Lt Gen Syed Tariq Nadeem Gilani was commissioned in Pakistan Army on October 26, 1979 with the coveted President’s Gold Medal. The General Officer has served on various command, staff and instructional assignments. He received an early exposure of secondment in Saudi Arabian Armed Forces from 1983 to 1985. He is a graduate of US Army Artillery School, Fort Sill Oklahoma, Command and Staff College Camberley (UK), Armed Forces War College (National Defence University) Islamabad and US Army War College,Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania. He holds Masters degrees in War Studies from Quaid-I-Azam University, Islamabad and Strategic Studies from US Army War College, USA. His assignments include command of a brigade, division and Army Command. He has also held the prestigious appointments of Commandant Armed Forces War College, NDU, Islamabad and Chief of Logistics Staff at General Headquarters.
In recognition of his meritorious services, he was awarded Hilal-e-lmtiaz (Military).
Lt Gen Gilani retired from Pakistan Army in October 2015 and has taken over as MD Fauji Foundation on January 10, 2018 and Chairman of the Boards of Directors of following companies:
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:
He is Chairman of Sona Welfare Foundation (SWF) and Fertilizer Manufacturers of Pakistan Advisory Council (FMPAC) and member of the Board of Governors of Foundation University, Islamabad.
The General was commissioned in Pakistan Army in April1977 with the coveted Sword of Honour. During his illustrious service in the Army, he had been employed on various prestigious command, staff and instructional assignments including command of a Strike Corps.
He is a graduate of Command and Staff College Quetta and National Defence University Islamabad. He also holds Master Degree in War Studies. He has 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 renowned institutions including National Defence University as a senior mentor. The General possesses vast experience as adviser to the leading corporate entities.
He has been awarded Hilal-e-Imtiaz (Military) and is also the first Pakistan Army General who has been conferred upon the U.S ‘Legion of Merit’ by the U.S Government for his meritorious services as a senior representative at U.S CENTCOM in Tampa, Florida.
Lieutenant General Javed Iqbal, HI (M) (Retd), is the Chief Executive and Managing Director of Fauji Fertilizer Bin Qasim Limited, FFBL Foods Limited, FFBL Power Company Limited, Fauji Foods Limited and Fauji Meat Limited. Lieutenant General Javed Iqbal, HI(M) (Retd) joined Pakistan Army on October 24, 1980. The General Officer has a varied experience of Command, Staff and Instructional appointments. The General Officer is graduate of Command and Staff College, Quetta, Defence Services Command and Staff College, Dhaka (Bangladesh), the erstwhile National Defence College (Pakistan) and Royal College of Defence Studies (United Kingdom). He also holds master degrees in War Studies and International Studies from NDU Islamabad and Kings College London respectively. He has served as Military Advisor to Permanent Representative of Pakistan to United Nations Headquarters; New York. The General has commanded two Infantry Battalions and two Infantry Brigades. He has commanded an Infantry Division employed in Law Enforcement Operations in Swat. While commanding the division in Swat, he was wounded as his helicopter came under fire. He has the honor of commanding a deployedCorps of Pakistan Army. He also has the honour of being the President of NDU, an internationally renowned institution of Pakistan.
He has been a frequent guest speaker on numerous international seminars and conferences on counter insurgency, disaster response, humanitarian assistance and civil-military coordination aspects.
Besides being Director and Chairman of Management Committee of Pakistan Maroc Phosphore (PMP), Morocco, he is also on the Board of following entities:
Dr. Nadeem Inayat joined the Board of Directors on June 20, 2013.
Dr. Nadeem Inayat is the Director Investment of Fauji Foundation. He holds a Doctorate in economics with rich and diversified domestic as well as international experience in the financial system of over 26 years. His work experience can be broadly categorized into corporate governance, policy formulation and deployment, project appraisal implementation, monitoring & evaluation, restructuring and collaboration with donor agencies.
