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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. Manzoor Ahmed

Mr. Manzoor Ahmed is Chief Operating Officer (COO) of National Investment Trust Limited (NIT). As COO, since 8 years, he has been successfully managing the operations and investment portfolio worth Rs.90bn approx. He has experience of over 29 years of the Mutual Fund industry and has been placed at many key positions within NIT that includes capital market operations, investments, research and liaising with the regulatory authorities. He is M.B.A. and also holds D.A.I.B.P. At present, he is a candidate for CFA Level III.
Mr. Ahmed has also attended various training courses organized by locally and internationally reputed institutions like London Business School (LBS) UK, Institute of Directors, London and Financial Markets World, New York (USA).
He represents NIT as Nominee Director on the Board of Directors of many leading national and multinational companies of Pakistan. Mr. Ahmed is also a Certified Director from Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance.

Mr. Aamir Amin

Aamir joined NIT in July 2006 as Controller Accounts and elevated to the position of Head of Finance in January 2008. Mr. Amin is a Chartered Accountant by profession from Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) with training from Ernst & Young - Pakistan and also a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA). He has work experience of over 16 years, substantially in financial services industry. He also represents NIT as Nominee Director on various Boards.

Mr. Asim Rafiq

Asim Rafiq is NIT’s Head of Internal Audit and is responsible for the internal audit of all central functions as well as the twenty three branches of the company spread all over Pakistan. Mr. Rafiq also represents NIT as Nominee Director on the Boards of various listed companies.
Prior to joining NIT in 2009 as Head of Internal Audit, Mr. Rafiq worked for Arif Habib Investments Management Limited as Senior Vice President- Head of Funds Accounting & Operations.
Mr. Rafiq qualified as Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan in 2004 with training from A.F. Ferguson & Co. (a member firm of PwCnetwork).

Mr. Ali Bukhari

Prior to joining NIT as the Head of Marketing, Mr. Bukhari had been managing Vector Securities (Pvt.) Limited, a Pakistan Stock Exchange Member Brokerage Firm. Bukhari’s past profile boasts association with some of the top names of the asset management industry including National Investment Trust Limited. His 13yrs of diversified experience of marketing, advisory, distribution, product development and operations in the asset management industry and subsequently with the PSX Brokerage fraternity, has nurtured him into a seasoned financial market professional. He has represented the financial markets on Myriad investment forums in Pakistan with a couple in UAE and China (Shanghai, Beijing and Shenzhen).

Mr. Bukhari is an MBA from one of the prestigious Business Schools of Pakistan with a baccalaureate in information technology.

He is also certified by the Institute of Capital Markets of Pakistan as a Mutual Funds Distributor.

Mr. Abdul Rashid

Mr. Abdul Rashid is Company Secretary and Head of Legal Affairs Department of NITL. He has over 30 years of experience with Corporate Affairs, Corporate Governance, Marketing and Legal Affairs Departments. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Law and a Master’s Degree in Economics from the University of Karachi. He is also a qualified DAIBP from the Institute of Bankers Pakistan.