Pakistan’s top money manager explains what the economy needs

Maheen Rahman is one of Pakistan’s top money managers and one of the youngest heads of an asset management company.

Maheen is the CEO of Alfalah Investment, which has gained total returns of about 740% as of June 2018 since it launched about a decade ago.

VCast Online sat down with Maheen to talk about the state of the economy and what we need to do better in order to create jobs (1:26); the importance of saving (4:51); how to keep employees happy (6:02); why business leaders should stay in Pakistan (7:44); and creating balance in one’s life (8:50).

In her role as an asset manager in Karachi, the country’s financial hub, she comes in contact with large corporations, high net-worth individuals, and families, a position that allows her to form a realistic view on Pakistan’s markets.

She believes that Pakistan can operate at a growth target of 7-8%. In her interview, she talks about the need to reform our tax structure, investment in local businesses and entrepreneurship.

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