Mr. Saleem Ahmad,Chairman Privatisation Commission

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Mr Saleem Ahmad is a seasoned investor and investment banker with global experience. 

 

Mr Ahmad started his banking career more than 25 years ago in Pakistan with Citi and since then has worked with Credit Suisse in Hong Kong and Morgan Stanley in New York.  His banking experience spans mergers and acquisitions, restructurings and financings in developed, frontier and emerging markets.  He has held leadership and portfolio management roles in private equity, complex/special situations and hedge funds anchored by Highbridge (JPMorgan), Tristan and Morgan Stanley in New York and London.

 

Mr Ahmad earned postgraduate degrees from The Wharton School of University of Pennsylvania (MBA, Finance & Entrepreneurial Management), where he was member of the Executive Council; London School of Economics (MSc, Accounting & Finance), where he was a Britannia Chevening Scholar and a member of the Court of Governors; and LUMS, where he was recipient of Vice Chancellor’s Achievement Award.

 

Mr Ahmad has served as a board member of several organizations including American Pakistan Foundation, OPEN Tristate and National Incubation Center, LUMS. He is passionate about entrepreneurship, microfinance, female empowerment, healthcare, literacy and skills development in Pakistan.  He has keen interest in foreign policy and economic diplomacy having served as a Corporate Leader to the Council on Foreign Relations in New York.