Lt Gen Khalid Nawaz Khan, HI(M), Sitara-i-Esar (Retd)
(Chairman & Non-Executive Director)

Joined the Board on January 2, 2015.

He is the Managing Director of Fauji Foundation, Fauji Oil Terminal & Distribution Company Limited and also the Chairman on the Boards of the following:

  • Fauji Fertilizer Bin Qasim Limited
  • Fauji Cement Company Limited
  • Mari Petroleum Company Limited
  • Fauji Kabirwala Power Company Limited
  • Foundation Power Company (Daharki) Limited
  • Daharki Power Holding Company
  • Fauji Akbar Portia Marine Terminals (Pvt.) Limited
  • Foundation Wind Energy - I Limited
  • Foundation Wind Energy II (Pvt.) Limited
  • Askari Cement Limited
  • Askari Bank Limited
  • FFC Energy Limited
  • Fauji Meat Limited
  • Fauji Foods Limited
  • Fauji Fresh n Freeze Limited
  • FFBL Power Company Limited

Was commissioned in the Pakistan Army in April 1975 with the coveted Sword of Honour. He has a vast and varied experience in various command, staff and instructional assignments including command of an Infantry Division and a Corps. The General also remained Commandant of the prestigious Command and Staff College Quetta, in addition to having served on the faculties of School of Infantry, Command & Staff College and National Defence University.

He is a graduate of Armed Forces War College (National Defence University) and Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, USA. He holds Masters Degrees in War Studies, Art and Science of Warfare and General Studies.

In recognition of his meritorious services, he has been awarded Hilal-e-Imtiaz (Military). He was also conferred upon the award of Sitara-i-Esar for his leadership role in disaster management during the devastating 2005 Earthquake in Azad Kashmir.

 

Lt Gen Shafqaat Ahmed, HI(M) (Retd)
(Chief Executive & Managing Director)

He is Chief Executive & Managing Director of Fauji Fertilizer Company Limited, FFC Energy Limited and Fauji Fresh n Freeze Limited and also holds directorship on the Boards of following:

  • Fauji Fertilizer Bin Qasim Limited
  • Askari Bank Limited
  • Fauji Foods Limited
  • Fauji Meat Limited
  • FFBL Power Company Limited
  • Pakistan Maroc Phosphore S.A.

He is Chairman of Sona Welfare Foundation (SWF), member of the Board of Governors of Foundation University, Islamabad and Director on the Board of International Fertilizer Industry Association (IFA) as well.

The General was commissioned in Pakistan Army in October 1975. During his service in the Army, he had been employed on various prestigious command, staff and instructional assignments. Climax of his nearly four decades of military career was command of a strike corps.

He is a graduate of Command and Staff College Quetta, National Defence University Islamabad, Ecole d'Etat Major Compiegne, France and Ecole Militaire Paris, France. He also holds Master Degree in War Studies and Class A Interpretership in French language from the National University of Modern Languages Islamabad and speaks French language fluently. He has attended “Finance for Non-Finance Managers” course from Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) at London, UK in May 2015.

He had the honour of serving as Pakistan's Defence and Military Attaché to USA from 2002 to 2005 with concurrent accreditation to Canada and Argentina. He also served as Military Secretary to the President of Pakistan from 2005 to 2008. During this period he participated in number of international forums notably, UN General Assembly Inaugural Session of 2006, NAM Summit in Cuba, OIC Summit in Saudi Arabia, World Economic Forum Davos Switzerland, ECO Summit at Shanghai China. The General has participated in bilateral meetings alongwith the President of Pakistan with a number of Heads of State.

Served on the faculty of Command and Staff College Quetta and National Defence University Islamabad. Since his retirement, he is on the honorary faculty of National Defence University as a senior mentor. He also participated in the US-Pakistan Senior Military Leadership Seminar.  

He has been awarded Hilal-e-Imtiaz (Military) and also conferred upon the award of 'Legion of Merit' by the US Government in promoting bilateral US Pakistan military relations.


Mr Qaiser Javed
(Non-Executive Director)

Joined the Board on October 15, 1999.

He is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan and the Institute of Taxation Management of Pakistan.

