THE MANAGEMENT

Arshad Saleem Awan 

Managing Partner

As a Founding and Managing Partner, Arshad has been instrumental in establishing Bellwether as a top tear advisory firm with impeccable track record and unmatched service delivery. With proficiency in International Financial Reporting Standards, International Accounting Standards and taxation laws, he leads the accounts and taxation advisory segments of the firm.

By qualification Arshad is a Business Graduate with majors in finance. His extensive exposure and experience of manufacturing, NGO’s (Development sector), telecom and service sector organizations spans over a decade.

Muhammad Aizaz Qadeer

Managing Partner

Aizaz, being the founding member, holds with him more than 10 years of experience in corporate compliance, corporate finance, business development, capital raising and corporate compliance.Given his vast experience and expansive network of contacts, Aizaz has been instrumental in arranging equity and debt finance for major clients and providing negotiation support in complex transactions on the national and international fronts. Aizaz has led transactions from inception up till success especially in the petroleum, logistic and construction sector. Aizaz is a business graduate with majors in finance.

Muhammad Usman Akram, ACA,

Managing Partner

Usman is a seasoned performance-driven, professional having more than 10 years of progressive and diverse experience in all facets of accounting, financial reporting, ERP implementation, budgeting/ financial management, internal controls and compliance, SOX404/ COSO compliance and auditing. By qualification Usman is a Chartered Accountant (ACA) (Deloitte, Pakistan.)

Zain Rasheed, ACA 

Associate Partner

Zain is well-respected financial consultant with more than seven years of experience directing financial operations and multi-million-dollar investment portfolios for organizations and operations acuity. Before joining Bellwether, Zain was Assistant Controller Finance at Medical Transcription and Billing Company (Private) Limited, Pakistan where he collaborated with Account Receivables, Account payable, Treasury and Financial Reporting teams in management of financial and operational performance, forecasting, and financial objectives. Oversaw all third-party vendor relationships, including Big 4 accounting firms, outside counsel, rating agencies, and accounting and tracking systems. He carries extensive experience of developing systems to effectively integrate reporting, budgeting, and strategic planning in order to optimize company value, maximize cash flow, and minimize risk and cost.

By qualification Zain is a Chartered Accountant (ACA) (Deloitte, Pakistan.) Zain was awarded with ICAP Professional excellence award on handling project of MTBC IPO over NASDAQ, USA Stock Exchange.

Adnan Hassan Rana

Associate Partner

Adnan holds more than 8 years of professional experience in project and corporate finance especially power sector. Prior to joining Bellwether consulting, he worked as Financial Analyst at Bridge Factor (Pvt) Ltd where he remained integral part of power sector team which was involved in advising Independent Power Producers. His expertise involved financial modelling for power especially wind power projects. He created and updated a detailed chronological database of all the activities conducted for a wind power project in Sindh, Pakistan. He has also worked on a number of projects as a consultant for the restructuring and re-profiling of the company’s debt.

Adnan is a business graduate from Iqra University Islamabad with majors in finance.