Board Of Directors
Ali Mubashar Kazmi
Mr. Ali M. Kazmi is a Founder Partner and Chairman of Knightsbridge Capital Group (KCG). KCG was established in 2015. Over the last two years KCG has grown to 6 Group Companies with approximately USD 50 million Assets under Management. Before KCG, he has over 20 years of well diversified Corporate, Credit and Retail Banking experience with in-depth understanding of Pakistani business and financial sector and exposure in international deals and markets. His recent engagements include: Senior Executive Vice President (SEVP) and Group Head of International Investments for MCB Bank. He also served as SEVP/ Retail Banking Head of MCB Bank supervising over 13,000 employees and 1200 branches. He was also a board member of MCB Financial Services Ltd.
Mr. Kazmi’s previous assignments include: Country Head Commercial Banking and Member of Asia Management Team of Retail at Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), where he supervised Retail businesses across 13 countries in Asia. Corporate Director of ABN AMRO Bank (ABN) - Also Part of select Group of Global High Potential of ABN. Career Start from Bank of America- Completed Basic Credit Training from Bank of America San Francisco.
- Set up MCB Bank (20% owned by MayBank Malaysia) operation in the United Arab Emirates
- Led the team responsible for digitizing MCB Bank and acquiring Branchless Banking license for MCB.
- Part of the Management Team evaluating and subsequently implementing restructuring of RBS Retail Banking across Asia
- Key member of team for Prime Bank Due Diligence and Acquisition by ABN AMRO
- SSGC advisory for LNG (technical partners Poten & Partners)
- Pakistan International Airlines USD 560 mln EXIM Backed Boeing 777 financing
- Tuwairiqi Steel USD 85 mln regional syndication
- Makro Habib – key role in identifying and creating JV
- Pakistan National Shipping Corp. USD 135 mln financing arrangement of 3 vessels
- Facilitator of China Mobile entry in Pakistan; USD 700 mln equity injection by made by China Mobile
- Siemens Pakistan AED 100 mln financing for substation project in UAE
- USD 500 mln ECA joint financing mandate for Warid (along withSCB)
- Euro 65mln ECA facility for Fuji Cement and Fuji Power USD 100 mln LCY Facility
Dr. Shahab Qadeer Khokhar
Dr. Shahab Khokhar is a Founder Partner of Knightsbridge Capital Group. He is also a Director at Remington Pharmaceuticals, a company involved in the pharmaceutical business for over 30 years, having presence in over 10 countries. Dr. Khokhar was also a Co-Founder & Partner of Winsome SA (Switzerland), a venture capital / private equity investment advisory firm focused on investing in renewable energy companies in Europe. He also Co-Led the seed funding for Enecsys Ltd., Cambridge (UK), a solar micro inverters company, which in total raised around USD100 million in growth capital. He is also a Renewable Energy Expert Designate at Guidepoint Global LLC (formerly a Standard & Poor’s company), and advises private equity firms, hedge funds and other institutional clients. He has also been a consultant to Rio Tinto plc. (London) and ENI SpA (Rome).
He also Co-Founded Kobec Health Sciences, which is now one of the fastest growing ophthalmology specialty pharmaceutical companies in Pakistan. In collaboration with world's leading scientists, he co-founded Cambridge Cell Networks (CCNet), a bioinformatics company. “Real Business” recognized CCNet among Top 50 companies to watch in the UK. Dr. Khokhar has also been on various Boards of the Government of Punjab (Pakistan) in the sectors of health care and technical vocational & skill development. He has also been a Visiting Faculty in the Department of Finance at Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS).
Dr. Khokhar has been the Chapter Chair of the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) Indus Chapter. He is an avid cyclist and competes in road and track races.
Mr. Rashid Bashir is a Founder Partner of Knightsbridge Capital Group. With more than 20 years of Professional Experience in Real Estate business, he has consistently redefined what’s possible, while opening doors of wealth building and leadership for countless real estate professionals. He is committed & has strong belief in provision of outstanding services in the field of real estate. He is also a member of YPO (Young President Organization) & the former president of “Rotary Club Pakistan for South East” as well as member of Pak Turk Business Association. His personal integrity and unending drive is the benchmark that made Chohan Estate one of the most successful organizations in real estate history. He has continuously cultivated the firm’s value system, inspiring tens of thousands of associates throughout Pakistan to maintain high standards of character within both their personal and professional lives.
Mr. Rashid’s success in an increasingly complex and competitive marketplace is a function of his firmness, drive, leadership skills, and the ability to assemble and empower high-functioning teams.
He has been involved in a number of Real Estate projects like Country Homes, Divine Gardens, Divine Homes, Tenth Avenue and Mall One.
Mr. Ali Pervaiz Malik is a Founder Partner of Knightsbridge Capital Group. He is also the Chief Executive of Akram Cotton Mills Limited and Director of Servaid Pharmacy (Pvt.) Limited. Mr. Ali Pervaiz has a Masters in Finance degree from Imperial College, London, U.K. Prior to his Masters, he completed his under-graduate degree at the prestigious Lahore University of Management and Sciences (LUMS), Lahore, Pakistan. He was previously employed with ABN Amro Bank N.V. as Assistant Vice President Credit Portfolio Management Group, and was responsible for managing counterparty risks of a portfolio of leading Automotive, Consumer Food and Diversified companies through developing thorough knowledge of each client’s requirement.
Mr. Ali Pervaiz is additionally serving following roles in different organizations and associations: Chairman of All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA), Board Member of Technical Education & Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) of the Government of Punjab, Board Member of Board of Quaid-e-Azam Solar Power Company (Pvt.) Limited of the Government of Punjab, Board Member of Quaid-e-Azam Wind Power Company (Pvt.) Limited of the Government of Punjab and Member of Board of Investment (BOI) of the Government of Pakistan. He has been involved in a number of Real Estate projects like Mahnoor Villas and Saif Town.
Knightsbridge Capital Group
Mr. Khalique possesses around 18 years of experience in Financial Reporting and Accounting, Auditing, Budgeting, Risk Advisory and Assurance, Business Process Management, Project Management and System Implementation Services.
Khurram Shahnawaz is currently working as the CEO of Intelli Energie, a Project Company of Knightsbridge Capital Group, established in 2017 providing state of the art renewable energy solutions. He has previously served as Chief Executive Officer for EDCOM, spent a major part of his professional career with AEPL in a variety of senior roles responsible for business development in energy sector in three countries namely Pakistan, UAE & KSA. He has over 18 years of experience in developing new business opportunities in various sectors such as Power, Oil & Gas, and Construction. He graduated from University of Engineering and Technology Lahore with a degree in Mining Engineering.