Agenda Karachi

8:30 am - 9:00 am

Registration and Networking Tea for Pre-conference Exclusive Technical Sessions

9:00 am - 10:30 am

Technical Session I – Offshore Assets

  • Legal, ethical and reporting considerations surrounding investments in offshore assets
  • Impact of amnesty scheme in fostering a culture of transparency and disclosure
Mr. Ashfaq Tola, FCA

Council Member, ICAP

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Technical Session II – Currency Management

  • Anticipated devaluation of PKR and innovative ways to hedge forex risk
  • Is crypto currency going to be an alternate medium of exchange?
Mr. Riaz Nazarali Chunara, FCA

Executive Director, Internal Audit & Compliance Department, State Bank of Pakistan (SBP)

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10:00 am - 10:30 am

Registration and Networking Tea for Conference

10:30 am - 10:50 am

Recitation from the Holy Quran, National Anthem and Introduction


10:50 am - 11:00 am

Welcome Address

Mr. Riaz A. Rehman Chamdia, FCA

President, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP)

11:00 am - 11:10 am

Chief Guest Address

Mr. Muhammad Zubair

Honourable Governor Sindh

11:10 am - 11:50 am

Keynote Speech

Mental Model Evolution – The Adaptive Cruise Control Of Competitive Edge

Dr. Ishrat Hussain, NI

Ex-Dean & Professor Emeritus
Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi

11:50 am - 12:35 pm

Panel Discussion I

Synthesizing an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Chair & Moderator

Dr. Muhammad Amjad Saqib

Founder, Akhuwat Foundation


Mr. Muhammad Ibrahim Kasumbi

Former Senior Vice President, Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI) and Chairman, KCCI’s Special Committee on Budget Proposals

Dr. Farrukh Iqbal

Dean & Director, IBA Karachi

Syed Muhammad Shoeb Kadiri, FCA

CFO, Middle East & North Africa
HMD Global (Home of Nokia Phones)

12:35 pm - 1:00 pm


Dr. Wienand Schruff

Board Member and Chair of the Audit Committee, International Federation of Accountants (IFAC)

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1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Lunch & Prayer Break


2:00 pm - 2:15 pm


Mr. Khalilullah Shaikh, FCA

Council Members & Chairman PAIBC

2:15 pm - 2:45 pm

The Power of Words - Reflect, Transform, Lead

Mr. Mohammed Al Qahtani

World Public-Speaking Champion, Toastmasters International

2:45 pm - 3:30 pm

Panel Discussion II

Rewiring Finance Functions - Creating Desired Impact


Mr. Junaid Shekha, FCA

Chief Executive Officer, ITMinds Limited


Mr. Ali Aamir, FCA

Group Director Finance and IT, Martin Dow

Mr. Muhammad Amin Rajput, FCA

Acting Managing Director, SSGC

Mr. Muhammad Rizwan Dalia, FCA

Head of HR & Company Secretary, K-Electric

Mr. Ziad Chaudhary, ACA

Chief Financial Officer, Novartis Pharma

3:30 pm - 3:50 pm


Transforming Pakistan’s Capital Market – Bringing Stability, Restoring Confidence, Boosting Potential

Mr. Richard Morin

Managing Director, Pakistan Stock Exchange

3:50 pm - 4:00 pm

Vote of Thanks Followed by Closing Tea