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Nadir Shah

Investment Advisor, South Asia

Nadir brings twenty years of experience in energy project development, emerging market infrastructure, capital markets, commodity trading, and logistics management. Nadir has managed, operated, and executed strategies for multiple businesses in various sectors.

Nadir currently serves as a director for Fauji Akbar Portia Marine Terminals Ltd, a Joint Venture of Fauji Foundation, which is the largest conglomerate in Pakistan having an asset base of $4 billion. With a 30-year concession period, the terminal at Port Qasim, Karachi handles all dry cargo relating to fertilizer & grain and is the largest available private sector storage facility (150,000 mt) in the country.

Nadir serves as a director of Asia Petroleum Limited (APL), a joint venture between Pakistan State Oil (Pakistan), Infraavest Limited (Singapore), VICO International Inc. (Alaska), and Independent Petroleum Group (Kuwait). APL was set up as an energy infrastructure company with the support of the World Bank as an oil transportation company in Pakistan. APL owns and operates an oil terminal and pipeline system to transport residual fuel oil.

Nadir is a shareholder of Meskay & Femtee Trading Co, a rice milling facility and commodity venture. Nadir helped develop the company to become one of the largest rice exporters in South Asia.

Nadir has served as a director of Princely Jets Ltd, which is an investor in one of the largest private jet ventures in South Asia. The company’s business also includes supplying helicopters for emergency evacuation and port pilotage services.

Nadir has advised companies on evaluation & management of various port and infrastructure development projects such as China International Marine Containers―Raffles (CIMC) and China Harbor & Engineering Company, among others.

Nadir has worked on several ventures including Hascombe Petrolum focused on oil marketing and distribution, Trakker, a South African JV for vehicle tracking & fleet management services, as well as Infinity Global Telecom, a Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) Operator. He has also worked for Jardine Flemings, ANZ Bank, and Grindlays Bank in various roles.

Nadir holds a BA in Economics from the University of Massachusetts and a BBA from the Finance Institute of Business Administration.

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