Executive Director, Research & Business Development.
– Masters in Business Administration in Finance from Olin School of Business, Washington University, USA
– Bachelors in Accounting & Finance from London School of Economics, UK
Mr. Saad is a Senior Finance Professional with more than 20 years of experience in local and international financial markets.
Prior to joining BMA Capital, Saad has worked in leading Research, Business Development, Equity Sales and Investment Banking roles at leading buy-side and sell-side firms in Pakistan. He has worked as Chief Economist at Allied Bank, the fifth largest commercial bank in Pakistan where he also oversaw Allied Bankâ€™s equity portfolio, which was one of the largest equity portfolios among all commercial banks in Pakistan. Further, he was instrumental in driving the Research function at United Bank Limited, the third largest commercial bank in Pakistan, where he worked as Economist and Head of Research. Saad has international equity research experience and worked as Research Analyst at international financial institutions like Deutsche Bank AG, New York, after completing his MBA.
Saad has attended local and international training sessions on financial markets and was visiting faculty at Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi. He has also conducted training sessions on financial markets at prestigious institutions like Institute of Bankers Pakistan (IBP).
Saad has been the recipient of various Research Excellence Awards from CFA Society Pakistan and AsiaMoney among others.