He is s the Chairman of Althani Group of Companies, and Cobalt International Services Limited since 2004. He is also a Director in the following companies, Bento Drill Nigeria Limited 1995, Offshore Technologies International Limited 1995, and Resource Capital Group 1995. Cobalt International Services Limited is a pre-shipment Inspection Agent for dry goods and bulk liquid cargos.
They are currently inspection agents for oil and gas exports in the country. Alhaji Bashir also worked with Hammad Development Facilities in 1987 and Jadai Diversified Services in 1989.