As Director Investment he is managing the investment portfolio of Fauji Foundation Group. He is also on the Board of Fauji Fertilizer Company Limited, Fauji Fertilizer Bin Qasim Limited, Fauji Cement Company Limited, Fauji Oil Terminal & Distribution Company Limited, Fauji Akbar Portia Marine Terminal Limited, Daharki Power Holdings Limited, Foundation Wind Energy – I Limited, Foundation Wind Energy – II (Private) Limited, Mari Petroleum Company Limited (Formerly Mari Gas Company Limited), Pakistan Maroc Phosphore S.A., and Foundation University.
He also conducts various academic courses on Economics, International Trade and Finance at reputable institutions of higher education in Pakistan.
Mr. Rehan Laiq joined the Board of Directors on December 01, 2018. He is member of the Board Audit Committee and Board Risk Management Committee of Askari Bank Ltd.
Mr. Rehan Laiq is a qualified Chartered Accountant (FCA) with over 22 years of proven track record in developing business strategies, delivering results, developing organizational capability of infrastructure and acquisitions.
He carries vast international experience of Financial Management at a senior level in his career with Schlumberger in multiple countries of Middle East, Asia, Russia and North America.
Mr. Rehan Laiq brings with him diverse experience of policy Compliance, Management Reporting, External and Internal transformation (e.g, optimum utilization of resources for the business) and Analytical Business support to ensure profit maximization.
Besides being Director Finance Fauji Foundation, he is also on the Board of Fauji Fertilizer Company Ltd, Fauji Fertilizer Bin Qasim Ltd, Mari Petroleum Company Ltd, Dharaki Power Holdings Ltd, Foundation Power Company Dharaki Ltd, Foundation Wind Energy I Ltd, Foundation Wind Energy II (Pvt.) Ltd, Fauji Kabirwala Power Company Ltd, Fauji Cement Company Ltd, Askari Cement Ltd, Fauji Oil Terminal and Distribution Company Ltd, Fauji Akbar Portia Marine Terminal Ltd, FFC Energy Ltd, Fauji Fresh n Freeze Ltd, FFBL Foods Ltd, Fauji Meat Ltd, FFBL Power Company Ltd, Fauji Foods Ltd (FFL), Fauji Infraavest Foods Ltd and Fauji Electric Power Company.
Mr. Manzoor Ahmed is presently working as Managing Director, National Investment Trust Limited. Being COO, since 7 years, Mr. Ahmed has been successfully managing the operations and investment portfolio worth over Rs. 100 bn. He has experience of over 28 years of the Mutual Fund industry and has been placed at many key positions within NIT that includes capital market operations, investments, research and liaising with the regulatory authorities. He is M.B.A. and also holds D.A.I.B.P. At present, he is a candidate for CFA Level III. Mr. Ahmed has attended various training courses organized by locally and internationally reputed institutions like London Business School (LBS) UK and Financial Markets World, New York (USA). He represents NIT as Nominee Director on the Board of Directors of many leading national and multinational companies of Pakistan. Mr. Ahmed is also a Certified Director from Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance.
Mr. Kamal A Chinoy is Chief Executive of Pakistan Cables Ltd. He graduated from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, USA.
He serves on the Board of Directors of ICI Pakistan Ltd, International Industries Ltd., International Steels Ltd, NBP Fullerton Asset Management Ltd (NAFA), and Atlas Power Ltd. & is Chairman of Jubilee Life Insurance. He is also Honorary Consul General of the Republic of Cyprus.
Mr. Kamal Chinoy is a member of the Executive Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Pakistan and Past President of the Management Association of Pakistan (MAP). He is also serving on the Board of Governors of Army Burn Hall Institutions.