Joined Fauji Foundation in 1976 and is currently working as Director Finance. He has the honour of being member on Board of Directors of 20 Companies, he holds the following major positions:

  • Foundation University - Director Finance
  • Dharaki Power Holdings Limited - CEO
  • Foundation Wind Energy I Limited - CEO
  • Foundation Wind Energy II (Pvt.) Limited - CEO
  • Fauji Fertilizer Bin Qasim Limited - Director
  • Mari Petroleum Company Limited - Director
  • Fauji Cement Company Limited - Director
  • Fauji Kabirwala Power Company Ltd - Director
  • Fauji Oil Terminal and Distribution Company Limited - Director
  • Foundation Power Company Dharaki Ltd - Director
  • Fauji Akbar Portia Marine Terminal Ltd - Director
  • FFC Energy Limited - Director
  • The Hub Power Company Limited - Director
  • Laraib Energy Limited - Director
  • Askari Bank Ltd - Director
  • Askari Cement Limited - Director
  • Fauji Fresh n Freeze Limited - Director
  • Fauji Foods Limited - Director
  • Fauji Meat Limited - Director
  • FFBL Power Company Limited

He is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan and the Institute of Taxation Management of Pakistan.

He is a member of the Audit Committee and Project Diversification Committee of FFC.

 

Mr Nadeem Inayat
(Non-Executive Director)

Joined the Board on May 27, 2004.

Besides being Director Investment Fauji Foundation he is on the Board of following entities:

  • Fauji Fertilizer Bin Qasim Limited
  • Fauji Cement Company Limited
  • Fauji Akbar Portia Marine Terminals (Pvt.) Limited
  • Fauji Oil Terminal & Distribution Company Limited
  • Mari Petroleum Company Limited
  • Askari Cement Limited
  • Daharki Power Holding Limited
  • Pakistan Maroc Phosphor S.A.
  • Foundation Wind Energy I Limited
  • Foundation Wind Energy II (Pvt.) Limited
  • Fauji Fresh n Freeze Limited
  • Fauji Foods Limited
  • Fauji Meat Limited
  • Foundation University
  • FFBL Power Company Limited
  • Askari Bank Limited
  • Fauji Infraavest Foods Limited

He is also a Board member of different public sector universities. He has conducted various academic courses on Economics, International Trade and Finance at reputable institutions of higher education in Pakistan. He is also a member of Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE).

He holds a Doctorate in Economics and has over 27 years of diversified domestic as well as international experience in the financial sector. He has vast experience in corporate governance, policy formulation and deployment, project appraisal, implementation, monitoring & evaluation, restructuring, and collaboration with donor agencies.

He is Chairman of Project Diversification Committee and member of the Audit, Human Resource &  Remuneration and System & Technology Committees of FFC.

 

 

Engr Rukhsana Zuberi
(Independent Director)

Joined the Board on September 16, 2012.

She is President TEC Education Foundation, associated with Microsoft, Pearson Vue, New Horizons and Certiport which are global training and testing organizations.

She enabled participation of Pakistani youth in Microsoft World Championship, California in 2014 offering great opportunities for Pakistani youth to showcase their IT skills on the World Forum.

Her major achievements during her illustrious career include the following:

  • Initiated Skills Development and Vocational Training for women
  • International recognition of Pakistan's Engineering Qualifications
  • Initiated Pakistan's first on Grid solar power system
  • Introduced and facilitated online testing and certification programs in Pakistan, enabling Country's youth to get international qualifications and career opportunities

She is Pakistan's first lady mechanical engineer and in addition to being the Chairperson of Pakistan Engineering Council, Pakistan Institute of Costs & Contracts, Women In Energy, she is also a Fellow member of Institute of Engineers Pakistan. She held various prestigious positions during her political and professional career including membership of Senate of Pakistan, Provincial Assembly Sindh, Karachi University Syndicate, Board of Governors of NUST, Engineering Development Board, President's Task Force on Alternate Energy Options for Pakistan and Finance House Committee of Senate etc.

She is Chairperson of the Audit Committee.

 

Mr Farhad Shaikh Mohammad
(Independent Director)

Joined the Board on September 16, 2012.

