Mr. Ghulam Mustafa has over 18 years of experience in restructuring, budgeting, and corporate finance. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of LSE Financial Services Limited, a non-banking financial company (NBFC) with an Investment Finance Service (IFS) license. He also holds a directorship in LSE Proptech Limited (LSEPL), a listed entity.
Mr. Mustafa started his career as an auditor in the Health Department of the Government of Punjab. He spent two years working for the Government before joining the erstwhile Lahore Stock Exchange Limited in 2006 as an Accounts Officer. Due to his professional advancement in the Accounts and Finance Department, he received a promotion in 2015 and became the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Lahore Stock Exchange.
Mr. Mustafa plays a key role in developing Corporate Restructuring Plans and Strategic Financial Models to achieve the short-term and long-term objectives of the organization. He has practical experience in project evaluation, financial analysis, and commercial decision-making.
Designing, developing, evaluating, and implementing the company’s internal control system and guaranteeing adherence to the relevant policies and procedures are the main areas of his interest. The finalization of financial statements within the parameters of IAS/IFRS and applicable Laws & Regulations is his primary area of expertise. He specializes in developing strategic company plans, tax planning, and forecasting for the Board’s decision-making.
He is equally adept at managing short-term money market portfolios as long-term capital market investments. Apart from providing strategic, financial, and operational leadership to the company, and closely coordinating and working with the Board of Directors and Senior leadership, he is also currently responsible for overseeing funds controlled by the LSE and its numerous trusts having more than Rs. 2.0 billion.
He was a member of the LSE team that oversaw the Stock Exchange’s transformation from Guarantee Limited to a Corporatized and Demutualized Stock Exchange as a Public Company. He also served as Head of HR as well as Secretary to the HR Committee, in addition to being the Trustee of the Capital Regulatory Funds of the Former Lahore Stock Exchange.
He was awarded certifications in Fundamentals of Capital Markets and Pakistan’s Market Regulations from the Institute of Financial Markets of Pakistan. Mr. Mustafa holds an MBA in Finance from Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad, and has also cleared CIMA-UK (Strategic Level).