Mr. Jahangir Siddiqui
Founder and Advisor, JS Group
Chairman, JS Bank Limited
Jahangir Siddiqui is one of Pakistanís leading entrepreneurs. He established JS Group in 1970 and has significantly contributed to developing Pakistanís financial sector as well as opening up its capital markets to foreign investors. Under his leadership, JS Group has grown to be one of Pakistanís largest conglomerates.
He retired as CEO of JS Group in 1999 and has since advised and chaired the boards of key JS Group Companies. While he was operationally involved in JS Group, he was responsible for establishing joint ventures with leading global financial services firms.
Mr. Siddiqui has been appointed by the Government of Pakistan as a member of the boards of a number of Government institutions. He has also served two terms as elected President of the Karachi Stock Exchange.
He dedicates a significant amount of time and his wealth to philanthropic activities. In addition to his own charitable work through his family foundation, he works with a number of other organizations whose causes he supports. He serves on the boards of Institute of Business Management and Sukkur Institute of Business Administration and is Chairman of the Board of Trustees Endowment Fund for Preservation of the Heritage of Sindh.