Country Leadership Team

Haroon Rashid

Haroon Rashid is the Chief Executive & Managing Director of Shell Pakistan Limited (SPL). Haroon has been a Director on the Board of SPL since 2011. He is also the General Manager Lubricants for SPL. He joined SPL in 1995 and has held several senior leadership roles in Downstream across Marketing, Consultancy and Aviation for Royal Dutch Shell before returning to Pakistan as the General Manager Supply & Distribution for the Middle East South Asia Region. Haroon is a graduate from INSEAD and The Lahore University of Management Sciences.

Rafi H Basheer

Rafi Basheer is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Shell Pakistan limited. He is a Chartered Accountant and a finance professional. After completing his accountancy training in London, UK, Rafi worked for two years with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Dubai as Assistant Manager in Audit before joining Shell Pakistan in January 2000.

At Shell, he has held a variety of roles locally and overseas ranging from Retail Finance Manager Shell Pakistan, Mergers and Acquisitions Finance for Shell Downstream Asia/Pacific, Global Governance, Asia Pacific regional Finance Manager, Finance Director for Shell Pakistan Limited, and most recently Global Finance Managers for Shell’s Bitumen and Sulphur businesses. He is currently based in Singapore in the role of Global Planning & Appraisal Manager for Shell’s Retail, Lubricants, Aviation and Specialties businesses.

Parvez Ghias

Parvez Ghias is the Chief Executive Officer at Habib University Foundation (HUF) since January, 2017.  Prior to this he was the CEO of Indus Motor Company Limited for 11 years.  His initiatives in the social development areas have been well recognized at both, domestic and international UN level.

Prior to assuming the CEO position at Indus Motor Company Limited, he held the Vice President, CFO and Director’s position at Engro Chemical Pakistan Limited (formerly an Exxon Mobil Corporation affiliate) where his career spanned 25 years with various positions held; Controller/Treasurer, IT and HR assignments in Pakistan, Hong Kong and Canada.

Parvez serves as a non-executive director at Indus Motor Company Limited and as an independent director on the Boards of Standard Chartered Bank (Pakistan) Limited and Dawood Hercules Corporation.  He held twice the Member position of the Task Force commissioned by the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan to revamp the Code of Corporate Governance in 2012 and 2016.

Parvez Ghias is a Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Statistics.

Nasser N S Jaffer

Nasser N S Jaffer holds an Associated Science Diploma programme in Agriculture from University of California. He is the Chairman and CEO of Jaffer Group of Companies. He was Director of Jaffer Brothers (Private) Ltd. from 1969 to 2003, responsible for the chemical and pesticides businesses, as well as the fertilizer and machinery business from time to time.

In 2003 he took over as Chairman and CEO of the company to manage the overall business to ensure growth, profitability and business satisfactory results to the stakeholders.

He is on the boards of other business, philanthropic, social and health associations such as The Kidney Centre and Honorary Secretary Modern Club and Modern Society. He also held office as the Honorary Consul of the Philippines until 2010.

Madiha Khalid

Madiha Khalid is the Head of Human Resources at Shell Pakistan Limited. She joined Shell in 2006 and has held a variety of local and regional roles ranging from Recruitment, Business Partnering for corporate and commercial business, Middle East and Central Asia Commercial Business partner, and recently Head of Human Resources for SPL. Prior to Shell, she worked with ABN AMRO bank.

Madiha is a Chartered Member from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) UK, and she holds an MBA degree.

Naz Khan

Naz Khan has worked as the Chief Financial Officer of Engro Corporation Ltd. During this period she was part of the team at Corp that implemented a successful turn-around through several transactions including restructurings, listings and new projects, which resulted in a tripling of the market cap of the company. 

Prior to her last role at Engro Corporation she was the CFO of Engro Fertilizers.

