Board of Directors

Anis ur Rahman, CFA

Chief Executive Officer

Anis has over 30 years of experience in Equity Research and Fund Management. Anis began his career with Equity Research at KASB Securities and later served as Head of Research. He then moved to Merrill Lynch/Smith New Court as Director Research (Indian Subcontinent) and later as Head of Research at Societie Generale Securities (Singapore).

He then served as the Chief Executive of various renowned companies like Elixir Securities and ABL Asset Management. He has also served at the National Bank of Pakistan as Head of Equity Investments, managing one of the Largest Equity Portfolios among all Commercial Banks in Pakistan. Anis is an MBA from the Institute of Business Administration and Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

Syed Arif ur Rehman


Arif brings with him over 13 years of Investment Banking experience. Prior to joining Fortune in 2017, he worked with Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) in the UAE where he was responsible for managing key Abu Dhabi Government relationships for the bank in his last role. During his time with SCB in the UAE, spanning almost 10 years, he was responsible for managing key clients of the bank which includes SWFs, government entities and large family offices.

Arif has worked across a wide spectrum of banking products, including mergers and acquisitions, structured finance, financial markets and transaction banking. He has been involved in successfully closing M&A transactions with aggregate value of over US$ 2.0bn and arranged syndicated funding of over US$ 5.0bn. Prior to joining SCB in 2008, Arif had worked in equity market in Pakistan for over three years with Arif is an MBA from Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi and has a bachelor’s degree in electronics from Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute (GIKI), Swabi.

Shahid Ali

Independent Director

Mr. Shahid Ali, is an associate member of Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan. He. has over 30 years’ experience substantially in the capital market. He has served as Chief Executive in renown brokerage houses and also served as head of operations, Financial Controller in big broking companies. Before joining the equity broking industry, he has served as Consultant in KPMG Taseer Hadi Khalid & Co Chartered Accountants and also served as Cost Accountant, and officer in UBL.