A cohesive team that brings experience, innovation and expertise.
MD & CEO
MD & CEO
MD & CEOMs. Ayesha Aziz, CFA Ms. Aziz currently serves as the Managing Director of Pak Brunei Investment Company and also holds directorship in Awwal Modaraba Management Limited (wholly owned subsidiary of Pak Brunei), KSB Pumps Company Limited, Engro Polymer and Chemicals Limited and Glaxo SmithKline Consumer Healthcare besides chairing the Board of Primus Leasing Limited (wholly owned subsidiary of Pak Brunei). She brings over 28 years of experience in Structured Finance, Private Equity & Strategic Advisory businesses. Ms. Aziz has been associated with Pak Brunei Investment Company since inception and has helped to position it as a leading Investment Bank in terms of scope and scale of operations as well as quality of assets. She has also overseen establishment of subsidiaries for asset management, Islamic finance and leasing over this period. Ms. Aziz started her career from ANZ Grindlays Bank and worked in Merchant Banking & Treasury Markets Divisions. She was also involved in establishing and managing business operations of Pak Oman Investment Company and its subsidiaries, in senior managerial roles.
Ms. Aziz is an MBA from the Institute of Business Administration and a qualified Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).
Chief Operating Officer
Group Head, SME Group
Head of Finance
Head of MOOR
Head of Corporate Banking
Head of Internal Audit
Head of Compliance
Head of Credit Risk & Monitoring
Chief Operating OfficerEngr. Abdul Jaleel Shaikh 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.
Acting CFOMs. Humaira Siddique – Acting Chief Financial Officer 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.
Group Head, SME GroupMs. Arjumand A. Qazi Ms. Arjumand A. Qazi joined Pak-Brunei Investment Company Limited as Group Head Corporate and SME Banking Group. She established the SME department of Pak Brunei in 2012 and has been serving the SME sector, including women entrepreneurs, by bridging the gap between trade and industry and the financial sector. Ms. Qazi was associated with SME Leasing Limited as a Director on the Board since its inception in 2002. She was entrusted with the responsibility to head SME Leasing Limited as Chief Executive Officer in October 2007 where she remained till June 2012. She brings with her more than three decades of diversified experience in the financial sector i.e. National Development Finance Corporation, ORIX Investment Bank Pakistan, SME Leasing Limited as well as with the trade and industry giving her expertise in enterprise development. Ms. Qazi holds a degree in Law and in Commerce from Karachi University and is a Diplomaed Associate of the Institute of Bankers in Pakistan (DAIBP). She is the founder and board member of various financial and social enterprises and has in-depth experience in establishing, acquiring, turn-around and sale of small and medium enterprises. She was on the Executive Committee of FPCCI, the apex Trade Body of the country, as a representative of the NBFI & Modarabas Association of Pakistan and for a number of years was the Permanent Representative on Economic Cooperation Organization-Women Entrepreneurs Council (ECO-WEC) from Pakistan.
Head of FinancePervez Baig
Mr. Pervez A.Baig’s professional experience spreads over 25 years at senior positions with various financial institution including National Development Leasing Corporation and Pak Oman Microfinance Bank Limited.
He has been with Pak Brunei Investment Company since inception and brings extensive experience in budgeting, taxation and financial management.
Head ASIGMs. Sadaf Shabbir – Head ASIG
Ms. Shabbir brings over twenty one years of experience in structured finance, project finance, distressed assets, advisory, and risk management with wide exposure across all sectors locally. She has been associated with Pak Brunei group since March 2008 when she joined as Head of Risk Department and was instrumental in setting up the function. From there she moved on to investment banking as Head, Structured Finance. She played an instrumental role in setting up Awwal Modaraba in 2015 in order to extend the group’s portfolio based on her experience of revival of distressed assets and worked there for some years before re-joining Pak Brunei as Head, Advisory & Strategic Investments Group in September 2021. Previously she worked with JCR-VIS Credit Rating Company where she last served as Head, Corporate Ratings and Member, Rating Committee. Ms. Shabbir holds an MBA in Finance from the Institute of Business Administration, Karachi and is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Financial Risk Manager (FRM). She has attended several local and international trainings on structured finance, asset securitization and Islamic Finance. She has also attended the SECP approved Director’s Training Program – ‘Enhancing Board Effectiveness’ conducted by Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) as well as the ‘Leadership and Governance Training’ delivered by CFA Institute and The Institute of Directors (IOD) UK.
