20th Anniversary of CFA Society Pakistan

Starting as a small group of just 39 investment professionals, CFA Society Pakistan has come a long way in these past two decades. Active member and stakeholder engagement, and collective efforts of Board Members, Society Members, Society Leaders and Volunteers have all enabled CFA Society Pakistan to be recognized as a distinctive body globally and regionally among CFA Societies, as well as locally in both financial markets and the corporate sector of Pakistan.

As we celebrate our 20th year of promoting professional excellence, we remain committed to active and continuous professional development of investment professionals, expanding reach of the CFA Program in Pakistan, cementing trust of the profession with strong advocacy and as a custodian of professional ethics and being at the forefront of promoting thought leadership and discourse on policy, research, standards, and industry change at local level. 

Main Event: Panel Discussion on Past Decades and Road Ahead: Pakistan's Capital Markets 2002-2042

As part of the celebration event organized by CFA Society Pakistan, a panel discussion on 'Past Decades and Road Ahead: Pakistan's Capital Markets 2002-2042' was held at the Marriott Hotel, Karachi on 1 October 2022.

Dr. Miftah Ismail, Former Federal Minsiter for Finance and Revenue graced the event as the Chief Guest. There were also several notable guests of honor who participated either in person or virtually including:

  • Ms. Margaret Franklin, CFA, President and CEO, CFA Institute
  • Dr. Ishrat Hussain, Economist and Former Advisor to the Prime Minister for Institutional Reforms and Austerity
  • Mr. Aamir Khan, Chairman, Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) 
  • Mr. Farrukh H. Khan, CEO, Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX)
  • Mr. Jameel Ahamd, Governor, State Bank of Pakistan (SBP)
  • Mr. Khalid Mirza, Former Chairman, Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP)
  • Mr. Mohammad Shoaib, CFA, Director and Founding President

Esteemed Panelists included:

  • Dr. Inayat Hussain, Deputy Governor, SBP
  • Mr. Ali Naqvi, Founder and CEO, Aletheia Capital
  • Mr. Arif Habib, Chairman, Arif Habib Group
  • Mr. Khalid Mirza, Former Chairman, SECP
  • Mr. Muhammad Shamoon Tariq, CFA, FDP, CEO, Mahaana Wealth
  • Ms. Mashmooma Zehra Majeed, CFA, CEO, MUFAP
  • Mr. Muhammad Ali Tabba, CEO, Lucky Cement Ltd.
  • Mr. Syed Amir Ali, CFA, President and CEO, BankIslami Pakistan Ltd. (Moderator)

Event Glimpses

View the complete album here.

Event Video

View the event video below.

Logo Reveal: Panel Discussion on 'Revival of Pakistan's Economy' and Networking Event

CFA Society Pakistan hosted the first event under the banner of 20 Year Celebrations at Faletti's Hotel, Lahore. The Panel Discussion on ‘Revival of Pakistan’s Economy’ featured the following speakers:

  • Abdullah Khan Sumbal, Additional Chief Secretary, Services & General Administration Department, Govt. of Punjab
  • Mr. Abdul Rehman Warraich, CFA, FRM, President, CFA Society Pakistan & Fiscal Space Advisor, Sub-National Governance, Lahore
  • Mr. Kashif Aziz Khawaja, Country Manager, Footwear Division, Servis Industries Limited
  • Mr. Almas Hyder, Chairman, Synthetic Products Enterprises Ltd.
  • Mr. Ali Hasanain, Associate Professor, Head of Economics Department, LUMS

Mr. Omar Naeem, CFA, Business Development Coordinator, Private -Financing Advisory Network was the moderator for the discussion.

The Society’s 20 Year Logo was featured during this event, to represent two decades of hard work and commitment of CFASP’s Members, Board of Directors, Staff and Volunteers. The panel discussion was followed by a networking dinner. Attendees included board members and members of North Chapter of CFA Society Pakistan. 

Event Glimpses


View complete album here.

CFA Society Pakistan is pleased to share the supplement on its 20th Anniversary featured in Business Recorder on 11 October 2022!

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