Azfer has more than twelve years experience spanning across Equity Research, Corporate Finance and Private Equity. Before joining Alfa Adhi Securities as CEO in January 2021, Azfer worked as Cofounder and CEO of Akseer Research for five years and led the company’s growth journey from its budding stages to a diversified client base in Research, Advisory and Brokerage across 5 countries. Azfer continues to serve Akseer in the capacity of Executive Director, Research Technology Platforms and focus on technology led growth initiatives. In the past, Azfer has worked with leading brokerage names in Pakistan including BMA Capital, Elixir Securities and Invisor Securities. Azfer holds an MBA from IBA Karachi and is a CFA Charter holder.