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Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Khalil brings with him more than 30 years of banking experience, evenly divided between corporate business solicitation and risk management. Prior to joining MCB Investment Management Limited (formerly MCB Arif Habib Savings and
Investments Limited) as Chief Executive Officer, he served as Chief Risk Officer at MCB Islamic Bank Limited and as Business Head-Portfolio Management in the Wholesale Banking Group at MCB Bank Limited. Mr. Khalil has also spent considerable time at Al-Faysal Investment Bank and Faysal Bank Limited. Mr. Khawaja Khalil Shah holds an MBA degree from Lahore University of Management Sciences.
Chief Sales & Distribution Officer
Mr. Junaid is a seasoned Investments and Sales professional with over 20 years of experience. He has delivered value results in various job functions, with extensive experience in spearheading business growth strategies.
Mr. Junaid Qamar holds a Bachelors degree (BS – Accounting) from College of Staten Island, NY, USA and a Masters degree (MBA – Finance & Investments) from Wagner College, NY, USA.
Prior to his experience at MCB Funds, he was associated with Soneri Bank Limited where he was serving as the Head – Money Market & Fixed Income. With a blend of extensive experiences in the past, Mr. Junaid has also been associated with Arif Habib Investments, Pearson Inc. NY, USA and UBL Fund Managers. He has also served as Director of Financial Market Association.
Chief Investment Officer
Asim holds more than 17 years’ experience in Investment Management and supervises Investment and Research function at MCB Funds. He holds meticulous performance record and has been managing top performing funds for several years in both Equity and Fixed Income Funds. Asim started his career from Treasury and moved to Buy Side Research with an Investment Firm in 2005 and later joined MCB Funds as Equity Fund Manager in 2008. During the decade, 2008-2017, core Equity Fund delivered about double the benchmark KSE100 Index return while beating 90% of Equity Funds Industry. Macro driven investing is his key Investment approach. Asim did his MBA from IBA and is also a CFA Charterholder. In 2018, Asim attended Harvard University for Investment Management Workshop.
He is a passionate volunteer and past President of CFA Society Pakistan. Asim has also served as SECP nominee on the Board Member of Institute of Financial Markets of Markets.
Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Asif is a Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan having post qualification of over 12 years with over eleven years in the Asset Management Industry. Previously, he had also worked as Head of Compliance in Faysal Asset Management Limited and Head of Fund Accounting at Arif Habib Investments Limited. He completed his articles with KPMG Taseer Hadi & Co. Chartered Accountant.
He was also member of Accounting Standards Committee of ICAP in 2010-2011 & 2011-2012.
Chief Business Transformation Officer & Company Secretary
Mr Altaf Faisal have been associated with MCB Funds for over 14 years. In his tenure he has proved to be a valuable asset for the company in providing excellence in services. Currently he holds the position of Chief Business Transformation Officer and commands over Business Transformation Department. With extensive experience in spearheading business growth strategies, he has been a core player in launching of new funds and an active member of Business Process Re-engineering.
Mr. Faisal is currently working as Chief Business Transformation Officer in Business Transformation Department, prior to this, he has also served as Head of Operation of Unit Holder Accounting Department. He holds CMA Certification and B. Com from University of Karachi.
Mr Faisal is a Management Accountant from the Institute of Cost and Management Accountant of Pakistan (ICMAP).
Among many of his achievements, Mr Faisal has also been involved and played a key role in launching Pakistan’s First Mutual Fund PayPak Debit Card. Prior to this responsibility, he was working as Manager Fund Accounting and looking after the Financial Reporting, Accounting of Funds and Discretionary Portfolios of the Company.
Few words from Mr. Faisal about himself:
“I have never been afraid of a situation or a task! I am a fighter and I fight my way to the top. And that’s what I teach to fellow beings”.
Head of Quality Assurance & Customer Services
Moiz Ali holds a Masters degree (MBA Finance & Accounting) from Preston University Karachi. He has a combined work experience of over 17 years in Asset Management industry specifically in the areas of Customer Services, Operations, Transfer Agent & Quality Assurance. Throughout his professional carrier he has been involved in various value added projects focusing on use of technology and data analysis for improved customer experience.
At MCB Funds, Moiz is responsible to ensure that systems are in place to provide smooth processing of customer’s requests and at the same time look to improve service quality with constant monitoring and analysis across all customer touch points.
Head of Digital Business & Marketing
Monis Usman is a Digital Marketing enthusiast and holds more than 12 years of core experience in the field of Marketing. Coming from a vast background for working in some renowned companies – British Gas (London), JWT (London), Pfizer (Pakistan), Daraz (Alibaba Group) and other E-Commerce startups – connecting and analyzing data with marketing is his specialty. He has delivered outstanding results in various job functions, with extensive experience in spearheading business growth strategies through digital marketing.
Mr. Monis Usman holds an MBA degree with majors in International Marketing from University of Cardiff, England and hold a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from University of Wales.
Prior to joining MCB Funds he was leading Daraz (Alibaba Group) as Head of Marketing and played a vital role in its successful acquisition by Alibaba Group. He also headed Marketing for Kaymu (E-commerce startup by Rocket Internet Germany) and was the acting CEO at the time of its merger with Daraz (Alibaba Group).
Few words from Mr. Monis about himself:
“I’m passionate about people, about strategy, change, getting things done and ensuring that we do things right and do the right things. I always strive for perfection but recognize that I won’t always get there and that we are on a continuous journey of improvement. The words “digital disruption” scares people, but am on a mission to change this thinking.”
Head of Information Technology
Shabbir Hussain joined MCB Funds in May 2007 and is currently Heading Information Technology Department. Before being appointed as the Head of IT, Mr. Shabbir was working as Manager Development.
He is a seasoned Software Engineer with wide experience in System Development. Prior to joining the current organization, Mr. Shabbir was associated with leading Asset Management Companies such as Alfalah GHP Investments & Arif Habib Investments.
Mr. Shabbir is a Computer Science Graduate having 3 year eACCP Certification. His experience includes Operational Risk Management, IT Security, designing & development of business applications, planning and implementation of Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Programs.
Head of Compliance
Syed Sohail Ahmed has over fifteen(15) years of managerial experience in the fields of Compliance, Risk Management and Internal Audit. He has been associated with MCB Funds since June, 2008. Sohail is one of the most experienced compliance professional in asset management industry of Pakistan. Prior to joining MCB Funds, he served as a consultant in Risk Advisory Services of A.F.Ferguson & Co. (a member firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers – PwC network). He also completed his four years mandatory professional training in Assurance and Business Advisory Services of A.F.Ferguson & Co. Sohail is a Certified Anti Money Laundering Professional from Institute of Financial Markets of Pakistan. He holds a Master degree in Economics and Finance from University of Karachi. He is a Certified Internal Control Auditor (CICA) and Fellow Public Finance Accountant (FPFA).
Head of Human Resources & Administration
Ms. Zehra holds a Master’s of Business Administration degree specialized in Human Resource Management and she is a Certified Human Resource Professional (CHRP). She is an experienced and results oriented HR Professional with multifaceted expertise. She has more than Eight years of experience in managing human resources where she acquired critical HR management skills throughout her career span to develop and operationalize best practices in areas of Talent Acquisition & Management, Total Rewards & Benefits Management, Employees’ Training & Performance Management, Employees’ Engagement and HR Compliance Management.
At MCB Funds, Ms. Zehra is responsible for directing and planning day-to-day HR operations, benefits program and implement overall HR and Organizational Strategy. She is always willing to take up new challenges and initiatives to create niche processes in terms of HR practices according to Organizational Business Objectives which makes her a Strategic Partner