Board of Directors

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

Shahnawaz Mahmood


Shahnawaz Mahmood

Shahnawaz Mahmood is an experienced professional with wide-ranging expertise. He is currently the Deputy Managing Director of the Pak China Investment Company Limited. As an executive director, he is involved in devising the strategic direction for company’s business objectives as well as organizational management. He has been instrumental in developing new initiatives such as advisory, private equity and infrastructure financing. He has also played a vital role in attracting Chinese investments in initiatives such as acquisition of Pakistan Stock Exchange.

Mr. Mahmood has previously been a part of the Public Private Partnership (PPP) initiative for infrastructure development by Government of Pakistan. In his role as the Head of Projects at the Infrastructure Project Development Facility (IPDF), Ministry of Finance, he has been responsible for developing and facilitating national PPP policy, sectoral initiatives and project portfolio for private sector investment. He has done extensive research work on corporate governance in Pakistan and has played an important role in implementing UNDP project on corporate governance with the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP). He is also been the recipient of CIDA’s President Award of Excellence given by the Canadian government in recognition of his work on debt swap.

Mr. Mahmood is a Chartered Banker from Chartered Banker Institute, UK and holds MBA (Executive) and MSc Finance and Economics degrees from UK. He has also attended investment and risk management training courses at Harvard Business School and INSEAD.