Thursday, December 2, 2010
Mr. Mohammad Shoaib, CFA is the Chief Executive of Al Meezan Investment Management Ltd. He has played a key role in setting up the company and has been associated with it since inception. He is a highly qualified and seasoned professional with 20 years experience in capital market of the country and knows the fund management business in Pakistan inside out. He has to his credit many accolades and awards, the most significant of them being the “Most Influential CFA charter holder” awarded by CFA Institute in 2006. Al Meezan Investment Management is the only asset management company in Pakistan, exclusively managing Shariah compliant funds and portfolios. The Assets under management of Al Meezan are over Rs.18 billion, making it the largest Shariah compliant asset management company and overall the second largest asset management company in Pakistan in the private sector.
Mr. Shoaib holds MBA degree from IBA besides a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter holder. CFA charter is internationally recognized for high standards of professionalism in investment management and business ethics. He has to his credit being the founder and first president of CFA Association of Pakistan, a member society of CFA Institute. In addition, he has been a past member of CFA Institute’s Asia Pacific Advocacy Committee Global Corporate Governance Task Force which has developed a manual for investors on Corporate Governance.
Mr. Shoaib is currently Presidents’ Council Representative (PCR) for Asia Pacific region elected by 15 societies in the region. In this capacity he represents, over 12,000 CFA charter holders residing in countries including Japan, Korea, Singapore, Hong Kong, China, Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, Taiwan, Australia and New Zealand.