TALEEM FINANCE COMPANY LIMITED (TFCL)
Mr. Kamran Azim is a Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA) with over 25 years of diversified and multi-sectoral experience, ranging from management consultancy and assurance practice in KPMG Pakistan to managing the financial and corporate matters of a multinational oil marketing company Total Parco Pakistan and then heading the business of a leading microfinance institution, Kashf Foundation for over 14 years. In his previous role as the Chief Operating Officer at Kashf Foundation, he oversaw the country level business activities in a network of over 300 branches spread across Pakistan.
He is well regarded for his contributions in various sectoral dialogues of senior executives and practioners on best corporate governance practices, effective internal controls as well as policy development specially for the Micro and SME sectors in Pakistan. He has also been a keynote speaker at major national and international events in the development sector in USA, UK, Zurich, Panama, Mauritius and Africa. He has attended strategic leadership trainings at the Harvard Business School, Wharton University and Oxford University. In addition to being a visiting faculty on Strategic Business Management at leading CA institutes for over 15 years , Mr Azim is also a trainer in the Institute of Chartered Accountants’, Directors training programmes.
He has a strong passion for the development sector and has dedicated the last decade and a half in working with marginalised communities including low cost private schools to provide them impactful financial and non-financial services. Mr. Azim has been to India, Bangladesh, Romania, Indonesia, and Lebanon for studying the dynamics of social and economic issues being faced by low income households globally. He has also been a member of the Civil Society Organizations group of the World Bank/IMF and represented the Pakistani civil society in the partnership for change initiative in Oslo, Norway.
Mr. Azim will lay the foundation of the first dedicated education finance company in Pakistan as TFCL’s Chief Executive Officer.