Title: Council Member
Ms. Hina Usmani possesses over 27 years of post- qualification experience. She is founder and Managing Partner of Usmani & Co. (UCO), an all-women led accounting practice in Pakistan. UCO is quality rated by ICAP and registered with the Audit Oversight Board. She has introduced a unique working model and is giving opportunities to women professionals to work from home with flexible hours. UCO is included in the United Nation’s Global list of signatories of Women Empowerment Principles. Prior to her 15 years’ practice experience she served at senior management level positions in the leasing and banking sector. She has the honor to be elected as the first Woman Council Member and the first Woman Vice President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan. Currently she is chairperson CA Women Committee & Internal Audit Practices Development Committee (IAPDC) and serves at various executive and standing committees of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan.
She internationally represents ICAP at SAFA Women Leadership Committee. She is also an active member of Women Empowerment Committee of Karachi Chamber, member Karachi Tax Bar and collective GB member of Shirkatgah, NGO for women rights. She has the honor of being the first qualified chartered accountant of the Zuberi family. Her contribution for women in finance and gender diversity in Pakistan has been widely appreciated across the globe and included by the World Bank in their Report on Observance of Standards & Codes A&A 2017 for Pakistan as well as highlighted by local and international professional accountancy circles.