Ms. Nausheen Ahmad – Profile

January 1st, 2020

Ms. Nausheen Ahmad joined the Board of Directors of Meezan Bank in April, 2019. She is also a member of the Human Resources, Remuneration & Compensation Committee of the Board.

She holds an LL.B. from Kings College, London, an LL.M. degree from the University of London and a degree in the Philosophy of Religion from Kings College, London. She was called to the Bar from the Honorable Society of Grays Inn London and is registered as an Advocate of the Sindh High Court. She was also accredited as a mediator and master trainer by the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution, UK and recently completed a negotiation and conflict resolution course from Harvard Law School.

Having spent over three decades in the corporate sector, Ms. Ahmad brings with her a tremendous amount of experience and expertise in the legal field, as well as proven leadership skills. She began her legal practice with the corporate law firm Surridge and Beecheno. Later, she went on to hold the position of Legal Counsel at Pakistan Petroleum Ltd. and Unilever Pakistan Ltd. She has also served with ICI Pakistan Ltd. and Habib Bank Limited as the Company Secretary and General Counsel.

Ms. Ahmad left inhouse legal practice in mid-2021 to establish a boutique law firm called the Legal and Governance Advisory to provide corporate governance advice and training to businesses. She is an executive trainer and teaches the Directors Certification Training with PICG and IBA. She also conducts diversity and inclusion training and conflict resolution and negotiation skills courses. Ms. Ahmad is part of the visiting faculty at KSBL and IOBM, Karachi.

Current Directorships:
  • International Steels Limited (ISL)
  • Jubilee General Insurance Company Limited (JGICL)
  • Engro Powergen Qadirpur Limited
  • Descon Engineering Limited
  • 1Link (Pvt) Ltd
  • Crescent Steel and Allied Products Limited
Other Recent Offices held:
  • First Women Bank Limited (FWBL)
  • Pakistan Stock Exchange Limited (PSX)
  • Altern Energy Limited