Ms. Sadia Khan


Sadia Khan has pursued a versatile career path traversing investment banking, financial regulation, family business and entrepreneurship across three continents. With Master degrees in Economics from both Cambridge University and Yale University, Sadia started her career at Lehman Brothers in New York.

After obtaining her MBA from INSEAD in France, she has worked with various international institutions and local regulatory authorities, including the Asian Development Bank in the Philippines, the securities & Exchange Commission of Pakistan and the state bank of Pakistan.

She is currently the CEO of Selar Enterprises, a company she founded in 2011 while working as a Group Executive Director in her family owned business, Delta Shipping.

For the past two decades, Sadia has remained a passionate advocate of corporate governance and currently serves on various boards as an independent director, including Habib Bank, Siemens Cables, Engro Fertilizer, Karandaaz, and INSEAD.

Her book entitled “Corporate Governance Landscape of Pakistan” was published by Oxford University Press in 2017.

In 2014, the French Government conferred on her, the prestigious French award, “Chevalier de I’Ordre National Du Mérite” (Knight of the National Order of Merit). Sadia is the President of the global INSEAD Alumni Association since 2015. She also serves as the Honorary Consul General of Finland in Karachi. She is certified  Director from  Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance (PICG), an SECP approved institution.