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Aftab Ahmed Diwan started his career with Citibank in 1981. During his long tenure with the bank, he had varied exposure in different operational and business areas, which also included offshore assignments. Among the areas in which he served locally include Financial Control, Credit and Worldwide Securities Services. Apart from local assignments he also served Citibank Romania as Securities Business Manager looking after both business and operational activities and Citibank United Kingdom as Project Co-coordinator for Securities-related Cash Exception Project.
He then joined CDC in 1999 and is currently serving as the Chief Executive Officer at CDC and as a Director at ITMinds Limited. He has previously served as the Chief Operating Officer from 2004 to 2017 and Head of Operations from 1999 to 2004 at CDC. He has represented CDC at various international forums including the Association of National Numbering Agencies (ANNA) and Asia-Pacific Central Securities Depositories Group (ACG). He has also served as the Chairman of the Consultative Group on Capital Markets, formed by the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan from May 2009 to September 2010.
Mr. Veqar Islam is the Senior Vice President and Member Executive Board of Comptel Corporation. He holds Masters Degree in Commerce from Karachi University. He has already been Sub Region Head for Nokia Siemens for the year 2010 and 2011 in (MEAE) and 2008, 2009 and 2010 in Gulf and Pakistan. He has also served as the Board Member of NADRA from 2006 to 2009.

"Mr. Moin M. Fudda has over 40 years of rich and unique blend of professional experience which encompasses working for the corporate sector and performing diplomatic duties. He holds MBA (Insurance & Risk Management) from St. Jones University, New York, and B.S. (Insurance & Economics) from R.C.D. College of Insurance, Tehran. In his former role as Managing Director of Karachi Stock Exchange or “KSE” (now Pakistan Stock Exchange Limited or “PSX”), he helped in formation of Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance (PICG). He is a Certified Corporate Governance Trainer by International Finance Corporation (IFC) since 2010 and is a Member of Faculty as well Nominee Director of PSX on the Board of PICG.

Since 1990, he has been serving as the Honorary Consul General of New Zealand for Pakistan. Besides, he is a Country Representative for SCOR – A Global Tier-1 Reinsurer. He is a Member of Board of Directors of Karachi Council on Foreign Relations and a Member, Executive Committee of English Speaking Union of Pakistan. Moreover, since 2003, he continues to serve as Chairman and/or member of various Alternate Dispute Resolution Committees (ADRC) formed by the Federal Board of Revenue.

He worked for American Internationals Group (AIG) in its head office and as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at The College of Insurance in New York. He has been the Executive Director - Reinsurance, Pakistan Insurance Corporation; Country Chief of New Zealand Insurance and Commercial Union (now AVIVA) and founder Managing Director of Commercial Union Life (now Jubilee Life Insurance). He has served on Technical Committees of Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) Reinsurance Pool and Federation of Afro Asian Insurers and Reinsurers Pool (FAIR).

He was nominee Director of Management Association of Pakistan (MAP) on the Board of the then KSE in 1999-2000 and thereafter as its Managing Director from 2002 to 2005. During the same period, on behalf of KSE, he was nominated and elected as the Chairman of the Board of National Clearing Company of Pakistan Limited, Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Board of Central Depository Company of Pakistan and a founding Managing Director of the National Commodity Exchange (now Pakistan Mercantile Exchange Limited). He represented KSE at South Asian Federation of Exchanges (SAFE), and Chaired the Corporate Governance Task Force of the Federation of European & Asian Stock Exchanges (FEAS).

From September 2005 till January 2016, he remained Country Director of Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) Pakistan. From, February 2015 to December 2015 as a Nominee Director of SECP, Mr. Fudda also served as Chairman of the Board of former Islamabad Stock Exchange Limited and helped in integration of the three Stock Exchanges. Earlier he held other prominent positions such as Presidents of the Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce & Industry (OICCI), Management Association of Pakistan (MAP), and the Karachi Boat Club. He has also been a Founding Director of National Center for Disputes Resolution (NCDR formerly KCDR), a Board Member of Privatization Commission and Board of Investment (Government of Pakistan), Pakistan Institute of Management (PIM), Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FPCC&I) and Pakistan Britain Business Advisory Group He was appointed as Member of the Committees on Anti-Money Laundering and Transfer Pricing by SECP and a member of National Policy Platform for Competitiveness & Economic Growth by Ministry of Economic Affairs, He was a Member of the Task Force formed in 2009 to review Code of Corporate Governance. He advocated for development of Rules of Corporate Governance for Public Sector Enterprises (PSEs) and as an active member of Task force formed by Ministry of Finance, he ensured enactment of these rules. Mr. Fudda also remained an Independent Director & Chairman of the Audit Committee at Wyeth Pakistan Limited.

