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Mr. Adnan Afridi

Mr. Adnan Afridi has been appointed by the Government of Pakistan as the Managing Director of NITL.

Mr. Afridi has 24 years’ international experience in Change Management, business transformation, innovation and profitability enhancement in blue chip companies, public sector and start-up situations. He has led a distinguished career in financial services and capital markets including serving as Managing Director of the Karachi Stock Exchange, CEO, Overseas Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OICCI), Chairman of National Clearing Corporation of Pakistan (NCCPL) and Board of Directors of Central Depository Company (CDC). Mr. Afridi has also served on multiple listed company boards including Silk Bank Limited and Gul Ahmed Textile Mills Limited. Currently, Mr. Afridi is a Member of the SECP Policy Board.

Mr. Afridi has a degree in Economics (A.B, Magna Cum Laude, 1992) from Harvard University and a degree in Corporate Law (JD, Magna Cum Laude in 1995) from Harvard Law School.

Mr. Afridi is an active supporter of charitable organizations. He has served as the President of the Old Grammarians Society & Trust and is currently Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Kidney Center. He is also a Member of YPO Pakistan since 2008.

Mr. Iqbal Adamjee

Mr. Iqbal Adamjee is representing Adamjee Foundation on the Board of NIT. Mr. Adamjee has acquired graduation degree from Stanford University, USA. He has been associated with various business concerns of the Adamjee Family which includes Adamjee Insurance, Adamjee Jute Mills and Automative Batteries. Mr. Adamjee is at present Director Mainetti (Pvt) Limited and serving as Trustee of Adamjee Foundation & Trustee of Child Life Foundation. From the aforementioned platforms he has immensely contributed towards betterment of education and health sectors.

Mr. Jamal Nasim

Mr. Jamal Nasim, Managing Director, Industrial Development Bank of Pakistan, has more than 33 years of professional experience with NDFC and IDBP, which includes Commercial Banking, Project Management, Operations, Treasury , Risk Management, Internal Audit and Compliance etc. He also has a substantial experience of serving on the Boards of Directors of different companies in Textile, Sugar and Food sectors. He has also held the position of Executive Director, Equity Participation Fund. He holds a Masters degree, in Business Administration, from Asian Institute of Management, Manila – Philippines.

Mr. Amir Mohyuddin

Mr. Amir Mohyuddin is a carrier Civil Servant of Government of Pakistan presently posted as Joint Secretary (External Finance Policy) in Finance Division looking after Pakistan’s External Financing needs and is also a focal person of the ministry in collaboration with the World Bank, IFC as well as financial relations with the different countries at bilateral levels. He has also served as Commercial Counselor at Pakistan High commission Kenya looking after Pakistan’s Commercial Interests in the East African Region. He has also served as Deputy Secretary to the Prime Minister of Pakistan during his carrier.

Mr. Amir Mohyuddin is a Graduate of London School of Economics in the field of Environment and Development. He has attended various International Trainings/Courses which includes training in “Development Policies” at International Development Center of Japan Tokyo and Foreign direct Investment promotion from Singapore.

He has represented Pakistan at various International Forums including United Nations Environment General Assembly I and II in Nairobi, UNISDR General Assembly in Geneva and Pakistan Russia Inter-Governmental Commission in Moscow. Mr. Amir is also currently Chairman of SAARC Development Fund (SDF) Thimphu, Bhutan and Alternate Director at ECO Trade and Development Bank, Istanbul, Turkey.

Mr. Khalid Mohsin Shaikh

Mr. Khalid Mohsin Shaikh is representing Habib Bank Limited on the Board of National Investment Trust Limited and is at present Head Structured Credits & Remedial Assets - Habib Bank Limited. Mr. Shaikh has over 35 years of professional work experience in the area of Risk Management and Corporate Banking at key positions with various local and foreign banks. He has also been associated with Experts Advisory Cell, Ministry of Productions, Government of Pakistan with Economic Appraisal Wing.

Mr. Shaikh holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economic / Finance from University of  Wisconsin, USA and Master’s degree in Business Administration from Edward Kardelji University and International Centre for Public Enterprises, Slovenia. He has also attended various national and international trainings and seminars during his career.

