Khawaja Iqbal Hassan
Khawaja Iqbal Hassan was appointed as an Independent Director on the Board of ICI Pakistan Limited on January 18, 2013.
Mr. Hassan graduated cum laude from the University of San Francisco in 1980 with majors in Finance and Marketing. He started his career with Citibank N.A. where he worked in Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Pakistan. After leaving Citibank in 1994, Mr. Hassan co-founded Global Securities Pakistan Limited, a former joint venture partner of UBS, and then established NIB Bank Limited which was subsequently majority-acquired by Temasek Holdings of Singapore. He served as the Chief Executive Officer of both institutions..
Mr. Hassan presently serves on the Board of Directors of Engro Corporation Limited, as well as the Board of Governors of the Karachi Grammar School. He is also a Trustee of the Layton Rahmatullah Benevolent Trust (LRBT), the Cardiovascular Foundation and the Tauheed Trust. Mr. Hassan is also Chairman of the Advisory Committee of the Development Corporation Advisers Pakistan (Private) Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of the CDC Group Plc of the UK
He has served as a member of the Monetary Policy Committee of Pakistan, including the Boards of the State Bank of Pakistan, the Civil Aviation Authority of Pakistan (CAA), Pakistan Steel Mills Limited, Habib Bank Limited, National Fullerton Asset Management Company Limited, Citicorp Investment Bank Pakistan, Pakistan Fund, Global Securities Pakistan Limited, NIB Bank Limited, Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), the Central Depository Company of Pakistan Limited, and the Pakistan Centre for Philanthropy (PCP).
Mr. Hassan is a former Vice Chairman of the Pakistan Bankers’ Association and has served as Chairperson, Banking Sector Committee on Reform of Pakistan’s Banking Companies Ordinance. He has also been a member of the Prime Minister of Pakistan’s Task Forces on Foreign Exchange Reserves Management, Corporate Tax Reform and Capital Markets Reform.
In 2007, Mr. Hassan was awarded the Sitara-e-Imtiaz by the Government of Pakistan for meritorious contributions to national interests.