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Mr. Adil Matcheswala is the CEO and founding Director of Speed (Private) Limited, a retail and distribution company that is incorporated in Pakistan. The Company’s portfolio includes numerous leading International brands such as Nike, Adidas, Under Armour, Birkenstock, Tag Heuer, Charles & Keith, Pedro and Timex.

He started his professional career in the financial services industry in 1992 and was the Head of the Equity Sales Division of Jahangir Siddiqui & Co. Ltd. (formerly Bear Stearns Jahangir Siddiqui Limited).

He has previously served as the Chairman of the Board and Chairman of the Audit Committee of JS Global Capital Ltd. as well as a Director of JS Value Fund.

He has served on the Board of JS Bank Limited since 2012.

Mr. Matcheswala graduated from Brown University with an A.B. in Economics.

Directorships in Other Companies:
Speed (Private) Limited
JOMO Technologies (Private) Limited
Service Industries Limited
Syed Mumtaz Ali Shah retired as the Chief Secretary of Sindh in March 2022. He previously served as the Maritime Secretary of Pakistan. Shah has also briefly tenured as the Federal Secretary for the Ministry of Religious Affairs. Prior to his elevation to Grade 22 in 2017, Shah served in many positions in the Government of Sindh. Positions he held in Sindh include Additional Chief Secretary (Home), coveted position of Chairman Enquiries & Anti-Corruption Establishment, Secretary Works and Services, Secretary Information Department, Secretary General Administration (SGA.CD), and Secretary Population Welfare. In the beginning of his career, he served as Assistant Commissioner Multan and Dera Ghazi Khan in Punjab. He has also previously served as District Coordinating Officer (DCO) for Badin, Mirpurkhas, and Nasirabad in Balochistan.

Mr. Mumtaz Ali Shah holds master’s degree in English and Economics.

Directorships in Other Companies: Nil
Lt. Gen. (R) Sadiq Ali, was commissioned in 54th Core Pak Army on March 16, 1984. He is a graduate of Turkish War Academy, Istanbul and NDU, Islamabad. During his career Mr. Sadiq Ali held a number of Staff and Instructional appointments which include BM Infantry Brigade, GSO-I MO Dte, DS & CI (C&SC Qta), COS in a Strike Coprs, VMS and IG Arms GHQ, he has commanded 23rd Core (FF), 7 Armd Bde, 116 Bde, 1 Armd Div, Comdt PMA Kakul, 35 Div, 4 Corps and POF Wah. He has taken over the charge as Secretary Ministry of Defence Production on March 5, 2020 and retired from the position on March 4, 2022.

Directorships in Other Companies:
Mr. Basir Shamsie is President & CEO of JS Bank Limited.

Mr. Shamsie joined Bear Stearns Jahangir Siddiqui & Co. (now Jahangir Siddiqui & Co. Ltd.) in 1994 in the Money and Bond Markets business. His particular expertise is in Treasury and Investment Banking and he is credited with over 60 capital market deals, many of which have been landmark transactions for Pakistan.

He was part of the core team responsible for acquisition of American Express Bank’s Pakistan operations in 2006 and its merger into JS Bank, Mr. Shamsie has since been associated with JS Bank in various senior roles such as Group Head of Treasury, Wholesale & International Banking which he held till May of 2017. His last assignment was Deputy CEO of JS Bank.

He has previously served as Chairman, JS Investments Limited and JS Global Capital Limited and Director of JS Bank Limited.

Directorships in other companies:
Mr. Usman Mubin, was Chairman Nadra from February 2015 to February 2021. Mr. Usman an MIT graduate is the youngest ever head of any leading Pakistani organization. Studied at the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and having a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering and Computers Science as well as a bachelor’s degree in the same subject, Mr. Usman has completed many complicated national and international IT projects which have turned around not only Nadra, but also revolutionized the functioning of many other organizations.

