The company was initially established on 1st July 2001 in Karachi, Pakistan under the name of Equity Exchange & Trust (EET). People™ began consulting in the area of non-conventional structured finance and HR management. Its outsourcing arm was established in 2002 under the name of Professional Employer Services. Later in 2005, the Executive Search division was established, specialising in service delivery for recruitment, pre-screening, selection and staff placement across Pakistan. The Physical Verification division was established in the same year.