Fahad Irfan – CFA
Prior to joining Alfalah CLSA Fahad was the Deputy Head of Research at Foundation Securities (Pvt) Limited (Pakistan partner of Macquarie group) co-heading a team of seven individuals (5 analysts and 2 in database) with coverage of ~45 stocks encompassing almost all the key sectors and relevant stocks (80% of benchmark KSE-100 index). Apart from supervising, Fahad was also responsible for Market Strategy, Politics and Economic analysis of Pakistan. In his previous assignments he was involved in portfolio analysis and risk management. Fahad has covered a wide array of sectors, including Banks, Insurance, E&Ps, Power and Textiles. He completed his MBA from IoBM Karachi in 2013, and is a CFA charter holder. He has also mentored university student teams for annual CFA Research Challenge 2016-17.