He also holds directorship of:

  • Din Textile Mills Limited
  • Din Leather (Pvt.) Limited
  • Din Farm Products (Pvt.) Limited

His other engagements include:

  • Chairman of Young Entrepreneurs & Youth Affairs
  • Vice Chairman of Law and Order of Korangi Association of Trade and Industry
  • Executive member of Burns Centre, Civil Hospital, Karachi

His major achievements during his educational and professional career are as follows:

  • KASB securities awarded Best Performance Certificate in Equity & Research Department
  • Fred Villari's Studios Self Defense Certificate of Achievement in Canada
  • Dean's List in American University in Dubai
  • Awarded Gold Medal in recognition of outstanding work for humanity by Chairman Quaid-e-Azam Gold Award Committee

He did his graduation in Finance and Banking from American University in Dubai, followed by an executive development course on Corporate Financial Management from LUMS. He has participated in various courses relating to corporate governance, leadership and corporate finance management at Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance (PICG). He is also a Certified Director by PICG / International Finance Corporation.

 

Maj Gen Muhammad Farooq Iqbal, HI(M) (Retd)
(Non-Executive Director)

Joined the Board on June 02, 2014.

He is Director Banking, Industries and Trading (BI&T), Fauji Foundation. He has a diverse corporate governance exposure in fertilizer, power, banking, cement and FMCG sectors. He holds directorship in the following companies:

  • Fauji Fertilizer Bin Qasim Limited
  • Fauji Cement Company Limited
  • Foundation Power Company Daharki Limited
  • Daharki Power Holding Limited
  • Askari Cement Limited
  • Fauji Infraavest Foods Limited

He is in charge of all wholly-owned business projects of Fauji Foundation, adviser to Chairman Askari Bank Limited and CEO of Fauji Infraavest Foods Limited. Served on various military command and staff appointments and remained Director General of inventory control & management and procurement in the Pakistan Army.

He is a graduate of Command & Staff College, Quetta and National Defence University, Islamabad and also holds a Masters degree in International Defence & Strategic Studies from Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad.

He has undergone various corporate trainings from reputed National and International Institutes / Universities and is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transportation (CILT) since 2009.

 

Brig Dr Gulfam Alam, SI(M) (Retd)
(Non-Executive Director)

Originally joined the Board on August 17, 2011, retired on March 01, 2014 and rejoined on June 02, 2014.

Director of Planning and Development at Fauji Foundation and holds directorship of the following associated companies in the Fauji Group:

  • Fauji Fertilizer Bin Qasim Limited
  • Fauji Cement Company Limited
  • Fauji Akbar Portia Marine Terminals (Pvt.) Limited
  • Mari Petroleum Company Limited
  • Foundation Wind Energy - I Limited
  • Foundation Wind Energy - II (Pvt.) Limited
  • FFBL Power Company Limited

He was commissioned in Pakistan Army (Corps of Engineers) in 1978 and was employed on numerous important assignments including Director Planning and Works at Engineer-in-Chief Branch, GHQ, Deputy Group Commander in Frontier Works Organization and Technical Member to Pakistan Commission for Indus Water.

As Director Planning & Development, he is heading the Planning & Development portfolio of Fauji Foundation.

He was awarded a Doctorate in Civil Engineering (Structures) from University of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign (United States of America) and has more than 25 years of diversified domestic as well as international exposure in the construction field. His working experience can be broadly categorized into policy formulation, evaluation, planning / development, implementation / monitoring and collaboration with donor agencies.

He is Chairman of System and Technology Committee and member of the Project Diversification Committee of FFC.

 

Mr Shahid Ghaffar
(Independent Director)

Joined the Board on October 20, 2014.

He holds directorship in the following companies:

  • Mari Petroleum Company Limited
  • Bank Al Habib Limited

He is presently Managing Director, National Investment Trust Limited (NIT) where he had also served in different capacities in the Asset Management Division. He participated in the reconstruction of NIT during the crisis period i.e. 1996-1998.

He has held key positions in the areas of asset management, capital market regulation and governance. At Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) he served as Executive Director / Commissioner and played a vital role towards implementation of wide ranging reforms in the capital market and capacity building of Securities Market Division at SECP. While working as Managing Director / CEO of Karachi Stock Exchange he introduced effective risk management measures and implemented automation of share trading.

