ISLAMABAD - Zafar Abdullah has been appointed as Commissioner of SECP by federal government. He holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from Karachi University and is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan. He did his chartered accountancy from KPMG Pakistan and got extensive training in the areas of assurance and audit, financial advisory and corporate advisory.

He had earlier served the SECP as Executive Director in the Securities Market Division, Karachi Stock Exchange as Chief of Operations, Central Depository Company as Head of Operations, Dewan Mushtaq Group as Chief Compliance Officer and Company Secretary and Crosby Securities Pakistan Limited as Chief Executive Officer.  His last assignment was as Company Secretary and Head of Legal Division with Faysal Bank Limited.