Fahad Ahmed - Management Consultant

Manager Special Projects at Famco Associates (Pvt) Ltd. - Management Consultants [formerly Ferguson Associates (Pvt) Ltd.)

Nationality

Pakistani

Work category

Business

Education

Masters/PostGrad

Management consultant with a broad experience in all facets of financial management, economic research, markets, products and services, credit rating and financial instrument analysis, and business strategy. Direct experience with financial consulting and business strategy, particularly in emerging markets. Interested in early-stage startups as well as companies “on the bubble.”

Fahad Ahmed's Professional Experience

2005 - Present

Famco Associates (Pvt) Ltd. - Management Consultants [formerly Ferguson Associates (Pvt) Ltd.) - Manager Special Projects

Pakistan's 1st ISO Certified Management Consultancy and a former member of A. F. Ferguson and Co., Famco Associates, corporatized in 1978 as a separate entity has been the foremost provider of powerful, practical business solutions in Pakistan.

Services include executive search, organizational development, testing services, incorporation, system development, corporate advisory, internal audit, information technology security and enterprise risk management, share registration, business valuation, financial restructuring and due diligence, and mergers and acquisitions.

I lead the transaction advisory, research and analysis division, along with providing ancillary services to other functions within the company. Currently spearheading the Special Projects initiatives of business initiatives development, strategic planning, financial and capital investment/resource mobilization for high-end projects in addition to establishing executive search/management development services.

Key Skills
Risk Management strategic planning valuation
2009 - 2010

MSManiar Financials (Pvt) Ltd. - Lead Consultant, Research and Investment Advisory

Management – Handling the entire function of setting up the research division¸ with the staffing of analysts at junior and senior levels as well as personnel for research production. Spearheaded the design of the research report template and the development of computer systems for information gathering and insertion in research production.

Portfolio Management – Advised and managed portfolios worth a minimum of Rs. 30 million (approximately USD 360,000 minimum).

Business Development – Developed business as institutional/corporate clients and high net worth individuals, representing management in financial conferences and circles.

Key Skills
Business Development
2004 - 2005

Caliber Business Advisory (formerly Consultant Lab) - Senior Associate (in an on-assignment capacity), Economic Research and Advisory Unit

A stellar specialized management consultancy, worked on the financial services projects and fund management services.

Key Skills
Financial Services
2004 - 2004

Japan Credit Rating Vital Information Services - Financial Analyst

Research – Researched structured finance and debt markets, published new issue reports and special comments. Participated in the development of JCR-VIS’ securitization methodology. Worked with quantitative analytics on updating rating models.

Credit Rating & Analysis – Conducted detailed due diligence on financial and non-financial institutions and instruments used to raise funds. Evaluated management, business strategy, capital adequacy, liquidity, operations and technology, underwriting, quality control, servicing and loss mitigation practices.

Key Skills
finance Reports strategy
2002 - 2003

Aga Khan University Institute for Educational Development - Editor, Training Manuals

Extensively edited/redrafted and proofread study manuals for teacher training (ToT) programs.

Drafted SOPs for the Resource Centre.