Company SecretaryMs. Misbah Asjad is an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan. She started her career from Deloitte Yousuf Adil, Chartered Accountants, Pakistan specializing in Audit and Assurance Services in financial services sector including NBFCs and mutual funds. Her eight years of working experience include statutory and financial audits, reviews and other engagements of reputable multinational and local organizations. Prior to joining Pak Brunei Investment Company, she was associated with Mutual Funds Association of Pakistan (MUFAP) as its CFO and Company Secretary.
She has also attended the SECP approved Director’s Training Program – ‘Enhancing Board Effectiveness’ conducted by Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS).
Head of MOORMr. Fahad Fahim Mr. Fahad Fahim has over 9 years of professional experience in Finance and Risk Management. Mr. Fahad specializes in Market, Operational and Liquidity risk as well as Business Continuity and Disaster planning. Mr. Fahad holds a Masters degree in Risk Management from Sheffield Business School (UK) and is an associate member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. He is also a member of Board of Studies at Institute of Business Management, governing body that approves under graduate and post-graduate curriculum for Risk Management & Actuarial Sciences programs.
Head of Corporate BankingMr. Adnan R. Naqvi – Head Corporate Banking
Mr. Naqvi brings with him over seventeen (17) years of Corporate Finance experience. He is associated with Pak Brunei since 2007. His career has grown along with the institutional trajectory. He has recently assumed responsibilities as Head Corporate Banking. Previously, he was assigned various positions in Advisory & Strategic Investment Group where he was instrumental in Pak Brunei’s success, in a niche, of working with out-of-focus segments of the industry. Mr. Naqvi’s key skills include due diligence of complicated & weak balance sheets, placements, advisory, closely-held-family-owned houses, businesses with high dependency on informal sector etc. Over the years, he has successfully managed some of the flagship transactions of Pak Brunei. He has also served on various boards as a nominee director of Pak Brunei. Mr. Naqvi holds a master degree in Business Administration from the University of Karachi.
Head of Internal AuditMr. Ahmed Nooruddin Virani is a fellow member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. He has 15 years of experience covering audit of diverse operations including investment banking, asset management, credit, capital markets and Islamic finance. He started his career with KPMG Taseer Hadi & Co. specializing in audit and statutory compliance frameworks. He has been with Pak Brunei Investment Company since July 2012 where, apart from the parent organisation, he is also responsible for audit of group companies including Primus Leasing and Awwal Modaraba Management Ltd.
Head of ComplianceMr. Askary Haider
Mr. Askary has over 30 years of multidimensional experience within the financial sector. During this period, he has held senior positions in operational and financial management in the areas of DFI, Leasing, Modaraba Management and Discounting. Mr. Askary has also worked on the floatation of utility bonds, due diligence in privatization transactions and the process for incorporation of Commercial Banks/NBFIs. In addition to being a business graduate, Mr. Rizvi also holds LLB degree, has completed statutory training requirement of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan, Certified Internal Control Auditor (CICA) and Associate member of Institute of Forensic Accountants of Pakistan (AFA).
Head of Credit Risk & MonitoringMr. Saiyid Najam Rizvi Mr. Rizvi joined Pak Brunei in 2012 and currently heads the Credit Risk and Project Monitoring Department. He has thirty-five years’ work experience encompassing Investment Banking, Project Financing, Structured Finance, Monitoring & Restructuring, Special Assets, Capital Markets, and Regulatory & Internal Compliance. Prior to joining Pak Brunei he worked with a number of financial institutions including National Bank of Pakistan, National Development Finance Corporation and First Credit & Investment Bank. Mr. Rizvi holds an MBA in Finance & Marketing from the IBA, Karachi and a Diploma from the Institute of Bankers in Pakistan (DAIBP). He has been a nominee director on a number of listed and unlisted companies. Apart from professional commitments he takes a keen interest in social & environmental issues - being a member of Shehri – Citizens for a Better Environment, and youth development - regularly serving as a judge at public speaking contests.