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 Mr. Syed Ahmad Zaidi , Managing Director & Chief Executive

Syed Ahmad ZaidiHaving experience spanning more than 14 years in equities related operations, Mr. Ahmad Zaidi has served at different positions. His stint with international and local market names like ABN AMRO Equities, W.I Carr Indosuez Securities and First Capital Securities earned him vast exposure to operations, risk, compliance, accounts and finance.

Having served as Manager Finance, Head of Risk and Head of Operations he represented companies at different regulatory and taxation forums. An avid follower of fast changing regulation and requirements, on various occasions he participated at different consulting forums.

Before taking up his present assignment, he was managing the equity broking operations of W.I.Carr Indosuez Securities. During his engagement with First Capital Securities, the Asia Money magazine ranked the company at number 1 in back office operations in Pakistan.

 Mr. Siraj Ebrahim Kazi , Head of Brokerage

Siraj Ebrahim Kazi Mr. Siraj Kazi is one of the founder shareholders of Foundation Securities. Siraj brings to the table more than a decade of equities trading experience and knowledge of handling both retail and institutional clientele.

Mr. Siraj commenced his brokerage career as a trader at First Capital ABN AMRO Equities and largely focused on high net worth retail clientele. Later he went on to become the Head of execution of international sales orders. He was then associated with KASB for 5 years wherein his focus was essentially institutional and retail sales.

In his current capacity, Mr. Siraj is a key member of Foundation Securities equities broking team and is responsible for furthering the company’s equities operations.

 Mr. Muhammad Rameez , Head of International Sales

Muhammad Rameez

  • 10+yrs of brokerage experience servicing mostly Foreign Institutional Investors and Local institutions.
  • Previously at JP Morgan and Elixir Securities in Equity Sales and Trading.
  • Polled as a Top 3 trader by Asiamoney in 2014.
  • Has successfully executed block deals.
  • Has vast exposure with international fund managers and brokerage industry.
  • Active contributor on various stocks on Bloomberg.
  • Holds a degree of Masters in Business Administration and is enrolled in CFA program.

 M. Awais Ashraf, CFA , Co-Head of Research

M. Awais Ashraf-CFA

  • 5+ years of experience in sell side equity research.

  • He is a CFA charter holder.

  • He writes regularly on Pakistan strategy.

  • Also covers upstream oil and gas sector, fertilizer, power and consumer sectors.

  • Before joining FSL he served as an Equity Research Analyst at Shajar Capital.

  • Holds a degree of Bachelors in Business Administration with specialization in Finance from SZABIST.

 M. Arsalan Siddiqui, Head of Business Development

M. Arsalan Siddiqui

  • 5+ years of experience in equity research.

  • He is a candidate for CFA Level 3.

  • Before joining FSL he served as an Equity Research Analyst at Universal Brushware and Atlas Asset Management.

  • He covers Cements, Banks, Oil Marketing Companies and Refineries. Previously he has also covered Auto and Fertilizer sectors.

  • Holds an MSc in Finance from Brunel University, UK and a Bachelors and Masters in Business Administration with specialization in Finance from University of Karachi.

 Mr. Najeeb Ahmed Khan Warsi , Head Online Trading

Aamir Saleem Mr. Najeeb has over 14 years diverse professional experience in capital market..He is responsible for managing business activities of FOUNDATION EDGE which includes Product Development, Marketing and Operations.