He has worked as Head of Investor Relations and Corporate Representation as well as member of Management Forum at Habib Bank Limited (HBL) and Chief Executive Officer of HBL Asset Management Limited.

He holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration. He has attended several courses on securities regulations, securities markets development and portfolio management including the prestigious course conducted by Securities and Exchange Commission, in Washington, DC in the United States.

 

Ms Nargis Ghaloo
(Independent Director)

Joined the Board on November 5, 2014.

She holds directorship of the following companies:

  • Sui Southern Gas Company Limited
  • Orix Leasing Pakistan
  • International Industries
  • Sui Northern Gas Pipeline Ltd

She is the Chairperson of State Life Insurance Corporation of Pakistan.

Besides various administrative assignments at provincial and federal level, she held the positions of Additional Secretary Cabinet Division, DG President Secretariat, Secretary Women Development and Executive Director State Life Insurance Corporation.

She participated in Negotiation and Dispute Resolution Workshop in Singapore, Executive Leadership Development Program at John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, National Management Course at National Management College Lahore and Public Sector Administration and Financial Management at Singapore.

She holds a Masters Degree in English from University of Sindh and joined civil service in 1982.

 

Maj Gen Mumtaz Ahmad Bajwa, HI(M) (Retd)
(Director)


Joined the Board on 1st February 2015.

He is presently working as Director Welfare (Health), Fauji Foundation.

He is also on the Board of following entities:

  • Fauji Fertilizer Company Energy Limited
  • Fauji Fresh n Freeze Limited
  • Fauji Kabirwala Power Company Limited
  • Mari Petroleum Company Limited.

He was commissioned in the Army in April 1977. He is a graduate of Command and Staff College Quetta and National Defence University Islamabad, Pakistan.

He held various General Staff appointments at Headquarter Infantry Brigade, Headquarters Infantry Division, Corps Headquarter and Military Operations Directorate.

He served as Director General in Inter Services Intelligence Secretariat and qualified in Trans-National Security matters from Hawaii, USA. In recognition of his outstanding services, he was awarded Hilal-i-Imtiaz (Military).

He remained on the faculty of War College, National Defence University Islamabad.

He holds Master’s Degree in War Studies from Quaid-e-Azam University.

 

Mr Muhammad Arif Azim
(Non-Executive Director)

Joined the Board on May 12, 2015.

He is presently serving as Secretary, Ministry of Industries and Production, Government of Pakistan.

Has previously served as Secretary, Ministry of Labour and Manpower, Ministry of Inter-Provincial Coordination, Board of Investment, Ministry of Railways and as Chairman, State Engineering Corporation. He held various positions in the Cabinet Secretariat, Finance Division, Economic Affairs Division, Industries and Production Division and the National Accountability Bureau. Also served as Commercial Counsellor in Pakistan High Commission, London and Embassy of Pakistan, Stockholm.

Joined the District Management Group in 1980 and served on various appointments like Member of the Board of Revenue, District Magistrate/District Collector/Deputy Commissioner and Sub-divisional Magistrate / Collector / Assistant Commissioner.

Has remained a weekly columnist for almost five years with The News and The Nation, and is author of “The Hair of the Dog”, a collection of short stories.

He is a graduate of Columbia University, New York, and holds Masters Degrees in Public Administration, Economics and Defense & Strategic Studies.

 

Mr Per Kristian Bakkerud
(Non-Executive Director)

Per Kristian Bakkerud

Joined the Board on June 16, 2015.

He is a Group Vice President of Chemical Business Unit at Haldor Topsoe A/S, since November 2014.

Has worked as process engineer and project manager for many of Topsoe’s technologies around the world. He served as Head of Syngas Process Engineering, Vice President for Technology and Engineering and Vice President for New Technologies before taking up the position as Managing Director of Haldor Topsoe’s Chinese operations in 2011.

He is the President of Energy Frontiers International. Also serves on the Board of Directors of Natural Gas Conversion Board.

He served in various positions for Det Norske Veritas, Norwegian Petroleum Consultants and Exxon Mobil.

He graduated from The Technical University of Norway in 1980.


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