Management – Trust Modaraba


Mr. Basheer A Chowdry | CEO

Mr. Basheer A. Chowdry commenced his banking career in 1963. He is a gold medalist from Punjab University, holds a Diploma in Banking and is also a Member of the British Institute of Management, Member of the British Institute of Directors, and Member of the Institute of International Affairs, London.

He has vast banking experience in commercial, investment banking, international banking and the leasing business for the last 42 years having held very senior assignments with Bank of Credit & Commerce International, United Kingdom. He has been the Chief Executive Officer of the Modaraba for more than 17 years. He has served as the Chairman, Modaraba Association and Leasing Association of Pakistan and was a Director on the Board of Karachi Stock Exchange (Guarantee) Limited nominated by Securities & Exchange Commission of Pakistan as well as a member of the steering committee of the United Nations Development Program for Corporate Governance in Pakistan. Currently, he is also holding the position of Advisor to the Chairman of Burj Bank Limited.

Mrs. Hamida Aqeel | COO | Company Secretary

Mrs. Hamida Aqeel is an MBA from Institute of Business Administration, Karachi.

Having 15 years of experience of credit and corporate affairs. She also holds a Diploma in “Management for General Manager” from Netherlands. She has previously worked in Pak-Libya Holding Co. (Pvt) Ltd. and was on the Board of AI-Zamin Leasing Modaraba as their nominee till 1995. She has been with Al Zamin Modaraba Management (Pvt) Limited since year 2000.

Mr. Shiraz Butt | CFO | Regional Head

Mr. Shiraz Butt is an MBA in Marketing & Finance from CSM, Institute of Graduate Studies, having 26 years of diversified experience in providing fiscal, and strategic operational leadership in uniquely challenging situations. He holds memberships of the Institute of Public Accountants – Australia, Associate membership of the Institute of Financial Accountants – UK, and the Institute of Capital Markets – Pakistan (Fundamentals of Capital Markets Certification & Pakistan’s Market Regulations Certification).

He started his career at Ghandhara Leasing Company Limited in 1996 and worked there as Liaison Manager, in Lahore. He also worked as Vice President, Head of MSE Division, with Al-Zamin Leasing Modaraba. Before joining Trust Modaraba, he was working as CEO & Director with First IBL Modaraba. He joined Trust Modaraba in 2021 as Executive Vice President.