Board of Directors

Mr. Khalid Aziz Mirza – Chairman

Khalid Mirza has nearly 50 years of work experience. From 1966-68, he served in a variety of executive positions in the Asmirali Fancy Group, a diversified business conglomerate. Between 1968-83, Mr. Mirza gained extensive investment banking experience both in Pakistan and in the United Kingdom in the areas of project finance, corporate mergers and acquisitions, securities issuance and trading, and portfolio management. He joined IFC as an investment officer in February 1983. Rising through successive promotions, he served as IFC’s Chief of Mission in Turkey (1994-96) and Chief of Regional Mission in Thailand (1998-2000). Mr. Mirza has served at various positions in Investment Corporation of Pakistan (ICP), Credit & Finance Corporation – London; International Finance Corporation (IFC) (Member, World Bank Group) and The World Bank – Washington DC, USA. Besides this, he also served as Chairman – Securities & Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP); Chairman and Chief Executive – Monopoly Control Authority, GoP; Chairman and Chief Executive – Competition Commission of Pakistan and Member – Competition Appellate Tribunal. Mr. Mirza is also the Chairman and Independent Director of Orix Leasing Pakistan Limited, Independent director of SILK Bank Limited and Independent Director of the Board Mediterranean and Gulf Insurance and Reinsurance Co. B.S.C., Bahrain.

Mr. S.M. Aamir Shamim - Director

Mr. S.M. Aamir Shamim, a seasoned banking and finance professional with over 31 years of experience, currently holds the position of Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Pak Brunei Investment Company Limited. Before stepping into his current role at Pak Brunei, Mr. Aamir served in various high-ranking roles across international and local financial institutions, acquiring substantial experience in conventional, Islamic, and investment banking. These roles include his time as Senior Executive Vice President (SEVP) and Group Head of Treasury & Financial Institutions at BankIslami Pakistan Limited, SVP & Islamic Banking Specialist at the Islamic Bank of Thailand, and AGM & Head of Treasury & International Division at Tadhamon International Islamic Bank Limited, among others. Over the years, Mr. Aamir has been recognized for his professional achievements, which include the introduction of Sukuk regulations with the SEC of Thailand and the restructuring of SBFC which leads to the formation of the SME Bank. Aamir holds a Master's degree in Economics from the University of Karachi, Pakistan.

Ms.Sadaf Shabbir – Chief Executive

Ms. Shabbir has over twenty two years of work experience spanning risk, consulting, investment banking, turnaround of distressed assets in both conventional and Islamic finance. She has been associated with the Pak Brunei group since the year 2008 working in senior capacities in both Pak Brunei and its subsidiaries. Previously, she worked with VIS Credit Rating Ltd. as Head Corporates Ratings and Member, Rating Committee and with Anjum Asim Shahid Associates (Pvt.) Ltd. in their management consultancy wing. Ms. Shabbir holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Institute of Business Administration, Karachi. She is a CFA and FRM charterholder. She has completed the Director’s training course ‘Enhancing Board Effectiveness’ from Lahore University of Management Sciences (“LUMS”) and ‘Leadership and Governance Training’ delivered by the CFA Institute and The Institute of Directors (“IOD”) UK. She is a certified Ethics Trainer by the CFA Institute.

Mr. Shahid Ghaffar - Director

Mr. Shahid Ghaffar has worked as Managing Director, National Investment Trust Limited (NITL) (2014-2017). He possesses vast experience of working at top positions in the financial sector. He was worked as Head of Investor Relations and Corporate Representation as well as member of Management Forum at Habib Bank Limited (HBL). Prior to that he had also served as Chief Executive Officer of HBL Asset Management Limited for over six years (2005-2012) and was instrumental in the establishment and growth of the company. Mr. Ghaffar has held key positions in the areas of asset management, capital market regulation and governance. At Securities And Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) he served as Executive Director/Commissioner from 2000 to 2005 and played a vital role towards the implementation of wide ranging reforms in the Capital Market and capacity building of Securities Market Division of Securities And Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP). While working as Managing Director/CEO Karachi Stock Exchange during his two years’ tenure (1998-2000) he introduced effective risk management measures and was also instrumental in the automation of trading, enhancing capacity building and professionalism at the Stock Exchange. During the period 1977-1998, Mr. Shahid Ghaffar had served National Investment Trust Limited (NITL) (one of the biggest open- ended funds in the country) in different capacities in the Asset Management Division and at various stages was responsible for managing equity market portfolio, debt/fixed income portfolio and trading desk. He was also involved in the appraisal and monitoring of projects. In 1996, Mr.Ghaffar was entrusted responsibility of Asset Management Division. He actively participated in the reconstruction of NIT during the crisis period i.e. 1996-1998. Mr. Ghaffar holds Master Degree in Business Administration from Gomal University D.I.Khan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. He has attended several courses on Securities Regulations and Securities Markets Development and portfolio management including the prestigious course conducted by Securities and Exchange Commission, in Washington, DC. (United States).

Ms. Humaira Siddique – Director

Ms. Humaira Siddique is a Chartered Accountant by profession and is Fellow Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan. She additionally holds the Master's Degree in Economics and Finance. She brings with her diversified experience of more than 11 years of working in financial Institutions. Prior to joining Pak Brunei Investment Company Limited, she has served First Women Bank limited in capacity of Chief Financial Officer. Before that she worked as Head of Financial & SBP Reporting with FWBL and as Financial Controller with PAIR Investment Company Limited. During this period, she worked on various assignments relating to automation, process reengineering, system implementation and internal controls in addition to financial & regulatory reporting and budgeting & MIS. Ms. Siddique has completed her article-ship from KPMG Taseer Hadi & Co. Chartered Accountants.

Mr. Abdul Jaleel Shaikh – Director

Mr. Shaikh has been associated with Pak Brunei since inception and is currently serving as the Chief Operating Officer. He also holds directorships on the Boards of Nimir Industrial Chemicals Limited, Citi Pharma Limited, Yaqeen Developers Privated Limited, Primus Leasing Limited and Awwal Modaraba Management Limited.
Mr. Shaikh carries with him over four decades years of diversified professional work experience in Project Management & Civil Engineering, Corporate Finance, Credit Administration, Human Resource Management, Information Technology and General Administration. Mr. Shaikh worked as a civil engineer for ten years in Saudi Arabia before joining Saudi Pak Industrial & Agricultural Investment Company. He remained with Saudi Pak for over twenty years and was a key member of the senior management team involved in all strategic business decisions. He represented Saudi Pak on the boards of various manufacturing and service sector companies. Amongst other, these included Saudi Pak Commercial Bank, Saudi Pak Insurance Company, Fecto Cement Co. Ltd., General Modaraba Services (Pvt) Limited, Al Hamara Hills Pvt Ltd and Japan Power Generation Co. Ltd.

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