Previously, Naz has been involved with the financial markets for over 18 years on the asset management, investment banking and broking sides. She was CEO of KASB Funds from 2005 to August 2010 and earlier has been actively involved in primary as well as secondary markets for both debt and equity securities. She has also held key positions of Executive Director, Head of Money Market and Fixed Income, Head of Investment Advisory Division and Co-Head of Investment Banking Division at KASB Securities Limited, where she led major capital market transactions on the debt and equity side.

Naz has also served on the Boards of Mutual Fund Association of Pakistan (MUFAP), Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) and several of the Engro company boards, including publicly listed companies, as well as the recent project companies of Thar and LNG.

Naz has served as a member of various task forces and committees, including the Debt committees of the SECP and the KSE and is currently a member of the Investment
Committee of Pakistan Human Development Fund (PHDF). She has also worked as a consultant for the Asian Development Bank on Mortgage Backed Securities.

Naz holds a B.A. in Economics from Mount Holyoke College, MA, USA and has attended leadership and management courses at INSEAD, Harvard University and Georgetown University.

Klaas Mantel

Klaas joined Shell in the Netherlands in 1995 in the Retail business after completing his Master in Economics degree at the University of Amsterdam and studying in the USA and Japan. His international Shell career started in the Shell Retail business in the Netherlands and included assignments as Global Promotions Manager & Global Diesel marketing manager at Shell International in London, eBusiness manager for Asia Pacific based in Singapore and Regional Retail marketing manager for Africa based in South Africa.

From 2009 to 2011 Klaas was General Manager for the Shell South Africa retail business, with sales of 2.7 bn liters and $ 270m Convenience Retail sales through a network of approximately 700 service stations and 400 company-owned Convenience stores.

Klaas was also a member of the Shell South Africa Country Coordination Team that coordinates that various Group activities in the country, including reputation and brand management, employment and diversity strategies and government relations and other stakeholder management activities.

In his current role as General Manager Global Convenience Retail & Lubricants he travels extensively across the Shell network of over 44000 service stations in approx. 70 countries to drive performance, innovation, operational excellence and partnership development.

Waqar I Siddiqui

Waqar I Siddiqui is an internationally experienced board level executive with sustained record of business transformation achievement for Shell and other oil majors. In his 22 years of petroleum downstream experience, he has successfully guided multi-million-dollar commercial entities through business delivery, organizational change, strategy development, joint ventures and mergers/acquisitions.

Waqar joined Shell Pakistan in June 2001. Within Shell he has done variety of roles locally and internationality at senior leadership positions in various business divisions. Currently he is serving as Chief Executive of a Shell Joint Venture with Aljomaih Holding Group of Saudi Arabi. He has a solid track record of exemplary stakeholder management experience; recognized as a trusted advisor to government regulator and is regularly consulted on high level business and sustainable development programs. 

He holds a BS degree in Chemical Engineering and MBA in Marketing.  In addition, he holds academic and professional accreditations from Harvard Business School and University of British Columbia.

Badaruddin F Vellani

Badaruddin F Vellani is an Honours Graduate in Chemical Engineering from the Loughborough University of Technology and is also a Barrister at Law from the Middle Temple (London). He was called to the Bar in 1982 and commenced legal practice in Karachi immediately thereafter.

He is enrolled as an Advocate of the Supreme Court of Pakistan and is the Senior Partner at the law firm, Vellani & Vellani. In addition to his legal practice, he is also member of the Board of Directors in a number of multinational companies engaged in the FMCG, manufacturing, retail and pharmaceutical sectors and is on the Board of several philanthropic organisations and foundations.

Faisal Waheed

Faisal Waheed is Chief Financial Officer and Finance Director at Shell Pakistan Limited. He is a graduate of Institute of Business Administration, Karachi and an Associate member of Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK and Association of Corporate Treasurers, UK.

Mr. Waheed joined Shell in 2013 with an external experience of over 15 years. During this period, he worked in various finance roles with Unilever in Pakistan and UK and later with Engro Corporation where he last served as Chief Financial Officer of one of its subsidiaries.

He also serves on the boards of Pakistan Refinery Limited, Pak Arab Pipeline Company Limited and Shell Oman Marketing Limited.

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