Mr. Rashid Mansur - Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Rashid Mansur joined JS Investments Limited on April 3, 2010 as Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining JSIL he was President and CEO of Escorts Investment Bank Limited and also served as the Chairman of the ‘Investment Banks Association of Pakistan’. He is a qualified Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers London with specialization in ‘International Banking Operations’, ‘Practice & Law of International Banking’ and ‘International Finance & Investment’.
He is a Fellow of the Institute of Bankers in Pakistan with over 26 years of Domestic and International Banking experience. He started his career with Habib Bank Limited in 1974 and served for 18 years on various management positions including 10 years in Turkey. In Pakistan, he has held various Board-level positions in both Private and Public Sector, such as President and CEO, ‘Fidelity Investment Bank Limited’, CEO ‘Fidelity Leasing Modaraba’, Director ‘Security General Insurance Company Limited’ and Chairman and CEO ‘Board of Investment and Trade Punjab’.
During his tenure as Chairman and CEO of ‘The Board of Investment and Trade’, Government of Punjab and as Secretary General of Turkey ‘Pakistan Business Council (Lahore Chapter)’, he is credited with hosting and organizing various investment conferences abroad and rendered valuable services for the promotion of economic relations between Turkey and Pakistan.
Besides English and Urdu, he speaks French and Turkish fluently.
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Ms. Maleeha Mimi Bangash - Head of Product Development, Channel Distribution and Financial Institutions
Ms. Maleeha Mimi Bangash, brings with her around 15 years of rich and varied international network and experience based in Pakistan, Singapore and Turkey, in the areas of Investment Management and Finance. She has obtained her MBA degree from LUMS and MBA Honors (Investment Management and Finance) from University of Chicago, Booth School of Business. In her career, she has demonstrated a result oriented approach by exploring and developing new ideas and concepts. Ms. Bangash has assumed leadership roles and has been instrumental in the success of key projects. She obtained an International Franchise, formulated the roll out strategy and was involved in its implementation. In addition, she has devised the positioning strategy and assisted in the establishment a financial advisory firm's Singapore Office.
As a core team member, she launched a leading local Asset Management Company, MCB AMC and was entrusted with envisioning and setting up the key functions of retail sales, institutional sales and marketing. As Commissioner/Member Competition Commission of Pakistan, she looked after the areas of Advocacy, Mergers & Acquisitions & Research. She joined UBL Funds thereafter as Chief Strategy Officer and was responsible for all new initiatives including product structuring, business development & strategic planning.
Ms. Bangash upon joining us on 6 February 2012 has taken up the mantle of Product Development, Channel Distribution and FIs.
Mr. Muhammad Khawar Iqbal - CFO & Company Secretary
Mr. Muhammad Khawar Iqbal joined JS Investments Limited in May 2005
In March 2012, he was promoted as Company Secretary and Chief Financial Officer. Previously he was managing financial reporting and fund accounting matters of various funds under management. He has contributed a lot towards automation of Fund Accounting Management and has been key resource in designing and implementing Fund Accounting Management module in ERP system.
Prior to joining JSIL, he has a rich and diversified experience of managing financial accounting of twenty six closed end funds under management of Investment Corporation of Pakistan. ICP was established by the Government of Pakistan with objectives to encourage and broaden the base of investments, development of capital market and to promote industrial development in the country. Where, Mr. Khawar had also contributed significantly in the development and implementation of an investment scheme.
Mr. Khawar holds masters degrees in Business Administration and Economics.
Mr. Assad Hameed Khan - Country Head Business Development
Mr. Assad Khan joined JSIL in January 2007 as part of the Business Planning and Development team leading Product Development activities. In July 2008 he was also entrusted with the responsibility of all aspects of JSIL's international business endeavors as Head of Products and International Business Development. Since February 2011 he has been entrusted with the responsibility to also lead the marketing and sales initiatives of JSIL as the Head of Strategy and Business Development Department. Prior to joining JSIL, he has over four years of rich and diversified experience with the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) in various capacities including authorization, supervision, enforcement, research and policy setting for Non-Banking Financial sector - driving key policy initiatives including REITs and Private Equity.
Prior to the SECP, he worked at A. F. Ferguson and Co., Chartered Accountants Pakistan (member of PwC International) for five years in Business Assurance and Advisory, specializing in audit and management consultancy. He is a CA Finalist from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan.
Dr. Ali Akhtar Ali - Chief Investment Officer
Dr. Ali Akhtar Ali joined JS Investments as Senior Vice President (fund manager) in November 2009. He earned his MBBS from Baqai Medical College in 1998-99 and MBA with majors in Finance from PAF-KIET in Jan-2006.Before joining JS Investments Limited he remained associated with KASB Capital Ltd. for around a year and a half (2008-2009) initially as Chief Dealer in the Treasury Department and then moved on to Head of Money Market , Forex and financial Advisory. Prior to KASB Capital he worked with JS Investments Limited from 2006 till 2008 in the capacity of Assistant Vice President, Investments Department. He also worked for 3 years (2000-2004) with BMA Capital Management as a Senior Dealer on the Fixed Income Desk and two and a half years (2004-2006) at Jahangir Siddiqui Capital Markets as Senior Dealer Fixed Income Desk was later promoted to the position of Head of Fixed Income.
Currently, he is looking after the JS Growth Fund, JS Pension Savings Fund, JS Fund of Funds and JS Aggressive Income Fund.
Mr. Zohaib Pervez - Head of Research & Risk Management
Mr. Zohaib has over seven years of experience in the field of research and investment banking. He joined JSIL in July 2012 as the Head of Research and Risk Management. Prior to joining JSIL, he has worked with Qatar National Bank Financial Services as a research analyst covering the GCC banking sector. He had four years association with Samba Capital and Investment Management Ltd (Saudi Arabia) in their asset management division as a research analyst. He also worked as a financial analyst in the investment banking division of Samba Bank Pakistan. He holds an MBA from Karachi University Business School and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).
Mr. Malik Zafar Javaid - Head of Operations
Malik Zafar Javaid holds a masters degree in Public Administration with major in Finance from University of the Punjab. Mr. Zafar carries over 20 years of experience of capital market operations. He has expertise in managing business operations of Financial Services, Capital Markets, Corporate Affairs and Business Process analysis for new products and automation of back office systems leading towards efficient control and management. He has been part of JSIL’s team since 2006.
Prior to joining JSIL, Mr. Zafar had extensive experience of working with Lahore Stock Exchange where he was managing Company Affairs Department of the Exchange. As a front end regulator, he was involved in listings of the securities, monitoring compliance and enforcement of Corporate Laws on the listed companies. He was also core member of the team which was responsible for designing the framework of Trading Rules leading the development of the first automated trading system of LSE.
Mr. Salman Shakoor - Head of Compliance
Mr. Salman Shakoor, an Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), joined JSIL in March 2007 as part of Compliance and Risk Management team. Since December 2011 he has been entrusted the responsibility of compliance as Head of Compliance Department. During his five years affiliation with JSIL, he has been part of Internal Audit, Compliance and Risk Management functions. Prior to joining JSIL, he was working as Financial Consultant in Ernst & Young Ford Rhodes Sidat Hyder (Chartered Accountants).