He has served at various senior positions where he was responsible for managing the overall institutional and retail sales development, leading corporate sales teams, training and strengthening company’s internal sales team and client service. Mr. Omer holds a Masters degree in Business Administration from Newport University, Karachi.
Mr. Naved Hanif
CFO & Company Secretary
Mr. Hanif is associated with Faysal Asset since 2006 and is one of the oldest employees on board. He has been sharing his expertise and presenting FAML on many platforms since 2006. He is a Masters of Business Administration from Newports Institute of Communications and Economics and now serving FAML as Chief Financial Officer and Co. Secretary with full dedication and zeal.
Mr. Kazim Namazi
Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Kazim Namazi, is the Chief Operating Officer at Faysal Asset Management. He has over 30 years of experience in banking sector of National & International Banks. Prior to joining FAML, he served Asia Strategic Institute (ASI-Partners) and held various higher management positions at Noor Islamic Bank, DIB-Millennium Capital Dubai, Citibank UAE, New York and Pakistan.
Mr. Namazi is graduate of University of Oklahoma (USA) in Business Administration with majors in Management Information Systems (MIS) and served as a guest Lecturer for leading Business Schools in Pakistan.
Mr. Ayub Khuhro
Chief Investment Officer
Mr. Ayub Khuhro is the Chief Investment Officer of Faysal Asset Management Limited, and has over nine years of experience in asset management and research. Mr Ayub started his career with PakOman Asset Management Company in the research division before moving on to Faysal Bank Limited as Research Head in the Equity Capital Markets Division. At Faysal Bank, he was involved in managing the equity portfolio worth over USD 80mn and spearheading the research effort to provide indepth advice and coverage across the capital markets for the Investment Committee. He was also involved in IPO’s and private equity valuations for the bank. He joined Faysal Asset Management in 2012 as Head of Research and revamped the department to cater to the ever growing needs of the Funds and Capital Markets.
Mr. Ayub has developed a unique understanding of equity, fixed income and money market investments. With the power to exercise all investment options for FAML, he has ensured that his investment decisions have encompassed both strategic and tactical asset allocations, implemented via thorough research, evaluation of historical performance of classes and instruments. Mr. Ayub holds a Bachelors of Science (BSc Hons) degree in Economics from Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS).
Mr. Khurram Salman
Head of KYC & AMC/CFT Compliance and Internal Audit
Mr. Khurram is a chartered certified accountant with more than fourteen years experience of working with financial services firms in the Middle East and Pakistan. He has worked extensively in the disciplines of regulatory compliance, financial reporting, internal and external auditing. He has successfully implemented the best practices pertaining to internal controls environment, IFRS based financial reporting and regulatory compliance pronouncements across several multinational organizations operating in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and Pakistan.
Head of Marketing
Nazia is heading Marketing at Faysal Asset Management Limited. She has Masters in Business Administration (Marketing) from Bahria University. She is responsible for planning, leading and executing marketing and branding strategies for Faysal Funds and its products with focus on effective and efficient usage of all communication channels including electronic and print media, digital platforms, social media channels, internal and external communication channels, event management etc. Her role grow with company’s and product growth and taken a central role in the development and future success of the company.
Mr. Umer Pervez
Head Venture Capital
Umer is currently Head Venture Capital at Faysal Funds and has over twelve years of experience in the capital markets of Pakistan with nine years of experience in sell side equity research and over three years of experience in fund management and foreign sales (equity). Umer draws his leadership capabilities from previous roles including Fund Management and Head of Research roles. At his previous role at AKD Securities (AKDS), Umer was the Executive Director Business Development and headed the foreign institutional desk. He was also instrumental in facilitating the Bank of China International (BOCI) to become part of the Joint Lead Managers consortium for Pakistan’s medium-term note (MTN) program (Eurobonds) in 2021. He was also awarded “Best Strategist for Pakistan” by Asia Money Brokers Poll 2018. He has an extensive understanding of all major listed sectors at the Pakistan Stock Exchange and together with his fund management experience brings vast value to address client requirements. Prior to joining AKDS, Umer was the Head of Research at PICIC Asset Management Company (PICIC AMC) where he helped manage equities worth +US$ 150 million. Umer holds a Masters in Business Administration from The Pennsylvania State University, USA and a Bachelor of Science (Finance) from The Pennsylvania State University, USA.
