Azam has over 6 years’ experience in private equity and investments in Pakistan. Prior to joining the Manager in 2017, Azam was associated with the Abraaj Group as a member of the investment team deploying $93mm of growth capital in Pakistan. At Abraaj, he was responsible for managing the investment process (evaluation and execution) on transactions across sectors including: entertainment, transportation, energy and logistics.
Previously, Azam was a member of the investment team at Cyan Limited, a $50mm growth capital and buyout fund backed by one the largest business conglomerates in Pakistan. Prior to Cyan, Azam worked in the Corporate Finance team of a DFI focused on structured finance and debt syndication transactions in Pakistan.
Azam graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Pi Gamma Mu from Trinity College in the United States and is a CFA charter holder.