Ali Jehangir Siddiqui, who graduated (BA) in Economics (accelerated graduation) from Cornell University, New York, is the Chairman, Chief Investment Officer, and Managing Partner at JS Private Equity. He serves as a Principal of JS Group, an Associate of Crosby Capital Limited (Investment Arm) and a Member of the founding team of Techpacific.com.
Ali Siddiqui works closely with potential investers. He started with his first start-up, Advance Micro Research (sold in 1995), where he integrated multi-console network systems. He served as a Director with Crosby Capital Partners and was based in Hong Kong.
Prior to Crosby, Ali Siddiqui was an Associate with Tech-pacific Capital where he was part of a team that managed private equity and venture funds investing in Asia-Pacific. He has been advising start-ups in the US, Europe and Asia for several years.
Ali Siddiqui serves as the Chairman of Pak American Fertilizers Ltd. He is on the Board of Directors of Planetarabia.com (which he co-founded) and also serves on the Boards of a number of fast-growing private sector companies in Pakistan. He is Non Executive Director of Jahangir Siddiqui & Company Ltd and serves as a Director of the Acumen Fund (Pakistan), Azgard 9 Ltd, Airblue Ltd and Pakistan International Container Terminal Ltd. He is a Director of the Siddiqui Foundation and also is the Director of Azgard Nine Ltd.
Ali Siddiqui has also served as a Director of Pakistan Reinsurance Company Ltd and from 2002 to 2003 he served as an Executive Director of JS ABAMCO, Pakistan's largest private sector mutual fund manager.
Prior to JS Group, Ali Siddiqui served as a Director of Crosby, the investment and merchant bank. He has served as a Director of Lucky Cement Ltd since October 26, 2009. In addition, Ali Siddiqui is involved with a number of charitable and sustainable development organizations.
JS Group is a financial services group in Pakistan. JS Group controls and operates financial services companies in Pakistan. Financial services of JS Group include asset management, commercial banking, company research, insurance, investment banking, Islamic banking, micro finance, and stock brokerage. JS Group also has investments throughout Pakistan's economy, in the industrial sector, technology and media sectors, commercial real estate, energy and natural resources. JS Group has it’s headquarter in Karachi.