Partners, Directors & Consulting Associates

SACO believes in “Qualitative Services” through its well qualified and experienced team under lead of its Partners in Pakistan and of that in Afghanistan.

Mr Muhammad Ahmad Shahid

Mr Muhammad Ahmad Shahid, FPFA., FAIA., MIIA, FCA possesses around 29 years of post-qualification experience in the accounting profession.  He is the founding Managing Partner of Shahid Ahmad & Co., Chartered Accountants (SACO) since 1991, besides practicing as Managing Partner of IECnet S.K.S.S.S., Chartered Accountants since 2001.  Mr Shahid has served ICAP- the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan in dissimilar positions; as elected member of its Northern Regional Committee for around eight years including as Chairman, NRC for year 2012, as Chairman, CPD Committee for around five years and as member of ICAP’s Benevolent Fund & CPD Committees for over a decade’s time with continued status till date.  Mr Shahid is a fellow of the Association of International Accountants, United Kingdom and a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors, USA.  He is serving on Board of Directors of reputable entities besides being serving as Vice Chairman of Taxation Standing Committees of Sarhad Chamber of Commerce & Industry for past many years. According to Mr Shahid, our work is rarely easy, but we believe you will find it interesting and rewarding because what attracts SACO’s most is the opportunity to work on high-profiled cases and transactions where stakes are on peak and where the talents of our key-staff can make that really radical as outcome or completion of a deal as far as advisory role of the firm is concerned.  Nonetheless, SACO through its partners is known to be delivering quality reporting with all sense of independence to the entire trust and confidence of stakeholders.

Mr Manzoor Ahmed Savul

Mr Manzoor Ahmed Savul is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan since September, 1971 has served various entities including a listed public limited company as General Manager Finance, as partner of Sajjad Ahmad & Co., prior to joining SACO in year 2008.  Ever-since joining SACO, his experience as audit assurance partner includes reporting on a number of public and private sector entities including as engagement partner of public interest entities.  According to Mr Savul, there is nothing more satisfying that watching junior associates grow and gain confidence in their abilities.  He believes in putting junior associates in front of the clients as it’s a win-win for senior and juniors alike.

Mr M A Ghazali Marghoob, & Mr Shahzad Saleem Aslam

Mr M A Ghazali Marghoob, FCA and Mr Shahzad Saleem Aslam, FCA are the mainstay of SACO representing the firm as Executive Directors for network offices based in Islamabad and Karachi in Pakistan.  Mr Ghazali Marghoob, a fellow member of ICAP, ICSP & PIPFA, besides being in practice with SACO is currently serving on Board of Pakistan Services Limited as Chairman Board Audit Committee with rich background of having served financial sector of Pakistan for long, like he served Askari Bank Limited as Company Secretary, head of legal department and secretary to all committees of the BOD from April, 2009 to December, 2016.  He also served SME Bank Limited as the Bank’s CFO & Company Secretary from January, 2005 to April, 2009.  His special experience worth quote includes management of swapping of foreign funds through international banks by handling their deployment in Pakistan and monitoring liaison with Asian Development Bank for release of aids/loan for SME sector development, directorship in SME Leasing and for supervising banking operations of SME Bank Limited in the absence of President and CEO.

Mr Shahzad Saleem Aslam

Mr Shahzad Saleem Aslam, a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan since ____ is enjoying rich professional experience with prominent areas of expertise ranges from writing business plans and devising financial models, forecasting and financial reporting together with organizational restructuring and transaction advisory and capacity building specialties.  Mr Shahzad being an entrepreneurial mind personality has also established his own industrial unit manufacturing and exporting knits since 1997 under the name & style of Galaxy Knitwear Private Limited. His experience of controlling HR & financial management speaks for itself due to successful operations of Galaxy Knitwear and by providing excellent assistance to the partners of SACO in thought-provoking advisory services as and when needed.

Mr Mohsin Iqbal Khan

Mr Mohsin Iqbal Khan, a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan is the partner-in-charge of Gwadar office of the firm.  SACO is the first ever firm opted to establish an office in Gwadar in year 2020 considering its future which is certainly looked bright due to Gwadar Port and a number of upcoming CPEC projects, and hence it’s proving to be a landmark year if things are normalized post Covid-19 pandemic.  Growth in Gwadar has been rapid since China took a keen interest.  Building development is booming with the airport, oil city and power plant on their way since 2019.  The growth of accounting profession is interlinked with the economic growth of the country and probably this was the only justification Mr Mohsin Iqbal Khan under lead of the managing partner of the firm opted to target establishing his place in the upcoming international city of the world.

SACO is blessed to have engaged ample teams of qualified and experienced personnel looking after dissimilar segments; auditing, taxation, corporate, consulting and other project management issues which are are supervised by qualified partners and managers. Additionally, SACO has executed understanding with a number of well qualified technical and professional individuals holding expertise in project execution, monitoring and management, whose services are available as consulting associates being panel consultants on different terms.