Ms. Romana Abdullah
Ms. Romana Abdullah is CEO of Highpoint Ventures (Pvt) Ltd and leads Hopscotch, a kids’ wear brand she co-founded in 2014. Before becoming an entrepreneur, she led the strategic planning and transformation functions at MCB Bank and Soneri Bank. Earlier, Romana spent significant time at The Boston Consulting Group (Management Consulting) and Merrill Lynch (Investment Banking) in New York, where she focused on strategic, financial, and operational assignments for Fortune 500 financial services and consumer clients.
She is also on the board of Karandaaz, a DFID and Gates Foundation-funded company that promotes access to capital for small businesses and digital financial inclusion for individuals in Pakistan. She also mentor young start-ups, incubators, and accelerators in her free time. Romana has a BSc in Financial Engineering from Princeton University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.