Board of Directors

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

Shahnawaz Mahmood

Director

Shahnawaz Mahmood

Mr. Shahnawaz Mahmood is 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 the Government of Pakistan. In his role as the Head of Projects at the Infrastructure Project Development Facility (IPDF), Ministry of Finance, he had 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 United Nations Development Program (UNDP) project on corporate governance with the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP). He is also the recipient of CIDA’s President Award of Excellence awarded 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.