Mr. Malik Mansoor Ali
Head of Compliance & Internal Audit
Mr. Malik Mansoor Ali Joined FAML in June 2017. Prior to joining FAML he was working with Faysal Bank Limited as Senior Vice President in Enterprise Risk Department. He carries 17 years of experience mostly in Risk Management with top financial intuitions in areas such as Credit risk, Credit approval, Market risk, Liquidity risk and Capital Management. The institutions with which he worked prior to joining FAML includes Faysal Bank Limited (FBL), Pakistan Kuwait Investment Company (PKIC), National Bank of Pakistan (NBP), Pakistan Industrial Credit & Investment Corporation (PICIC) and The Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH). He is MBA from Institute of Business Administration (IBA) Karachi.
Mr. Faisal Ali Khan
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Faisal is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountant of Pakistan having a professional experience of over eighteen years ranging from financial reporting, regulatory compliance, budgeting and taxation to corporate and secretarial practices including 11 years of experience in the asset management and investment advisory industry.
Prior to joining to Faysal Funds, Mr. Faisal was associated with BMA Funds as their CFO & Company Secretary while he has also served at Saudi Pak Industrial and Agricultural Company (Pvt.) Ltd, Attock Refinery Limited and KPMG at different positions.
Mr. Nafees Imtiaz Malik
Chief Innovation Officer
Mr. Malik has more than 12 years of diversified work experience at Local and Multinational Financial Institutions, currently he is overseeing Product Development, Digital Transformation, Customer Experience, Distribution Channels. His core areas of expertise are in Business Development, Product & Digital Innovation, Product Structuring, Financial Sales, Marketing, Investment Advisory & Operational/Regulatory Correspondence. Prior to joining FAML, he was associated with Primus Investment Management Ltd. (a wholly owned subsidiary of Pak Brunei Investment Company) where he served as Head Business Unit. During his professional career, he also served in various senior roles at KASB Funds (Local Partners of BlackRock Inc.), his last assignment there being Head of Marketing and Channel Management. Mr. Malik holds a Masters’ Degree in Business Administration (MBA) & Masters’ Degree in Economics (MA) from University of Karachi. He is also a member of the Management Association of Pakistan, Institute of Capital Market & Technical Committee of MUFAP.
Mr. Saad H. Qureshi
Head of Strategy & HR
Mr. Saad spearheads organizational strategy function with emphasis on business growth, operational efficiency and resource optimization. He carries over 16 years of experience in Pakistan's asset management / financial service industry and was associated with various institutions in past including: UBL Fund Managers, NAFA, PICIC AMC (now HBL AMC), JS Investments, IGI Fund Select and CDC Pakistan. Prior to joining Faysal Funds, he was heading Strategy and Business Development at Pak Oman AMC. Saad possesses a vast experience of structuring and successfully launching need-based investment products, closing investment advisory mandates, building and managing high performance sales teams and organization structuring while achieving significantly improved top-line and bottom-line for organizations. He holds BBA (Hons.) and MBA in Marketing from Institute of Business Administration (IBA) – Karachi..
Mr. Umair A. Khan, CFA
Head of Advisory
Mr. Umair has more than 11 years of diversified work experience at leading Investment Management Cos. His core areas of expertise are in Investment Analysis/Management, Investment Advisory and structuring customized Product Offering as per client needs. Prior to joining FAML, he was with BMA Funds Ltd where he served as Head of Equities and managed SMAs worth over Pkr 4.0bn including Fixed Income portion of SMAs. Prior to that he was with JSIL where he served as Fund Manager (Hybrid Allocation – VPS Schemes and SMAs). He has started his career as a Research Analyst at MCB Arif Habib Investments where he spent 4 years for identifying undervalued scripts/sectors while was an active member in the Investment Committee as well as key member involved in the merger of MCB and Arif Habib Investments. He holds a Bachelors in Business Administration degree in Finance from Bahria University and holds Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).
Mr. Imad Ansari
Head of Risk Management
Imad Ansari is the Head of Risk Management at Faysal Funds. He holds a degree in Actuarial Science and Risk Management from the University of Karachi and an MBA degree from Greenwich University, Karachi.
