Syed Bakhtiyar KazmiNon-Executive Director
|Qualification||Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan|
|Designation||Director Finance, Fauji Foundation|
|Date of Joining||18/11/2020|
|Committee||President of Technical Committee and Member of Audit, Investment Committee|
|Address||Fauji Tower, 68 Tipu Road, Chaklala, Rawalpindi Cantt|
Syed Bakhtiyar Kazmi joined MPCL Board on November 18, 2020. He is a non-executive Director and President of Technical Committee and Member of Audit and Investment Committees.
Mr Kazmi is currently serving as Director Finance in Fauji Foundation.
He is an FCA with over 35 years of experience in a diverse range of sectoral and functional strata within national and regional economies. The key areas of his specialization are fiscal policy and macroeconomic research, greenfield and brownfield projects, strategic collaborations, mergers and acquisitions, outliers in accounting and finance, strategic level audit and assurance, tax reforms and strategic level advisory.
He served in KPMG for 35 years including 25 years as a partner. As a partner, he interacted with the leadership in almost every industry, gaining valuable understanding and insights. His rigorous exposure to a diverse range of sectors and projects enabled him to conceive and culminate strategic value additions for his diverse clientele in public and private sectors. He successfully implemented a comprehensive service delivery framework that ensures quality assured service provision to KPMG’s clients, and a cross-functional integration with the advisory and taxation services that allowed a robust and comprehensive service delivery package to the clients.
As an auditor and an advisor, Mr Kazmi successfully delivered best-in-class and integrity driven services. With his career progression, he branched into macroeconomic research with a focus on contributing towards fiscal and regulatory policies of Pakistan. He almost singlehandedly established advisory practice of KPMG in Islamabad about 2 decades ago, which today is the go to advisory in Islamabad. This initiative covered financial projections, feasibilities, information memoranda, internal audit assessments, HR assessments, manuals for processes and controls, valuations, and development advisory which included an assessment of the Punjab and Sindh governments.
Mr. Kazmi has served on a number of diverse forums / boards in the private sector, public sector & civil society organization. As a thinker, he actively spreads his thoughts and ideas through his articles on national economics, business and taxation mattes and issues, which are regularly published in reputable dailies.