Ms. Navin Salim Merchant

Independent Director

Ms. Navin Salim Merchant is an Advocate at the Supreme Court of Pakistan and has been working as a Senior Partner at Merchant Law Associates with over twenty-five years of experience in the practice of law. She has also worked internationally for 7 years as an ADR Expert with as International Finance Corporation (Member of the World Bank Group) and successfully
undertook the task of establishing effective dispute resolutions systems in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). She received her Bachelors of Law and Bachelors of Art from S.M. Law College and the University of Karachi, a Diploma in Mediation from York University, Toronto, and Accreditation of Mediation and Master Trainer from the Centre of Effective Dispute Resolution, UK. Currently, she holds Directorships in Soneri Bank Limited, Otsuka Pakistan Limited, and Exide Pakistan Limited, as an Independent Director and is a Certified Director from IBA. She keenly participates in promoting social activities of the community, particularly the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), and serves as the head of the IBA Dispute Resolution Forum and the Chair of the ADR Commission of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Pakistan. She has previous experience of working as an Honorary Secretary of the Board of Governors of the Aga Khan Hospital and Medical College Foundation, Member of the Aga Khan International Conciliation and Arbitration Board, Member of the Aga Khan Foundation, Legal Portfolio Member of the Aga Khan Council, Pakistan, Director of the Aga Khan Education Service, Pakistan, and Director of the Aga Khan Planning and Building Services.