Chairman of the Board
Amar Zafar Khan is a qualified Chartered Accountant, with over 30 years of multi-functional experience at premier international financial institutions. His experience covers general management, directing turnarounds and developing new ventures/businesses in commercial banking, investment banking, domestic and cross-border corporate finance and securities trading, including exposure to markets in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
He as rich experience & knowledge of wide spectrum of financing solutions. He has served as the Chairman & CEO of "United Bank Limited" - one of the largest bank in Pakistan.
Chief Executive Officer/Director
Hussain is the CEO of EcoPack Ltd and has over 46 years of business experience including running a private limited company in Karachi manufacturing flexible plastic packaging. He is the founder chairman and CEO of EcoPack since the company's inception, and continues to strategically lead the company's growth in key areas such as corporate relationship management, as well as new opportunities for product diversification in both domestic and regional markets.
Prior to founding EcoPack, Hussain was successful entrepreneur trading packaging materials such as cotton bags, polythene liners and jute bags, and later started a career in industrial manufacture of packaging products. Hussain is an honours graduate from the University of Karachi.
Ahsan Jamil is an entrepreneur with a strong social investing track record in both education and health. He is a co-founder & CEO of Ubuntu Care, an Early Years Childcare & Development Centre impact business. Prior to that he was the Country CEO (Pakistan) of a large multi-country Healthcare Fund for 2 years. He was a co-founder of The Aman Foundation and its CEO for 7 years. Here he helped set up Amantech, Teach for Pakistan and Aman Sports as a founding Chairman respectively and Injaaz Pakistan as a founding Director. Additionally, he set up Aman Health which included the award-winning Aman ambulance and Aman Telehealth services as well as some international mental health programs. Prior to that he was a founder Director of EcoPack Limited, where he worked for 17 years, the last 7 years as its CEO.
In his initial years he worked at Unilever Pakistan, Chase Manhattan Bank, Pakistan and E.F Hutton on Wall Street, USA. Ahsan has a Bachelors’ degree in Math-Economics from Reed College, USA. He has a post graduate diploma in Counseling and Addiction Alleviation. He serves on the Boards of the Karachi Sports Foundation, the ICare Foundation and the Acumen Fund Advisory board, having also spent two terms on the British Overseas School board.
Non-Executive DirectorNon-Executive Director Shahid Jamil qualified as a member of the Institute of Chartered Accounts from the UK in 1967 and became a member of the Institute in Pakistan in 1968. He then became an international banker working in Pakistan, Luxembourg, United Kingdom, Egypt & United Arab Emirates. His last position with bank was as Executive Director at First International Bank Ltd., in Pakistan. As a non-executive director on the board, he shares an international perspective and supports the internal audit role of KPMG at EcoPack Ltd. He also supports the company's effort to achieve a cost effective turn around to become a profitable and sustainable business which maintains manufacturing employment in Khyber Pakhunkhwa.
Ali Jamil has been a finance and mortgage adviser in the United Kingdom with over 45 years` experience in property and finance .He has been a sponsor Director of EcoPack Limited since its inception in 1992 and has served on EcoPack`s board for several terms. He is trained from the Plastics institute in the UK and has a good understanding of the technical and marketing aspects of various plastic materials and processes.
Mr Ali Jamil worked in the family business of `blown film extrusion and flexographic printing `for several years before he assisted in setting-up EcoPack Limited.
Asad is on the Board of EcoPack Limited as Non-Executive Director since the year 2007 and has been Independent Director since 2013. He did his B. Com, and LL.B. from The University of Sindh and did his MBA (Finance) from The Institute of Business Management, Karachi. He possesses 31 years’ vast experience with Non-Banking Financial Institutions in Pakistan which essentially included Leasing Companies and Modarabas with special focus on Leasing and Islamic Finance with functional involvement in the areas of Credit Marketing, Operations, Risk and Compliance. He worked for BRR Guardian Modaraba for 18 years and at various senior positions. For last five years he has been working with ORIX Leasing Pakistan Limited at various senior positions and currently holds the designation of Senior Manager Special Asset Management. He is accredited mediator, certified from Pakistan Mediators’ Association. He has been pivotal in establishing and ensuring best corporate practices and systems for greater transparency and efficiency. He is the Chairman of the Audit Committee and contributes greatly towards good governance of the entity in compliance with company policies and regulatory frame-work.
Laila Jamil is a Non-Executive Director on the Board of EcoPack Limited and on the HR & Remunerations Committee and Audit Committee. She completed her bachelors in history from Reed College, Portland Oregon, USA and has over 15 years of work experience running an SME business in Karachi before joining the social sector. She has worked for the Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SlUT) as head of Resource Generation and utreach and at Aman Foundation as General Manager Programs Development. Laila now works for the British Council as Senior Consultant Business Development and is responsible for source opportunities and fostering partnerships for the Arts, Youth and Education Programs.