He has previously served as the Chairman of the Aga Khan Foundation (Pakistan). He has also served as a Director of Pakistan Centre of Philanthropy, Pakistan Security Printing Corporation , Atlas Insurance & First International Investment Bank (an Amex JV). He has also served on the Undergraduate Admissions Committee of the Aga Khan University and the University of Pennsylvania Alumni Committee for Pakistan.
He is an advisor to Tharpak, a consortium of international companies interested m developing the Thar coal field.
He is a “Certified Director” having been certified by the Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance. His interests include photography & vintage cars.
He speaks four languages, including French.
Syed Iqbal Ashraf has over 40 years banking experience in senior positions. His professional experience started from United Kingdom (where he did his schooling), then United States of America in the East & West coast followed by United Arab Emirates and finally in Pakistan since early 1990s. He has major experience in Corporate and Investment banking. He is also professionally qualified Accountant from United Kingdom and is a Fellow of the Association of Certified Accountants from UK.
He has recently completed his three year term in January 2017, as The President and Chief Executive Officer of National Bank of Pakistan, the largest bank in Pakistan. During his tenor NBP achieved many milestones unprecedented in the 70 years history of NBP. The bank turned around making huge gains in its shareholders value.
Prior to joining NBP, Mr. Ashraf was the Managing Director of PAIR Investment Company, Pak-Iran Joint Venture Investment company, sponsored by Governments of Islamic Republics of Pakistan and Iran.
Mr. Ashraf was also instrumental in establishing Pak China Investment Company on behalf of Government of Pakistan and was its Deputy Managing Director.
Prior to this he was the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Bank of Khyber.
Mr. Ashraf was also Country Head of Investment and Financial Institutions for SG (Societe Generale) in Pakistan and was appointed as Financial Advisor to the Privatisation Commission to privatize United Bank Limited, which was successfully privatized.
Mr. Ashraf has been on the boards of several large institutions in the country.
Mr. Mushtaq Malik joined the Board of Directors on 31st March, 2017. He holds Master’s degrees in Economics and in Business Administration from Boston University, USA with specialization in International Business Management and Finance. He has also done Executive course in Project Evaluation and Management from Harvard University and Marketing Management Diploma from Delft University of Netherland. Besides, attended courses on Microeconomics BOP Management arranged by IMF and ADB at Washington DC and Manila, respectively. He enjoys excellent working relations with all the political as well as bureaucratic elite of Pakistan. He has worked at the top most positions in some of the important public sector organizations especially Ministry of Finance. He headed the Board of Investment (BOI) as a Federal Secretary and Pakistan Electronic and Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) as Chairman. Also has been representing Pakistan at various international forums. Mr. Malik has been the Economic Minister and Financial Advisor in the Embassy of Pakistan at Washington, DC. He was on the boards of HBL and ECO bank for 5 years and 2 years, respectively. He has served for 15 years in the Government of Punjab in various positions such as DG Local Government, Director of Industries and Mineral Development, Secretary Excise and Taxation, Secretary Environment Protection Development, Secretary Population Welfare and MD Punjab Mineral Development. Presently he is the advisor to MAS Group of Companies Ltd, Lahore, Byco Petroleum Pakistan Ltd and Siddiqsons, Karachi.
Brig Saleem Ahmed Moeen, SI (Retd) served in the Pakistan Army for thirty years and attended post graduate training courses in Telecommunications, Electro- Medical Equipment, Automobiles, Armaments, Radar, IT and Missile Technology. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and a Master’s Degree in Strategic Studies.
Brig.(R) Moeen started his civilian career as CEO of Fuji Cards wherein he set up the ID card production facility which was later on bought over by National Database & Registration Authority (NADRA). He served as the Chairman of NADRA, Pakistan, from August 2001 to August 2008. During his tenure, he designed and implemented the National ID Card system including Interactive Multi-Biometric Data-Acquisition methodology, procured and integrated the Automatic Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) and Facial Recognition software in the Identity Management System. He introduced Mobile Registrations Vehicles to register the rural population. He also designed and supervised the implementation of the world’s first ICAO compliant Multi Biometric Machine Readable Passport. His services were recognised by the Government of Pakistan, and he was awarded “Sitara-e-Imtiaz” for Public service.
