Ms. Samina Faisal (Country Head Business Development)
Ms. Faisal brings an overall 32 years of extensive experience in Institutional & Corporate Sales, Wealth Management, and Distribution of Mutual Funds & Bancassurance. Prior to joining JSIL, she was operating her own consulting firm in the name of Litmus Consulting since 2005 where she launched structuring and executing innovative financing and risk management transactions with corporates and financial institutions in Pakistan and the Middle East, in collaboration with various industry partners. In addition, she was providing technical training in areas such as treasury, risk management, asset management and training of soft skills such as sales and management to corporates and financial institutions in Pakistan.
During her consulting journey, she also worked for Askari Investment Management as ‘Head of Business Development & Sales’ from 2015 to 2016.
Prior to initiating her own consulting firm, she was employed with Standard Chartered Bank from 1997 to 2005 where she performed key management roles such as Head of Investor Services (Wealth Management), Head of Institutional & Corporate Sales (Global Markets), Chief Dealer (Money Market) and Chief Dealer (Foreign Exchange).
She had also worked with Societe Generale Bank, Pakcom Ltd., Pak-Kuwait Investment Co., and Citibank from 1989 to 1997 and performed varied roles in FX Trading, Finance and Project Management. Ms. Faisal holds a Master’s in Business Administration degree from Institute of Business Administration, Karachi.