At the Karachi Stock Exchange, Mr. Afridi has been responsible for restructuring the organization into a commercial entity with the introduction of professional management, new products including derivatives and data-vending, enhanced branding and agreements with regional exchanges. The Karachi Stock Exchange is now well positioned to be corporatized and demutualized. Mr. Afridi is also on the Boards of Central Depository Company (CDC), National Clearing Company of Pakistan Limited and Institute of Capital Markets. He is also the current Vice Chairman of the South Asian Federation of Exchanges (SAFE).
Mr. Afridi is an active supporter of charitable organizations. He is the President of the Old Grammarians Society & Trust and member of the Executive Committee (Fund Raising) of Kidney Centre.