Natural Resources >> Analyst Interviews >> March 25, 2013
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Tahira Afzal is a Director, Equity Research Analyst with KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc. With the company since April 2007, her research coverage is focused on construction, engineering and infrastructure companies. Ms. Afzal previously worked for Lehman Brothers, most recently assisting with the coverage of imaging technology stocks. Prior to that, she served as a Research Associate in the engineering and construction space. Other previous employment includes managing an economics research team at ABN AMRO Bank, and working as an Investment Analyst at Jardine Fleming (J.P. Morgan), both in Pakistan. Ms. Afzal’s undergraduate degree is from Corpus Christi College at Oxford University in England, where she received honors in her study of solid state physics. She also earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. In their May 2012 Best Brokerage Analysts survey, the Financial Times/StarMine recognized Ms. Afzal as the number three stock picker in the construction and engineering industry. In Institutional Investor's 2009 All America Research Team edition, Ms. Afzal was named the best up-and-comer in the engineering and construction sector. Profile
TWST: Tell me about your coverage in the construction and related areas.
Ms. Afzal: I have beencovering engineering and construction names at KeyBanc since 2007. I currently