Muhammad Sajid Farooqi


Muhammad Sajid Farooqi elected to Pakistan Petroleum Limited Board on September 16, 2017. He is the Chairman of the Board Audit Committee and member of the Board Nomination, Procurement and Enterprise Risk Committees.

Farooqi has diversified experience in business and investment advisory, asset management, corporate finance, regulatory affairs, consulting and entrepreneurship. He is CEO of a Fin-Tech company working for financial inclusion and digitization. Besides, he also advises a select group of companies on strategic matters.

He has worked with public-private partnership department of International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, focusing on Middle East and North African (MENA) region. As part of the MENA team he worked closely with various federal and provincial departments as well as assignments involving transactions outside Pakistan.

Prior to joining IFC, Farooqi worked with various reputable organizations, including JS Group, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), International Asset Management Company and Assurance and Business Advisory group of A. F. Ferguson & Company. During this time, his notable achievements include: more than 30 transactions, with a cumulative deal size of about USD 2 billion as part of the JS Group and co-authoring an award-winning report on Pakistan’s mobile sector, during his association with PTA, that paved the way for issuance of two new mobile licenses and foreign direct investment of more than USD 5 billion.

Farooqi is a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan and a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA Institute, USA). He was the founding board member of CFA Society Pakistan.

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