Syed Hussain Haider ( Chief Investment Officer )
Hussain possesses two decades of global experience in investment management, equity advisory & private banking for clients spread across three continents. Having worked across financial markets, private & public sector institutions and family offices in both buy & sell-side roles, he is adept at delivering the best thinking and actionable portfolio allocation ideas for a diverse set of clients.
Although Hussain assumed his responsibilities as CIO in February 2022, he has been associated with JS Investments in the past and was part of the team that spearheaded the launch of new products such as capital protected, asset allocation and index funds. During this time, he was managing some of the top performing funds. He was also an integral member of the team when the company went public in 2007. Moreover, while in Canada, he worked in private wealth management at Raymond James and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) focusing on operational and strategy engagements across wealth channels. In that, he worked alongside senior financial planners advising global clients on investment plans covering equities, mutual funds, segregated funds & fixed income products of renowned North American Investment Managers like BlackRock, Fidelity & State Street, to name a few.
More recently, he was associated with JS Global Capital as their Chief Strategist & won various CFA Excellence Awards for the firm and was voted as Pakistan’s Best Economist & Strategist in the AsiaMoney Broker Polls, 2020. An IBA graduate, a CFA Charterholder & a CIPM Certificant, Hussain has also served as Director & Chair, Public Awareness on the Board of a local CFA Society in Canada.