Mr. Usman graduated with a cumulative GPA of 5.0/5.0 in 2002. Before MIT, he graduated from Atchison College with the best A-level grades in the world and won the President’s Medal for best student in his class every year for 12 consecutive years.

In recognition of his services, Mr. Usman has been awarded numerous awards including Tamgha-e-Imtiaz in Public Service by the President of Pakistan in 2008. Mr. Usman Mobin has designed and implemented numerous international projects including Citizens’ Registration Project in Sri Lanka, Identity Management of Sri Lanka, Civil Registration of Sudan, Machine Readable Passports of Kenya and Driver’s License of Bangladesh.

In Pakistan, he has deployed the National Identity Card System, Civil Registration System, Smart Card, and software for Benazir Income Support Programme, Watan Cards, Citizens Damage Compensation Program, Arms License Projects and the world’s first ever ICAO compliant multi-biometric passports.

Mr. Usman brings 12 years of experience in delivering high-quality citizens registration and citizens’ services projects around the world and has been the CTO of the organization since 2002.

Directorships in Other Companies:
Aploi (Pvt) Ltd
Ms. Nargis Ghaloo is a retired senior civil servant having served the Government of Pakistan in various capacities for 36 years. She retired as the Managing Director Public Procurement Regulatory Authority, Government of Pakistan.

Ms. Ghaloo was Chairperson of State Life Insurance Corporation of Pakistan, Pakistan’s largest life assurer, from 2014 to 2016.

Ms. Ghaloo joined the Civil Services of Pakistan in 1982, has many years of professional experience serving in senior management positions with provincial as well as federal government departments in diversified fields such as public sector management, administration, financial, judicial, health, insurance and planning. Ms. Ghaloo did her Masters in English from University of Sindh in 1981 and is a certified Director from The Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance (PICG) and holds certificate of corporate governance from INSEAD and also holds a certificate in company direction from Institute of Directors, UK. Ms. Ghaloo has served on the Board of JS Bank since 2016.

Directorships in Other Companies:
Hinopak Motors Limited
Mr. Khalilullah Shaikh is a Fellow Chartered Accountant and Chartered Certified Accountant. He qualified from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) by setting a new record of winning ‘5 Gold Medals in one sitting’ in the history of ICAP.

He has attended various local and international professional development programs, including the International Leadership Development Program at NUS, Singapore.

In his effort to contribute back to society, he served as an elected Council member of ICAP for 8 years. He has the honor of serving as the Youngest President of ICAP during 2019-20. Mr. Shaikh has contributed to the accountancy profession regionally and globally as a Board member of the South Asian Federation of Accountants (SAFA) and as a member of the Professional Accountants in Business (PAIB) Committee of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC). He is currently representing Pakistan as a Board Member at the global board of IFAC.

Mr. Shaikh is a high-energy, performance-focused Leader with a proven track record of serving at Senior Leadership positions. He is currently serving as Independent Director and Chairman Audit Committee: - Alfalah GHP Investment Management Limited - Dow University of Health Sciences

He also serves as the Chair of ICAP-IBA Research Unit

Positions held during his career:
  • Pakistan International Airlines: Chief Financial Officer 2019 – Sept 2021
  • K-Electric Limited: 2007 – 2019
    • Director Finance & Business Administration
    • Head of Supply Chain
    • Chief Internal Auditor & Secretary BAC
  • Shell Group: Head of Treasury & MIS, 2005-2007
  • A. F. Ferguson & Co. Assurance and Business Advisory Services: 2000 to 2005
Human Capital development is Mr. Shaikh’s passion. He has taught Strategic Financial Management courses to CA and ACCA professionals for many years. His Student Alumni include over 2,500 CAs working across the globe. He speaks regularly at conferences and seminars in Pakistan and abroad.

Directorships in other companies in Pakistan:

  • Alfalah Asset Management Limited
  • Gratus Solutions (Private) Limited
  • Gratus Consultants (Private) Limited

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