Nisaar joined Brimstone Investment Corporation in 1995 as part of the founding team that led the company to a listing on the JSE. He is currently a managing executive at Brimstone with a focus on group marketing, corporate communications, and investor relations. He holds a BBusSc (Finance) degree from UCT and a MBA from University of Stellenbosch. His MBA thesis was related to film finance and his research in this area has since been published.
He serves on the boards of Commlife Holdings, Lion of Africa Life Assurance Company, Lion of Africa Fund Managers, Community Life Insurance Company, African Peoples Investment Company, and the Masizazane Fund. He is chairman of the Ilimalethu Trust. He serves on various audit, investment, and remuneration committees. Pangakar serves on the boards of Smile 90.4FM and the Suidoosterfees. He has a passion for the arts and has established a successful circuit for live Indian Classical Music performances in South Africa featuring world-renowned artists from India. He has produced much musical collaboration featuring musicians from South Africa and India in both countries. He joined the CPO board in 2015.