Board of Directors

Central Depository Company of Pakistan Limited (CDC) is the only depository in Pakistan

Muhammad Yasin Lakhani


Muhammad Yasin Lakhani

Mr. Muhammad Yasin Lakhani holds the degrees of B.A. (Hons.) and Masters in International Relations, both in 1st position and securing Gold medal in Masters. He is the Chief Executive of Lakhani Securities (Private) Limited. He has held the position of President/Chairman of Karachi Stock Exchange (now Pakistan Stock Exchange) [“KSE”] during the years 1994, 1998-99, 2001 and 2005. In addition to above, he has been elected as director of KSE during the years 1969, 1986, 1987, 1989, 1990, 2009, 2010 & 2012. He has also served as Chairman of Advisory and Arbitration Committee, Administration Committee, Rules & Regulations Committee, Taxation Committee, Company Affairs Committee and Defaulters’ Committee of the Exchange for various terms.

Mr. Lakhani was the member of Pakistan’s delegation in the Investment Conferences held in Seoul, Hong Kong, Singapore and London. Also, he represented Pakistan at the Asia Pacific Forum on Securities Market Regulations & Supervision, General Assembly of the Euro Asia Stock Markets and Capital Market Forum of Islamic Countries. He was the member of Committee on Code of Corporate Governance formed by Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan.

Mr. Lakhani has been instrumental in setting up the Central Depository Company of Pakistan Limited (CDC), where he served as Chairman and member of their Board also. He is credited for introducing Investors Account Service in CDC in 1999. He has been a founder member of National Clearing Company of Pakistan Limited (NCCPL) as well.

Mr. Lakhani is also the Chairman of Investment Committee and a member of Audit Committee, Human Resources & Remuneration Committee, Taxation Committee, Voluntary De-listing Committee and Divestment Committee of the Pakistan Stock Exchange (formally KSE).

He also serves as Director for Pakistan Stock Exchange Limited and National Clearing Company of Pakistan Limited and as President of KSE Stockbrokers’ Association.