Mr. Arif Habib has remained the elected President/Chairman of Karachi Stock Exchange six times in the past. He is the Founding Member and Former Chairman of the Central Depository Company of Pakistan Limited. He has served as a Member of the Privatization Commission, Board of Investment, Tariff Reforms Commission and Securities & Exchange Ordinance Review Committee. Over the years he has been nominated on the Board of Directors of a number of companies by the Government of Pakistan. Presently he is a director of Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Company Limited (SNGPL).
He has participated in number of professional advancement courses including a course on Development of Securities Market organized by the SEC, USA at Washington, D.C. in 1992. He has visited over a dozen of stock exchanges in different countries for exchange of views.
On the social services front, Mr. Arif Habib is a significant participant in welfare activities of different organizations. To quote a few he is one of the trustees of Fatimid Foundation and Memon Health & Education Foundation and a director of Pakistan Center for Philanthropy and Karachi Education Initiative.