Mr. Abdul Basit Siddiqui (Head of Wealth Management)
Mr. Basit has 20+ years of diversified experience of segments like Private Banking. Retail Branch Banking. Wealth Management, Consumer Assets, Islamic Banking and Emerging Banks. He has developed and managed substantial portfolios, along with extensive exposure of integration & mergers of banks. Mr. Basit holds various top performers & role model awards.
Prior to JSIL, he has worked with JS Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, Samba Bank, Burj Bank, Emaan Islamic Banking and Silk Bank.
Syed Muhammad Anwer (Head of Information And Technology)
Mr. Anwer has an overall 18 years of experience covering the ambits of Infrastructure, ERP implementation, Data Centre, DR and Project Management mainly in the insurance sector. He has completed his MBA Coursework from Hamdard University, Karachi and holds Bachelors in Computer Science degree from Al-Khair University, Karachi.
Prior to joining us Mr. Anwer was working with Dawood Family Takaful as Head of Information Technology, where he lead the ERP, CRM, Online Digital Payment, Portal development & implementation teams and was given an additional responsibility of Chief Information Security Officer.
In the past, Mr. Anwer served Pak Qatar Takaful as Senior Manager Information Technology & Systems. He has also worked as a Project Manager for Millennium Software, overseeing the implementation of multiple projects in Pakistan, as a Business Analyst for PICIC Insurance Ltd., and as an Oracle Programmer / Analyst for International General Insurance Limited (IGI).
Mirza Sadeed Barlas is a Non-Executive Director of JS Investment Limited. He has over thirty-three years of experience out of which the banking experience spans above 26 years. He worked for seven years with Siemens in its Medical Division, after getting an Electrical Engineering degree from UET, Lahore. Thereafter, he did his MBA from Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), in 1993 and was awarded a Silver Medal with distinction in Statistics and Quantitative Methods.
He started his banking career in Corporate Banking and worked in Commercial Banking, SME Banking, Digital & Microfinancing during his career in local and multinational banks. The major part of his career has been in risk where he has worked in all facets of Risk Management covering Credit Risk, Operational Risk, Basel, Market Risk, Consumer Risk, etc. He has served in local and foreign banks such as MCB Bank, United Bank Limited (UBL), Barclays, Telenor Microfinance Bank, and JS Bank (JSBL) in the capacity of CRO and Group Head Risk, etc. His longest stay was with UBL, for about seventeen years.
Mr. Sadeed also served as a member of the Board of Directors of UBL Funds Managers, a subsidiary of UBL bank from 2015 to 2018 as a UBL nominee director and chaired the UBL Fund’s board risk and compliance committee as well, during this assignment. During his work period at UBL, he was assigned an additional responsibility of Group Head Risk International looking after the risk of UBL branches in foreign countries covering UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, etc.
Currently, he is working as Chief Risk Officer at JS Bank Limited, looking after the risk management functions, including consumer risk, ERM, market risk, operational risk, risk policies and information security.
Mr. Waqas Mustafa (Head of Equities)
Mr. Waqas has 8+ years of Diversified Experience in Tech, Insurance, Telecom and Investment Management sectors. He brings along core Investment skills that include Acquisition Due Diligence, Valuation, Financial and Management Reporting, Equity Research and Risk Management. His experience is backed by a strong educational background holding an MBA (Finance) & CFA Charter. Prior to JSIL, he has worked with HBL AMC, Pakistan Takaful, ESW Capital & IBEX Digital.
Mr. Atif S. Malik has joined as a Non-Executive Director. He has over twenty-six years of diversified experience encompassing areas including retail banking and microfinance, strategy development and implementation, business transformation and MSME Development. He has successfully developed new business verticals in the financial space, both internationally and within Pakistan, and has a proven track record of business turnaround. He has worked with financial institutions including Standard Chartered Bank, Al-Rajhi Bank-KSA and HBL Microfinance Bank.
Mr. Atif has also worked in East and Southern Africa, heading microfinance banks. He was a core member of the team that established Small and Medium Enterprise Development Authority- Pakistan (SMEDA). He started his career from LUMS as a Research Associate where he published research primarily on the MSME sector. He is currently heading Retail Banking at JS Bank Limited, looking after branch banking, SME financing, Private banking and Consumer lending.