His experience of over 10 years has been mainly as a risk professional in the asset management and the banking industry. He has also worked as a financial journalist for 4 years as a researcher, analyst and television presenter in leading media channels in Pakistan.
Mr. Ghazil Jabbar
Head of Private Equity
Ghazil is Head of Private Equity at Faysal Funds. He is an Investment Banker with over 20 years of experience in Pakistan. He has been a Pakistan coverage banker for J.P. Morgan and has undertaken senior roles in Investment Banking at United Nations, Capital Partners Group Pte. (Singapore), NIB Bank (Temasek) and Elixir Securities Pakistan He has managed cross border industry teams in transactions across Mergers & Acquisitions, Equity and Debt Capital Markets in Pakistan, Middle East and in Asia Pacific. Ghazil’s transaction experience ranges across industries including consumer, renewable, oil & gas, power, financial institutions, industrial and logistics. His experience in privatization transactions is unparalleled as he has been involved in a majority of all significant privatization transactions in the country. He was also an entrepreneur of an energy efficient lighting and energy solutions company in Pakistan.
Ghazil is an MBA from Warwick Business School (UK) was certified under specialized Investment Banking Training Programs at JPMorgan in USA and in Hong Kong
Mr. Humayun Zaheer
Head of IT
Mr. Humayun brings over 15+ years of diversified experience, He is a Computer Science Graduate (Hons). His experience covering the ambits of Infrastructure, ERP implementation, Data Centre, IT Project Management mainly in the financial sector, IT Security, planning and implementation of Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity Programs.
He is currently Heading Information Technology Department at Faysal Funds. Prior to joining us, Mr. Humayun was working at leading positions with Askari Investments, National Asset Management Company, AMZ Group of Companies, Askari Bank & Union Bank Limited.
Mr. Mohammed Hunain, CFA
Head of Research
Mohammed Hunain is currently Head of Research at Faysal Funds and has over six years of experience in Research on Pakistan’s Capital Markets. Prior to his current role, Hunain led the research team at Jubilee Life Insurance which has the largest Assets under management (AUM’s) in life insurance industry (private sector) in Pakistan. Hunain is also a CFA Charter holder and holds MBA and BBA degree in Finance from Institute of Business Management (IoBM – CBM).
Director REIT Business
Burhan has joined as Head of Faysal REITs. In his previous role he was actively involved in development of REITs in Pakistan since its legal framework was being developed and marketed it in domestic circles. He spearheaded the team that successfully launched South Asia's first Shariah Compliant Rental REIT and this achievement qualifies him to become one of the pioneering professional of REIT in Pakistan. Burhan was affiliated for over 17 years with a leading conglomerate where he had a multi-faceted role responsible for acquisition & divestment of industrial units, construction of greenfield industrial units, infrastructure development, and organization restructuring/development. He was also responsible for fund raising for projects that he led and liaised with internal teams, government agencies, suppliers, and consultants to complete the projects in a cost-efficient manner on schedule.
Syed Eunas Viqar
Head of Regulatory Compliance
Syed Eunas Viqar is a Fellow Chartered Certified Accountant with more than 15 years of extensive experience in audit, internal controls and regulatory compliance. During his different assignments, he has played an instrumental role in establishment of the internal audit and compliance functions with focus on implementation of effective internal controls. Further, he also possesses vast experience in developing and implementing compliance related activities including establishment of AML function. Previously he was associated with Al Meezan Investment Management Limited and KPMG Taseer Hadi & Co. Chartered Accountants.
Mr. Umar Farooq
Head of Investment Advisory
Mr. Umar Farooq holds an MBA Degree with major in Management Information Systems (MIS). He has been in the Fund management profession for the last 20 years with leading companies of the industry. He has been Fund Manager for Mutual Funds, SMA of Corporates and HNWs in both local and global markets. His experience in the Pakistan equities includes both on the Sell and Buy side with over 9 years at HBL Asset Management as Fund Manager for Equities along with other key positions. Prior to joining Faysal Funds He was Head of Fund Management at Gaditek (a company of Disrupt Group) where He managed portfolios of Disrupt group and its client in international Equity and Forex markets.