Mr. Javed Nawaz: Acting Chairman
Board of Directors
Mr. Javed Nawaz is the Managing Director of AgroDev in Oman. He has
served on the Executive Committee of the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry
(1980-1983). He established 3 schools while he was the Chairman Board of Governors,
Pakistan College, Muscat. He is a Law Graduate and has a post graduate degree
in Business and Statistics. Mr. Nawaz was member of the First Group Study Exchange
Team sponsored by Rotary International to visit California, USA in 1974.
Mr. Abdul Latif Mirza: Board Member
Mr. Abdul Latif Mirza has served as Manager Production Support, Technology
Services, Saudi Hollandi Bank, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and Head, EDP Saudi Hollandi
Bank, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He is currently based in North America.
Mr. Ismet Amin Khawaja: Board Member
Mr. Ismet Amin Khawaja is General Manager for Foundations Building Contracting
Company, Ltd. He is Chairman of the Institution of Engineers Pakistan, Eastern
Province Sub-Centre, Saudi Arabia. In October 2001, he was appointed Honorary
Investment Counselor for Eastern Region of Saudi Arabia by the Board of Investment,
Government of Pakistan. Mr. Khawaja has been involved in a number of international
Mr. Mohammad Haroon:
Mr. Mohammad Haroon is Senior Vice President / Assistant General
Manager at United Gulf Bank, Bahrain. He has served as an Investment Banker
at Investment Corporation of Pakistan at Karachi and Peshawar; Manager, Senior
Manager (Development), Acting Zonal Head, Senior Manager (Credit &
Marketing for Gulf); and as Commercial Manager, National Bank of Pakistan, Peshawar,
Abbotabad and Bahrain, 1974-1981.
Mr. Mohammad Jameel Bajwa: Board
Mr. Mohammad Jameel Bajwa is Vice President at the National Engineering Services
of Pakistan (NESPAK), one of the largest multi-disciplinary consulting firms
in Pakistan. His expertise is in Infrastructure Development. He has worked in
Nigeria as Project Manager of Kaduna State Housing Authority and has executed
mega-scale projects in his field including housing projects in Pakistan and
Mrs. Mahtab Akbar Rashdi: Board Member
Mrs. Mahtab Akbar Rashdi started her career as an educationist and joined the International Relations Department of the University of Sindh in 1973. Later, she went to University of Massachusetts USA on Fulbright scholarship to pursue Masters in International Relations. Her decision to travel abroad for advanced studies was her determination to rise above ordinary. After completing her second Master’s degree, she joined as the Chairperson of International Relations Department, University of Sindh at Jamshoro. Her administrative career has been outstanding. She also served as Director Institute of Sindhology and Regional Director, University Grants Commission, at Jamshoro. Sindh Government acquired her services in 1988. It is significant to note that she has not only worked on many important positions with the Sindh Government, but also has the honour of being the first-ever woman secretary in the history of the Sindh secretariat, where she served as Secretary Culture & Tourism, Youth affairs & Sports, Director General Environmental Protection Agency, Secretary Social Welfare and Women Development, Secretary Education, Director General Provincial Ombudsmen Secretariat, Secretary Information and Secretary Inter-Provincial Coordination. Presently, she is working as Executive Director of HUM Television Network, Ltd. She contributes articles to various leading journals and weeklies of Sindhi, English, and Urdu languages on Social issues, Environment, International Relations and Culture. Her book on “Indo-Pak Relations” was published in 1989.
Mr. Ahmed Bilal Mehboob: President
and Secretary General BOD
The founder President of PILDAT, Mr. Ahmed Bilal Mehboob has over 25 years experience
in senior management and advisory positions and over 8 years experience in design,
planning and implementation of projects in the field of Parliamentary development,
strengthening democratic institutions, democratisation, political discourse,
election monitoring and dialogues for reconciliation. Mr. Mehboob is considered
an authority on political, legislative and electoral affairs of the country.