Mr Qasim Lakhani has over 10 years of experience in equity broking, fund management and corporate planning. Qasim started off his career with equity research in First Capital ABN-AMRO Equities, from where he moved on to join JP Morgan Pakistan (then Jardine Fleming Pakistan Broking) on the international sales desk, servicing foreign institutional investors. Subsequently, he worked for top-tier names like Engro Chemical (corporate planning) and PICIC (equity portfolio management), before moving onto Elixir Securities Pakistan (Elixir).
During his stay at Elixir, Qasim headed Elixir's Research Department and was involved in the preparation of business plan / study of asset management business for a large business Group of Pakistan. In March 2007, Qasim co-led the acquisition of Fortune Securities by a consortium of investors, and continues to head Fortune.
Qasim is an MBA from the Institute of Business Administration (IBA) Karachi, and is a CFA charter-holder.
At KSE, Qasim Lakhani is the Chairman of Advisory & Arbitration Committee and member of Audit Committee and Human Resources Committee and also represents KSE on the Board of JCR-VIS Credit Rating Company Limited.