Karim Hatim

Mr. Karim Hatim is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan. He has had a professional career of eighteen years with Development of Finance Institutions and Non-Banking Finance Companies including leasing companies in various management cadres including Chief Operating Officer, Board member and Group Head.

His areas of specialization include Corporate Planning, Investment Banking, Business Development, Corporate Finance, Treasury, Capital Market Operations, Finance and Credit Appraisal. Responsibilities included representation on various committees including Credit, Asset Liabilities and Management. Mr. Karim Hatim worked as Chief Operating Officer in NBP Capital limited and was responsible to define business strategies with emphasis on developing core business activities and improving company's profitability. He also worked on the first equity offer of National Bank of Pakistan.

Mr. Hatim also held key management positions in an investment and two leasing companies. Currently, he is engaged with an investment company having a foreign collaboration as Group Head, Investment Advisory and Strategic Investment responsible for accelerating income with particular emphasis on project financing, revival of sick units, structured finance and to identify and finalize strategic investment opportunities Mr. Hatim has also held positions in various technical committees of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) for the purpose of issuing technical opinions for guidance to ICAP members and also involved in drafting of various regulations for the leasing sector.