Key Personnel

Saeed Iqbal, Group Head, Institutional and Investment Banking Group

Mr. Iqbal has extensive experience especially with respect to project & structured finance, debt capital markets as well as private and listed equity. Prior to joining UBL he was the Head of Structured Finance at ANZ Investment Bank, Pakistan where he was responsible for originating, structuring and executing projects in the energy, telecom, oil & gas, infrastructure and ports sectors, amongst others. At UBL, Mr. Iqbal leads a multi-award winning team operating in both Pakistan and the GCC. The business offers a full suite of investment banking services encompassing loan syndications, fixed income issuance and distribution, project and structured finance as well as principal equity investments, private placements and M&A. He holds a B.Sc. (Econ) Honours degree from the London School of Economics and an MA in Development Economics from the University of Sussex. Mr. Iqbal has also qualified as a Certified Director from the Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance.

M. Umer Khan, Head, Project Finance & Advisory, Investment Banking Group

Mr. Khan is an MBA from the IBA and has seventeen years of experience in Project Finance, Debt Capital Markets and Corporate Advisory. In addition to UBL, he has worked at Standard Chartered where he was responsible for origination and structuring of Project Finance transactions for the Middle East and Pakistan region. His areas of focus include projects in the energy, power and telecom sectors, amongst others. He is part of several formal and informal bodies involved in policy advocacy and development of infrastructure in Pakistan, with a focus on energy and related infrastructure.

Mishal Quadri, Head, Debt Capital Markets & Syndications, Investment Banking Group

Mr. Quadri is an MBA from IBA and has been previously associated with Standard Chartered Modaraba as Senior Relationship Manager, and with National Bank of Pakistan in its Corporate & Investment Banking division as Team Leader. He has been with UBL Investment Banking since 2005 and has over 18 years of total working experience.