Dr. Amjad Waheed

Dr. Amjad Waheed joined the Board as an independent non-executive director on March 31, 2011. He is also the member of the Audit Committee of the Company. Dr. Amjad Waheed holds a Doctorate in Business Administration with a major in Investments and Finance from Southern Illinois University, USA and is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). Since inception of the company (sixteen years ago), Dr. Amjad Waheed is the CEO of NBP Fund Management Limited (NBP Funds), which is a subsidiary of National Bank of Pakistan with Baltoro Growth Fund as the other joint venture partner. NBP Funds is presently managing 27 mutual funds, 6 pension sub-funds and several Advisory portfolios. Total assets under management of NBP Funds are presently around Rs.190 billion. NBP Funds is one of the largest and highest rated Asset Management Company in Pakistan.

Before moving back to Pakistan, Dr. Amjad Waheed was Assistant Professor of Finance at Tennessee State University, USA and he has published several articles in top journals of the world such as Journal of Banking & Finance and Financial Management.

Dr. Amjad Waheed has served or is serving on the boards of various companies including Siemens (Pakistan), Nishat Mills, PICIC, Askari Bank, Millat Tractors, Fauji Fertilizer, Pakistan Tobacco, Management Association of Pakistan, LRBT, BankIslami,  Telenor Microfinance Bank, Institute of Financial Markets of Pakistan (IFMP), International Steels and Chairman of Mutual Fund Association of Pakistan (MUFAP).

Dr. Amjad Waheed is a certified director from Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance (PICG).