Mr. Shariq Naseem obtained his Bachelors of Business Administration (Hons.) and Masters in Business Administration (Majors in Marketing) from Hamdard University, Karachi in 1997 and 1998 respectively. He served at the local franchise of Dun & Bradstreet Inc. USA and later joined VIS Group (parent company of JCR-VIS Credit Rating Company) for the establishment of Pakistan’s first consumer & corporate Credit Bureau.
In 2001, he joined the Operations Department of Central Depository Company and served as a core member of the team which successfully launched National Clearing & Settlement System. Later at the Product Development department, he played a lead role in the launch of various important projects including the Automation of Securities Movement, Investment Portfolio Services (IPS), Direct Settlement Mechanism (DSM) and Centralized Information Sharing Solution for Insurance Industry (CISSII).
He has also represented CDC on various international forums such as Asia Pacific Central Securities Depository Group (ACG), World Forum of CSDs, etc. Currently he is heading the Product Development and Marketing Department which also includes the ACG Secretariat.
Since 2013, he is playing an important role with leading CDC’s marketing department while the Company is launching products and services catering to market sectors other than just the Capital Market. He is also spearheading an extensive series of country-wide investor awareness seminars since 2013 onwards.