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Faizan Ahmed

SVP, Head of Research

Qualification

– Candidate for level 3 exam of the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute (CFA), USA
– Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), UK
– Bachelors in Applied Accounting from Oxford Brookes University, UK

Experience:

Mr. Faizan is a senior investment professional with over 7 years of experience in the field of equity research and investment management in the financial services industry of Pakistan.

Faizan started his career as a Buy-Side Analyst with NBP Funds (Formerly NBP Fullerton Asset Management) which is one of the largest private sector Asset Management firms in Pakistan with Assets Under Management (AUMs) of over USD 900 Mn. From NBP Funds, Faizan went on to take up Senior Analyst role at ABL Asset Management which is also one of big 5 private sector AMCs in Pakistan managing AUMs of over USD 300 Mn. To challenge himself further and to prove his mettle at Sell-Side research, he left ABL AMC to join JS Global Capital as a Senior Analyst. In his three years with JS, he swiftly crawled up the corporate ladder and ultimately left the firm as the Vice President of its Research Department. His passion for investment analysis and strong track record helped him excel further in the investment industry as he went to Head the Research department of Optimus Capital Management and then BMA Capital Management. His research efforts as the Head of Research at his previous employer helped the firm bag two prestigious accolades i.e. Best Research Report of the Year 2018 and Runner-up Best Economic Research 2018 awards at 16th Annual CFA Society Awards.

At BMA Capital, he is actively leading a team of analysts and personally covering Pakistan’s Economy and Banking Sector in addition to assisting in business development and Investment Banking department.