Fuad Azim Hashimi
September 25, 2019
Fuad Azim Hashimi is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and currently heads Pakistan Business Council’s Centre of Excellence in Responsible Business (CERB). The mission of CERB is to bring about a change in mind-sets of business and industry leaders towards long-term sustainable value creation.
Through leadership of the Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance from 2007 until 2016, he played a key role to further corporate governance practices in Pakistan. He is a member of the Private Sector Advisory Group of International Finance Corporation, World Bank Group and of the United Nations ESACP Sustainable Business Network.
His career over the earlier 43 years has provided him with a strong foundation in public accounting (he was a partner for 10 years in A. F. Ferguson & Co, a member firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers) as well as management of diversified business and commercial ventures, in Pakistan and abroad, ranging from banking, office automation and information technology to mutual funds.
Hashimi’s other appointments include board directorships of International Industries Limited (Pakistan’s largest manufacturer and exporter of steel, stainless steel and plastic pipes) and of Faysal Bank Limited (one of the progressive scheduled banks engaged in Commercial, Retail, Corporate and Islamic banking activities in Pakistan that is majority owned by a Bahrain-based retail bank).