Ms. Naheed Memon
Naheed Memon has had a long and illustrious career spanning public service and private sector in Pakistan and the UK. She is currently the CEO of Oracle Power, a natural resource and power developer listed on the London stock market, developing significant projects in Pakistan and Australia. She is also the CEO of Oracle Energy, a subsidiary of Oracle Power jointly owned by a Dubai ruling family member, spearheading one of the largest Green Hydrogen production projects in South Asia. Naheed is also a director in her family-owned conglomerate, the Kings Group of Companies, in Pakistan, overseeing its extensive growth and diversification.
Naheed also serves as the Advisor to the President of Suriname, advising him on investments and special projects. She is also a Special Advisor to KlimatX, a Toronto listed blue carbon vehicle, working on the development of mangrove projects in Suriname. Naheed also serves as a Member of the Board of the Privatization Commission of Pakistan.
Naheed has worked in Private Banking for Merrill Lynch, managing a multimillion book for clients in the MENA region. She has also been the founder CEO of a consulting practice, she set up in London servicing international trade bodies, as well as large industrial clients in the oil and gas sector. Naheed has also been the CEO of Manzil Pakistan, a public policy think tank in Karachi working in a cross section of sectors, advocating for economic growth through informed policy.
Naheed served as the Chairman of the Sindh Board of Investment, Government of Sindh, for a number of years. In this position she played a pivotal role in setting up SEZs, mobilizing CPEC projects in multiple sectors, coordinating closely between Chinese and Pakistani counterparts, arranging FDI in multiple sectors in the province, facilitating investment in innovation, and improving the World Bank’s Doing Business Ranking as the province’s focal person. Naheed is also an adjunct faculty of Economics and Strategy at Pakistan’s largest public sector business school, IBA, Karachi. She also sits as an independent director on the boards of public and private companies in Pakistan, UAE, Australia and Suriname.
Naheed holds an MBA from Imperial College, University of London, a degree in Computer Science from FAST, University of Karachi, and an MSc in Economics from Birkbeck College, University of London.