Mr. Fudda’s achievements have been recognized through various accolades bestowed upon him. In 2006, Mr. Fudda was awarded Sitara-e-Imtiaz (S.I.) conferred by the President of Pakistan. In 2002, he was recognised as the Honorary Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit (ONZM) and in 1990, NZ Commemoration Medal was conferred by the Queen of New Zealand. In the year 1989, Mr. Fudda was awarded the Best Managers Award by Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi.

He is a nominee Director of SECP on the Board of PSX and is a member of Regulatory Affairs Committee, Audit Committee, Human Resources & Remuneration Committee, Voluntary De-listing Committee and Listing Committee of the Board.

Other Directorships and Offices:
  • Independent Director, Al-Meezan Investment Management Limited
  • Nominee Director of PSX, Central Depository Company of Pakistan Limited (CDC) & Chairman of Audit Committee.
  • Nominee Director of PSX, Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance (PICG)
  • Nominee Director of CDC, ITMinds Limited."

Zafar Iqbal Sobani brings with him over thirty eight years’ experience of working in the manufacturing, power sector and audit profession in Pakistan and in the Middle East. He Obtained his qualification of Chartered Accountancy and Cost & Management Accountancy in the early eighties from Pakistan.

His experience also include involvement in the power sector of the Country since 2007 heading Hubco Pakistan and Liberty Power Tech and has exposure of all the facets of the power sector industry in the country along with strong relationship with all the major stake holders in power sector of the Country. His experience also includes working with Pakistan Oxygen Limited (now Linde Pakistan) a MNC company as well as large local groups which includes, Lakson Group and House of Habib in the areas of finance, arranging the project funding of large size project, treasury, costing, supply chain, real estate management, marketing and general management.

He is a Board member of Privatization Commission since January 2014 and is actively contributing in the Privatization transactions carried in last eighteen months and currently divestments of PSEs including DISCOs and

He has been the President of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) the self-regulator of accounting profession in the country and served actively in council and regional committee in various capacities. He also remained Chairman of Quality Control Board entrusted with the objective of overseeing the quality of audit assurance work in Pakistan. He also remained member of managing committee of Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Currently he is serving as Board member of few companies and Institutes

Currently he is engaged in the consultancy in the power sector.
Junaid ShekhaMr. Muhammad Junaid Shekha is the Chief Executive Officer of ITMinds Limited. He assumed the position of CEO on July 1, 2014 leading the Business Process Outsourcing Services segment as well as other associated IT services of ITMinds. ITMinds is working towards its growth and selling concept of accounting outsourcing to different organizations in Pakistan.

As CEO, Junaid manages a diverse team of 60 people. He is committed to attract the best talent to provide exemplary services to clients. The company has grown exponentially under his management, and is quickly assuming a leadership role in its key service offering. Junaid joined the holding company The Central Depository Company of Pakistan Limited (CDC) in early 2006 and led various teams and initiatives in different areas of business such as Internal Audit, Operations and Product Development. His previous assignment at CDC was as the Chief Internal Auditor, the position which he held for two years. His other roles and responsibilities include CSR initiatives at CDC and also acted as a Business Continuity Manager.

At a personal level Junaid volunteers both at the professional and community level. He presently is an elected member of Southern Regional Committee (SRC) of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) for the term 2013 – 2017. He also held the position of Chairman SRC for the term 2013-14.

Junaid began his career as a trainee chartered accountant with Price Waterhouse Coopers in Karachi and later remained associated with Ernst & Young, working in both its Karachi and London offices. He is certified by the Institute of Internal Auditors, USA and a Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan and Institute of Cost & Management Accountants of Pakistan. He is also a certified director from ICAP.
CFO Mr. Zahid is a member of the Pakistan Institute of Public Finance Accountants and CA finalist. He completed his articleship from KPMG Pakistan. Mr. Zahid has vast mutual fund industry experience including over 5 years of experience with Asset Management Companies and more than 7 years with CDC in Trustee Business operations. Prior to joining CDC, he has served as Head of Operations in KASB Funds Limited and as Vice President Finance & Operations with Arif Habib Investment Management Limited. Mr. Zahid joined trustee department of CDC in 2006, where he was assigned with added responsibility of representing the department in development and implementation of Fund Management System (FMS) which is developed with the aim of implementing Straight through Processing and automation in the trustee business operations. Later on, he was assigned the responsibility to manage BPO Services department of ITMinds. Along with the management of BPO Services department, he is also engaged in development of Back Office Accounting System.

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