Insight Securities caters to all foreign Institutional investors, domestic financial institutions, mutual funds, banks, and corporates, as well as, high net worth resident and non-resident Pakistanis. Insight Securities’ equity broking team currently consists of institutional, and retail sales desk which comprises of experienced and well reputed professionals who are providing par excellence secondary market equities investment services to our clients.
Mr. Zubair Ghulam Hussain
Chief Executive Officer
Zubair has over 14 years of experience in various senior positions in the capital markets of Pakistan. With a proven track record of servicing both domestic and Foreign Institutional Clients, Mr. Hussain has represented Pakistan on various investor forums, conferences and analyst roadshows. Zubair was instrumental in conducting KASB-ML conferences in London and Singapore, which were considered as flagship conferences for Pakistan between 2005-2008. Prior to his current position, Mr. Hussain was Head of Equities (2009-2016) at Foundation Securities Pvt Limited overlooking both the sales and research teams. Zubair was also Macquarie`s point man in Pakistan coordinating with the top management for marketing efforts, research publications and analyst roadshows. He was also a part of the team that oversaw the divestment of PPL secondary public offering of $100mn. Zubair was instrumental in getting FIIs interest in the transaction which witnessed oversubscription by twice the amount and was the only transaction that got executed at a premium based on its last closing price. Before his tenure at Foundation Securities, Mr. Hussain was Head – Equity Sales and Trading Desk (2003-2008) at KASB securities (Local JV- Bank of America Merrill Lynch). He managed a team of experienced professionals and was responsible for developing and servicing the international and domestic client base. KASB had the highest market share in the FII business under his leadership and Zubair also worked at the London sales desk at BOFAML twice for brief stints marketing Pakistan Equities. Mr. Hussain is well known amongst the domestic fraternity and has been voted as the runner up in the Best Sales person category by 2013 CFA Polls, Best Salesperson by 2011 CFA Polls, 2nd Best Salesperson in the 2007 Asia Money Polls and 3rd Best Sales person in the CFA Polls 2009. Zubair is a bi-majors in Finance and Marketing from Institute of Business Administration (IBA) and also received ICM certification from Pakistan Institute of Capital Markets.
Mr. Zeeshan Afzal
He is CFA Charter holder and holds an honors degree in Business Administration. He has also acquired Certificate in Accounting & Finance (CA-Intermediate) from Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) and is a member of Institute of Capital Markets (Pakistan). Mr. Zeeshan is working in the investment industry since 2011. In 2013, Asia Money voted him as ‘Best Analyst’ in Pakistan. Moreover, he is an active member of CFA Society of Pakistan. In his 5 years of work experience, he has worked in buy side and sell side firms. He joined Topline Securities in 2012, worked at various roles ranging from Research Analyst to Deputy Head of Research and covered Pakistan Economy, Commercial Banks, Fertilizers, Fast Moving Consumers, Durable Consumers, Automobile and Telecom sectors. Later on, he associated himself with Taurus Securities Limited as Head of Research in Jan 2015 and was the point person for dealing with clients, regulators, directors and sponsors. During the time frame he has also remain associated with UBL Funds and NAFA funds for some time. In June 2016, Zeeshan has joined Insight securities as Director Research.
Mr. Irfan Arif
Head-Audit and Compliance
Irfan has well-rounded experience of over 12 years in the field of Accounts, Finance and Compliance. He has been involved in various capacities in the field of Education, brokerage house and commercial import/export business. Prior to his current position , Mr. Irfan was associated with CAMS (one of the top-rated educational institute for finance) as chief accountant where has been actively involved in Auditing, tax planning, handling corporate affairs and systems designing. Before his assignment at CAMS, Mr. Irfan was heading Accounts and Settlement Department at Shehzad Chamdia Securities (Pvt.) Limited. He managed a team of professionals and was responsible for Receivable & Payable Position of all Clients, Exposure maintenance with Stock, preparation of monthly accounts, dealing with auditor and banks. Irfan holds MBA degree from CAMS (Affiliated with university of Karachi) with a majors in finance and is also an ICM certificate holder from Institute of Capital Markets.
Mr. Mansoor Khanani
Mansoor’s career in capital market spans over 10 years, with well-rounded experience on both the buy/sell side in various capacities. During this time frame he has been associated with journalism, equity brokerage and fund management at The Financial Daily, NAFA Funds, Foundation Securities and Alfalah Securities. Mansoor started his career as a Research Analyst at the Financial Daily later on moving to Foundation Securities in the same capacity. Mansoor was a Research Analayst for more than 6 years at Foundation, where he was an integral part of the team. He acquired expertise with one of the best teams in the industry and personally covered the Cements, Textiles, Autos and Insurance sectors. Mansoor later moved on to the equity trading side and was part of the institutional sales team at Foundation Securities for more than 4 years. Mansoor holds MBA degree from Bahria University with a majors in finance and is also an ICM certificate holder from Institute of Capital Markets.
Mr. Muhammad Ameer
Head of Settlement
Ameer has over 25 years of extensive work experience in the field of capital market, especially in the area of settlement and accounts. Prior to joining Insight Securities, Mr. Ameer has worked for Next Capital, ORIX Investment Bank and Zafar Moti Securities as Manager/Head Settlement. He has always been an integral part of the team and has been actively involved in managing the key operations and settlement related issues. He holds the expertise of managing CDC and NCCPL systems. Ameer holds Graduate degree in commerce from University of Karachi and is also an ICM member in the grandfathering category.
Imran Abdul Aziz, CPA
Executive Director – Equity Sales
Imran has more than 10 years’ experience of Equity market. Starting his career with Alfalah Securities in 2004 as Research Analyst (covering Fertilizer and Cement sectors), he switched to the Equity Sales as an Equity Trader for institutional clients. During 2006-12, he remained associated with Foundation Securities (Fauji Foundation Group Co.), as a Senior Equity Trader, to see institutional client. Later on, he joined Invest and Finance Securities Ltd (IFSL) to head Equity Sales department of 8 equity traders. Imran Joined Alfalah Securities as a Head of sales-Local in 2015. Imran holds Master’s degree from IOBM(CBM) in Finance. He is an active member of CIMA (UK), CPA (Australia) and has also received ICM Certification from Institute of Capital Market. Currently, he is a candidate of M-Phill Islamic Banking at KU. He is also the part of leading business schools as a visiting/adjunct faculty member for Accounting and Finance related courses.
Mr. Zubair Ghulam Hussain
Chief Executive Officer
Zubair has over 17 years of experience in various senior positions in the capital markets of Pakistan. With a proven track record of servicing both domestic and Foreign Institutional Clients, Mr. Hussain has represented Pakistan on various investor forums, conferences and analyst roadshows. Zubair was instrumental in conducting KASB-ML conferences in London and Singapore, which were considered as flagship conferences for Pakistan between 2005-2008. Prior to his current position, Mr. Hussain was Head of Equities (2009-2016) at Foundation Securities Pvt Limited overlooking both the sales and research teams. Zubair was also Macquarie`s point man in Pakistan coordinating with the top management for marketing efforts, research publications and analyst roadshows