Later on he designed, marketed and implemented the passport for Kenya (the contract is still being implemented for enhancements in the Kenyan passport). Additionally the Sudanese ID system was also won by NADRA during his Chairmanship.
As CEO of Secure Tech Consultancy, Brig(R) Moeen is the main architect and lead consultant for all projects. His impeccable record in rolling out successful large-scale integrated solutions has earned Secure Tech a position in Top 50 suppliers of the world in Auto ID sector for five consecutive years from 2010 to 2014. SecureTech has successfully implemented many prestigious enterprise level projects both at home and abroad; these include the Pakistan Army’s smart ID card & Access Control System, the multi model biometric based smart debit card for Iraq, Biometric Verification System for Ministry of Interior, Sudan and various other consultancy assignments. Presently SecureTech Consultancy is a market leader for supply of biometric POS terminals and backend systems for mobile companies and government organizations in Pakistan and abroad.
Brig.(R) Moeen was internationally recognised with many awards including the ID Outstanding Achievement award which was conferred at Rome in 2005 by the ID World Congress. He is also an author of numerous international publications.
Mr. Abid Sattar has over 35 years of rich and diversified experience covering corporate, institutional, retail and consumer banking, both in Pakistan and overseas. Prior to joining Askari, he was based in Singapore heading International Business for Asia and Africa Regions for Habib Bank Limited. During his previous assignment at HBL Pakistan, he has held the positions of Head of Global Operations and Head of Retail and Consumer Banking. His earlier experience includes senior level positions with Citibank, Standard Chartered and Chase Manhattan banks.
Mr. Sattar has a proven track record of leading and building efficient and excellent teams. He is well known for hiring talent, maintaining highest standards of compliance while expanding and growing businesses.
He holds Masters in Economic and Politics of Development from Cambridge University, UK and is a Gold Medalist in MBA Finance from the Punjab University, Lahore.
Lieutenant General Muhammad Mustafa Khan, HI (M) (Retired) joined the Board of Directors on June 20, 2013.
Lieutenant General Muhammad Mustafa Khan, HI (M) (Retired), was commissioned in Pakistan Army in April, 1974. During his long meritorious service in the Army, the General Officer had been employed on various command, staff and instructional assignments including the prestigious appointment as Chief of General Staff and Corps Commander of a Strike Corps/Commander Central Command.
The General is a Graduate of Command and Staff College Quetta and Command & Staff College Fort Leavenworth USA. He is also a graduate of Armed Forces War College Islamabad (National Defence University) and completed Senior Executive Course from USA and holds Master Degrees in War Studies and International Relations. He has attended Finance for Executives Course at INSEAD France.
In recognition of his meritorious services, he has been conferred the award of Hilal-e-Imtiaz (Military). The General brings along a vast and diversified experience in operational, administration, management and evaluation systems up to various level of Command.
Presently the General holds the offices of Managing Director of Fauji Foundation and is Chairman on the Board of various Fauji Group of Companies including Fauji Cement Company Limited, Fauji Fertilizer Bin Qasim Limited, Fauji Cement Company Limited, Mari Petroleum Company Limited (Formerly Mari Gas Company Limited), Fauji Kabirwala Power Company Limited, Foundation Power Company (Daharki) Limited, Daharki Power Holdings Limited, Fauji Akbar Portia Marine Terminal Limited, FFC Energy Limited, Foundation Wind Energy-I Limited, Foundation Wind Energy-II (Pvt) Limited and Managing Director of Fauji Oil Terminal & Distribution Company Limited. After the recent acquisition of Askari Bank Limited by Fauji Foundation Consortium, Managing Director Fauji Foundation is also Chairman of the Bank.
An avid reader and a keen golfer.