Mian Nusrat-ud-Din

Mian Nusrat-ud-Din is representing Tajammal Foundation on the Board of NITL. He is the Chairman, Chenab Group, which is engaged in integrated manufacturing and export of Textile goods as well as in Agricultural products. Mian Nusrat-ud-Din is a graduate in Chemical Engineering and also holds a Master’s degree in Chemical Technology. He has over 40 years management experience of Textile Spinning Mill and Chemical Plants. Also, he has vast experience as a member executive committee of Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry and various Trusts.

Mr. Ahmad Aqeel

Mr. Ahmad Aqeel is a seasoned entrepreneur and business professional with over 15 years of experience mainly in Oil & Gas, Power, Financial, Automobile Sectors & Petroleum Industry. He has been serving a third term as a Director on the Board of Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL). He is the Chairman of Risk Management Committee & a member ofthe key Committees of the Board.

Mr. Aqeel is serving as a Director on the Board of National Investment Trust Limited (NITL) & a member of Audit & HR Committees of NITL. In addition, he is serving as an independent Director on the Board of Nishat Power Limited (NPL), where he is also the Chairman of Audit & HR Committees. Furthermore, Mr. Aqeel is a Director on the Board of Adamjee Life Assurance Company Ltd.

Mr. Aqeel is credited with setting up & managing retail business with Total Parco Pakistan Limited and CNG retail business for more than a decade. In the past he was involved in the business of construction, high value building solutions & real estate.

Mr. Aqeel is a Ravian, a Law Graduate from Pakistan College of Law of the University of Punjab and a Certified Director from Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance (PICG). Enrolled at the database of the SECP with Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance (PICG) as an Independent Certified Director. He has been attending local and international workshops and seminars and is also a member of Lahore Gymkhana.

Mr. Saeed Iqbal

Mr. Saeed Iqbal is Group Head Institutional and Investment Banking - United Bank Limited. Saeed has over 23 years of experience with respect to wholesale banking, project & structured finance, debt capital markets as well as M&A and private and listed equity. Prior to joining UBL, he was the Head of Structured Finance at ANZ Investment Bank, Pakistan where he was responsible for originating, structuring and executing projects in the energy, telecom, oil & gas, infrastructure and ports sectors, amongst others. At UBL he leadsboth the Institutional and Investment Banking business streams. As Head of Institutional Banking, Saeed oversees UBL’s entire domestic public sector asset portfolio of over US$ 1 Billion. Simultaneously, he leads UBL’s investment banking business with a multi-award winning team of professionals operating in both Pakistan and the GCC offering a full suite of investment banking services encompassing loan syndications, fixed income issuance and distribution, project and structured finance as well as principal equity investments, private placements and M&A. He isalso a member of UBL’s ALCO and Investment Committees, a Trustee of the company’s employee funds and represents the institution as a director on the boards of a number of companies in which UBL has an interest. Saeed has a BSc. (Econ) Honors degree from the London School of Economics and an MA Development Economics from the University of Sussex.

Mr. Arif Usmani

Mr. Arif Usmani is serving as President & CEO – National Bank of Pakistan.

Mr. Usmani started his career with Citi Pakistan in 1981 in the Corporate Banking Group and since then held a number of positions. He has over 35 years of experience across several geographic markets and areas in various banking disciplines, including a number of critical management positions in the Asia Pacific region. From 1989 to 1994, he was with Saudi Arabia's second largest bank SAMBA in Riyadh where he managed some of the largest borrowing relationships in the region. In 1994, Mr. Usmani relocated to Singapore and Asia Pacific region, where for five years he held a number of critical positions in different countries including Hong Kong and Singapore. Later, he moved as Citi Country Officer to Slovakia where he is credited with greatly developing the business before taking over as Country Head Citi Nigeria and Regional Head West Africa- the latter role involving management of the Citi Franchises in Nigeria, Cote D'ivoire, Cameroon, Gabon, the Republic of Congo as well as Senegal. In 2003, Mr. Usmani moved back to SAMBA Financial Group as the Chief Risk Officer, in 2008 he joined the Citi franchise in Pakistan as CEO. Mr. Usmani is considered authority on risk management. Mr. Usmani holds a First Class B.Sc (Hons) degree from Imperial College, University of London and is an Associate of the Royal College of Science.

Mr. Nauman Zafar

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