About Us

Key Management

Mr. Muzzammil Aslam - Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Muzzammil Aslam

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Muzzammil Aslam has over 10 years of experience in the fields of economics, research, business development and financial/capital markets. He has been engaged with KASB Securities Limited as Head of Business Development from November 2004 to April 2009 and with JS Global Capital Limited as Executive Vice President - Senior Economist, Head of Business Development and Head of Research from May 2009 to June 2012. Thereafter, he has been managing his own economic research think tank/consultancy firm "Emerging Economics Research". Various government departments also seek firm's independent view on major economic issues. Further, his work on economics has been actively pursued by the State Bank of Pakistan and Ministry of Finance. By qualification, Mr. Muzzamil holds Bachelor of Commerce and Master of Public Administration Degrees from the University of Karachi, MAS Degree in Economics from Applied Economics Research Centre, University of Karachi and Master of Science Degree in Economics from the University of Bath, United Kingdom.

Mr. Ali Khalpey - Advisor to the Board of Directors

Mr. Ali Khalpey

Advisor to the Board of Directors

Mr. Khalpey has been the Chief Executive Officer of Frontier Operations at EFG Hermes Holding S.A.E. since January 04, 2017. He served as the Global Head of Equities and Partner at Exotix Limited. Prior to this. He served as the Head of Equities for Africa at Renaissance Capital in mid-2011. While at Renaissance Capital, he managed a team of over 50 members across sales, trading and research with a particular focus on its specialist Africa sales team. He joined Renaissance Capital as the Global Head of Africa Sales in 2010. In 2002, he joined Investec Securities to rebuild its equity distribution platform. In 2004, Mr. Khalpey established Investec Securities’ platform for North America. He began his career through the Graduate Training Program at Mercury Asset Management in 1996. Mr. Khalpey has 17 years of experience in financial services, including equity sales and asset management. He holds a B.A. in Economics from London School of Economics.

Mr. Asim Ali - Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Asim Ali

Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Asim Ali has over 6 years of experience of equity market. He has been engaged with JS Global Capital Limited in Equity Sales Department from April 2006 to December 2012. In addition, he has extensive experience of quality control and customer services being having engaged as Sales Executive for two years with Star Giga Establishment, Dubai, UAE, a real estate/property development company. Mr. Asim holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree.

Mr. Adnan Qaseem Ahmed - Director Treasury

Mr. Adnan Qaseem Ahmed

Director Treasury

Mr. Adnan Qaseem Ahmed has over 17 years of diversified experience with major of financial markets. Prior to his joining EFG Hermes Pakistan, he worked with BMA Capital Management Limited for two terms as SVP - Head of Money Market and Fixed Income Sales and SVP - Head of Fixed Income and Corporate Treasury and with Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan as Joint Director, Securities Market Division. He is an Associate Member of Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan and a Certified Financial Consultant from the Institute of Financial Consultants.

Mr. Shahid Kamal, ACMA, FPFA - Company Secretary

Mr. Shahid Kamal, ACMA, FPFA

Company Secretary

Mr. Shahid is an Associate Member of Institute of Cost and Management Accountant of Pakistan and also Fellow Member of Pakistan Institute of Public Finance Accountants. He has diverse experience of more than 12 years in the area of Risk Management, Compliance, Internal Audit, Secretarial Practices, and Accounts & Finance etc. Before joining EFG Hermes Pakistan he had been associated with corporate brokerage firms, Shajar Capital Pakistan for 5 years and with JS Global Capital Limited for 6 years.

Mr. Ahmad Zakir Hafeez - Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Ahmad Zakir Hafeez

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Hafeez has vast experience of Brokerage Industry, Risk Management, Taxation, Financial Accounting and Financial Management. He has been engaged with EFG Hermes Pakistan since its inception in 1999 as Invest and Finance Securities Limited and has worked in various capacities at Lahore Office and Head Office, Karachi. He looks after the financial division of the Company including banking and tax related matters. He holds Bachelor of Commerce and Master of Business Administration Degrees. He has been Director of the Company from August 2011 to March 2015.