Chief Executive Officer
Shehzad Moosani has over 15 years experience in Pakistan’s capital markets and has had a distinguished career representing some of the country’s leading financial institutions. At IMS, Mr. Moosani provides diverse experience of Pakistan Capital Markets in various spectrums allowing IMS to leverage a strong network of relationships across the private and public sectors.
Prior to joining IMS, Mr. Moosani served as an advisor to the fund management function of the Employees Old Age Benefit Institution (EOBI) which is the national contribution and pension institution providing compulsory social insurance established under Act of Parliament in 1976. EOBI’s assets under management total approximately US$2.7bn making it the largest money manager in Pakistan and Mr. Moosani’s role included strategic investments considering future pension obligations as well as advisory to DG Investments for managing the active equity portfolio.
Prior to EOBI, he served as Vice President at Pak Oman Investment Company – a specialized financial institution formed as a joint venture between the Government of Pakistan and the Sultanate of Oman in July 2001. Mr. Moosani as part of the Capital Markets team managed the long/short equity strategy with appropriate timing to maximize returns. Mr. Moosani also had a tenor with the Crescent Group serving as a money manager in one of the largest private sector financial groups in the recent noughties with the Group’s assets in excess of US$100mn.
Executive Director, Broking
Mr. Hameed has over 15 years experience in regional and international equity sales and trading. Prior to joining IMS, he was Head of Institutional Equity Sales & Trading with Global Securities Pakistan – a subsidiary of Temasek Holdings Singapore (former Union Bank of Switzerland Securities). He managed Global Securities Pakistan relationship as the local execution partner for UBS Securities Hong Kong and Singapore as well as direct foreign client and domestic institutional relationships.
Mr. Hameed has also worked with Elixir Securities Pakistan (former Indosuez W.I. Carr Securities) as Vice President Equity Sales & Trading. Prior to joining W.I. Carr’s Pakistan operations Mr. Hameed was based in Singapore with W.I. Carr Securities Singapore Pte. a wholly owned subsidiary of Credit Agricole Indosuez. Mr. Hameed also brings extensive money market experience by managing treasury relationships in Pakistan with Elixir Securities as well as regional relationships through W.I. Carr Securities Hong Kong overseeing equity settlement and operations for the APAC region
Mr. Raza Jafri, CFA
Executive Director, Research & Business Development
Mr. Jafri possesses over 8 years of experience in sell-side equity research. Prior to joining IMS as an Executive Director he was Head of Research at AKD Securities Limited. Mr. Jafri carries an in-depth understanding of major sectors at the KSE with a specialization in Financial Institutions – Commercial Banks and Insurance. He was ranked by Bloomberg as among the best banking sector analysts in Pakistan and has been awarded Runner-up “Best Analyst” by the CFA Society of Pakistan and Asia Money in 2012. Mr. Jafri also received best “Banks Coverage” in Pakistan by Asia Money in its 2012 Brokers Poll.
At IMS, Mr. Jafri oversees IMS Research services and client relationships, both domestic and international which include client servicing and query response. He also represents IMS at international conferences and equity roadshows across global financial centers.
Mr. Jafri graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Finance and Accounting from the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) and is a CFA Charter Holder.
Mr. Jawad Rauf
Chief Financial Officer & Company Secretary
Mr. Jawad Rauf is a Chartered Accountant (ACA), Associate Public Finance Accountant (APFA) and Masters in Commerce (M.Com). Completed articles from the biggest audit firm of the globe i.e. A.F.Ferguson & Co. a member firm of PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC) where he gained vast experience in different segments like Audit, Financial and Corporate Reporting, Risk Advisory, Transaction Advisory, Risk Management Services, Policy Making and Distribution activities and Corporate Taxation by working for various giant clients including MNCs. After that he joined Inter-market Securities Limited as Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary.
Qazi Mohammad Hasnain
Head of Investment Banking
Mr. Qazi possess over 7 years of experience in Corporate & Investment Banking Group. Prior Joining IMS Mr. Qazi was associated with HBL in Transaction Banking where he was responsible for handling portfolio having turnover of over PkR 100 Billion. Mr. Qazi was part of team which achieved milestone of 1.5 Trillion turnover in Transaction Banking for the first time in Pakistan. Prior to HBL Mr. Qazi was leading the south region team for Faysal Bank Limited in Corporate & Investment Banking Group where he was responsible to handle the south portfolio consisting of Sindh and Baluchistan primarily for transaction Banking product and corporate sales.
Prior joining Faysal Bank Mr. Qazi was in Investment Banking at AKD Securities Limited. Mr. Qazi was eminent part of the team which won CFA award for Corporate Finance House of the year in 2011.
Dr. Gohar Rasool
Head of International Sales
Dr. Gohar Rasool has over 10 years experience in local and international equity sales & trading as well as fund management. Prior to joining IMS, he was working as Fund Manager (Equity) with Faysal Asset Management Ltd. Earlier, he was working as Fund Manager (Equity) portfolio with Al Meezan Investment Management Ltd, the largest private sector asset management company in Pakistan. Previously he worked at BMA Capital Management Limited in various capacities including international equity sales trader where he attracted and facilitated a wide range of clients including Credit Suisse, Citi Group, Deutsche Bank, Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, CLSA and Societe Generale, among others.
Muhammad Saad Ali
Head of Research
Mr. Muhammad Saad Ali has accumulated over 4 years’ experience in the Pakistani capital markets, having worked for leading firms on both buy side and sell side. Prior to joining IMS as the Head of Research, Mr Ali was the Deputy Head of Research at KASB Securities Ltd, a leading brokerage which was previously affiliated with the Bank of America Merrill Lynch. He has covered several sectors in Pakistan but has developed a forte in the Energy chain and Utilities. He was ranked the 5th Best Analyst in Pakistan by CFA Society Pakistan in 2015; he was also ranked 4th Top Stock Picker among BofA ML Asia Pacific team by Starmine for the period 3Q2014. Presently, Mr. Ali is leading the Research function at IMS and is the Lead Analyst for the Pakistan Oil & Gas sector.
Mr. Ali graduated with a Bachelors degree in Finance from the Institute of Business Administration and is a CFA charter holder.
Mr. Suhaib Ishaque is a affiliated Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA), he possess around 2 years of experience in Audit & Assurance. Prior to joining IMS as an Internal Audit and Compliance Officer, he was Audit Associate at Haroon Zakaria & Co. (a member firm of MSI Global Alliance UK). Mr. Suhaib Ishaque has audited several sectors during his tenure and has in-depth knowledge of Accounting and Auditing standards.
Currently Mr. Suhaib Ishaque is pursuing BSc (Hons) in Applied Accounting from Oxford Brookes University for which he is writing a report on 3 years of financial performance of Engro Foods limited.
Manager Finance & Compliance
Mr. Muhammad Rehan Alam started his professional career from a Big 4 Audit Firm KPMG Taseer Hadi & Co. Chartered Accountants – Karachi, Pakistan (A member firm of KPMG International) at Audit & Assurance Department in mid-2011. During his tenure at KPMG he served at various multinational clients working in varied economic sectors including Kuehne + Nagel Pakistan – Subsidiary of Kuehne + Nagel International AG, Maersk Pakistan – Member of A. P. Moller Maersk Group, Singer Pakistan Limited – Ultimate Parent Retail Holdings N. V., Netherlands and Safmarine Pakistan - Member of A. P. Moller Maersk Group among others.
Mr. Muhammad Rehan Alam has joined Intermarket Group in late 2014. He possess diversified work exposure in the field of Finance, Compliance and Audit & Assurance. Currently he is working as Manager Finance & Compliance.