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Mr. Zahid Ullah Khan

Mr. Zahid Ullah Khan

(Chief Investment Officer)

Mr. Zahid Ullah Khan has been associated with the JS Group and the capital markets on the buy side for over 12 years. Prior to joining JS Investments as the Chief Investment Officer in September 2016, Mr. Khan was at JS Bank since 2012, where he served as a Senior Vice President for the bank’s risk management function. His core responsibilities included development of various risk management frameworks, modeling term structure of interest rates, engineering tailor-made interest rate products for corporate clientele, and devising efficient mechanisms for various equity based margin trading products.
Prior to his role at JS Bank, Mr. Khan was associated with JS Group as Senior Vice President in a technical role where he developed and deployed a High Frequency Trading (HFT) platform for equities. This project involved extensive development of an in-house market-price-of-risk arbitrage model dependent on instantaneous futures market rates. Mr. Khan also advised group companies on buy side risk management and for launching ETFs and Market Making initiatives on the asset management and brokerage side. His other assignments also included research work on various green field projects in the private equity space. Prior to joining JS Bank, Mr. Khan also served as a consultant senior fund manager for JS Investments from 2010 to 2012.
Mr. Khan started his career with ABAMCO Limited (now JS Investments Limited) in 2004 as a research analyst, and covered Cement and Banking sectors along with developing interest rate models on the fixed income side. He was additionally given the responsibility to develop and launch new products for the growing AMC. During his tenure at ABAMCO Limited, Mr. Khan developed the first proprietary free float-adjusted market capitalization index in Pakistan and launched the first Open end index fund based on that index. He also carries to his credit the launch of first Open end Fund of Funds scheme with an elaborate asset allocation strategy, a Capital Protected fund and several other in-house initiatives. In 2005, he was promoted as a fund manager, and managed JS Value Fund, JS A30 Index Fund, JS Growth Fund, and JS Fund of Funds, with a combined fund size of around PKR 10 billion.
Mr. Zahid holds a Masters degree in Business Administration from Lahore University of Management Sciences (Class of 2000); a Masters degree in Economics from Lahore University of Management Sciences (Class of 2004); and a Masters degree in Finance from London Business School (Class of 2007).
In his free time, Mr. Khan writes fun twitter bots in Python.


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