ISLAMABAD: The government has appointed Sadia Khan as commissioner of the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) for a period of three years with immediate effect, according to a notification issued earlier this week.
Prior to her appointment at the SECP, Khan was serving as president & CEO of the Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance (PICG).
Khan has pursued a versatile career path traversing investment banking, financial regulation, family businesses and entrepreneurship across three continents.
With Masters degrees in economics from both Cambridge University and Yale University, Sadia started her career at Lehman Brothers in New York.
Over the years, she has worked with various international institutions and local regulatory authorities, including the Asian Development Bank (Philippines) and the State Bank of Pakistan.
For the past two decades, Sadia has remained a passionate advocate of corporate governance and has served on various boards as an independent director. Her book entitled “Corporate Landscape of Pakistan” was published by Oxford University Press in 2017.
In 2014, the French Government conferred on her the prestigious ‘Chevalier de 1’Ordre National du Mérite’ (Knight of the National Order of Merit).