Board of Directors
Directors Profile
Hussain Dawood
Chairman
Hussain Dawood
Chairman

A Pakistani industrialist and ardent philanthropist, Hussain Dawood currently chairs the boards of Dawood Hercules Corporation, the group’s holding company; Engro Corporation, a diversified conglomerate; Hub Power Company, an independent power producer; Karachi Education Initiative, which funds the graduate management school Karachi School of Business & Leadership, and The Dawood Foundation, with its legacy of establishing various education institutions across the country.

His social responsibilities include Memberships of the World Economic Forum and its Global Agenda Councils of Anti-Corruption and Education. He was conferred the award “Ufficiale Ordine Al merito della Repubblica Italiana” by the Republic of Italy. Hussain Dawood holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, USA, and is a graduate in Metallurgy from Sheffield University, UK.

Inam ur Rahman
Chief Executive Officer
Inam ur Rahman
Chief Executive Officer

Inam ur Rahman is currently the Chief Executive Officer at Dawood Hercules Corporation. In the recent past, he has led the renewable businesses of the Dawood Group as CEO of Reon Energy Limited and Tenaga Generasi Limited. With more than 25 years of professional experience Mr. Rahman showcases his diverse business expertise dominating a wide spectrum of industries which include renewable energy, food sciences & production, textiles, fashion & apparel, lifestyle, and business consultancy.

His portfolio of directorships includes Engro Corporation Limited, Hub Power Company Limited, Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited, Dawood Hercules Chemicals Limited, Dawood Lawrencepur Limited, Sind Engro Coal Mining Company, Laraib Energy Limited, SACH International Limited, and Pebbles Private Limited.

He holds a Bachelors of Electronic Engineering from University of Engineering & Technology from Lahore sealed with Masters of Business Administration from Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). Inam ur Rahman was also adjunct faculty at LUMS, teaching Strategy, Management and Marketing. He is an environmentalist at heart and his passion is to make all energy renewable and free.

Samad Dawood
Director
Samad Dawood
Director

Samad Dawood is a graduate in Economics from University College London, UK and a Certified Director of Corporate Governance from the Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance. He is Chairman of Engro Foods Limited and Director on the Boards of Dawood Hercules Corporation Limited, Dawood Lawrencepur Limited, The Hub Power Company Limited, Engro Corporation Limited and Engro Fertilizers Limited. Samad is a member of Young Presidents’ Organization, Pakistan Chapter.

M. Abdul Aleem
Director
M. Abdul Aleem
Director

Mr. Mohammad Aleem is a Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA) and a Fellow Cost and Management Accountant (FCMA). Mr. Aleem has worked for 16 years in senior positions with Engro Corporation Limited and Esso Singapore. Thereafter, he has worked for another 14 years with British American Tobacco Group UK (BAT) in Pakistan and overseas. For over ten years Mr. Aleem served as Chief Executive Officer of BAT operations in Cambodia, Mauritius and Indian Ocean.

Since 2004, Mr. Aleem has served in senior positions with large Government owned corporations in Pakistan. His last assignment was as the Managing Director, Pakistan State Oil Company Limited. Currently, he is the Chief Executive and Secretary General of Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Mr. Aleem is also serving on the Board of Directors of Engro Corporation Limited and Meezan Bank Limited.”

Shahzada Dawood
Director
Shahzada Dawood
Director

Shahzada Dawood serves as a Director on the Boards of Dawood Hercules Corporation Ltd, Engro Corporation Ltd, DH Fertilizers Ltd, Dawood Corporation (Pvt.) Ltd, Engro Foods Ltd, Engro Vopak Terminal Ltd, Engro Eximp Ltd, Patek (Pvt.) Ltd, Engro Polymer & Chemicals Ltd, Sirius (Pvt.) Ltd, Tenaga Generasi Ltd and Dawood Lawrencepur Ltd. He is a Trustee of The Dawood Foundation. Mr. Shahzada is an M.Sc. in Global Textile Marketing from Philadelphia University, USA, an LLB from Buckingham University, UK and a Certified Director of Corporate Governance from the Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance. He has been selected as a Young Global Leader 2012 by the World Economic Forum.

Sabrina Dawood
Director
Sabrina Dawood
Director

Mrs. Sabrina Dawood is currently the CEO of The Dawood Foundation, Trustee of Dawood Public School and Director of Engro Foods Limited, prior to which she has been working in various companies of the Dawood Hercules Group, such as Dawood Hercules Corporation Limited and Dawood Lawrencepur Limited in marketing, corporate communications, administration and CSR. She holds an MSc in Medical Anthropology from University College London and a BA from London School of Economics in Anthropology & Law.

Parvez Ghias
Director
Parvez Ghias
Director

Parvez Ghias is the Chief Executive Officer at Habib University Foundation effective Januray 2017.

Prior to undertaking the current assignment he was CEO at Indus Motor Co. Ltd., for nearly eleven and half years. Indus Motor is a joint venture between House of Habib of Pakistan and Toyota Motor Corporation and Toyota Tsusho Corporation of Japan and is engaged in manufacture and marketing of Toyota brand vehicles.

Before joining IMC in August 2005, Parvez Ghias was Vice President, CFO and Director at Engro Corporation.

He currently serves as on the boards of Indus Motor Company, Standard Chartered Bank Pakistan and Dawood Hercules Corporation.

Parvez Ghias is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants from England & Wales and member of several faculties of the Institute and holds a Bachelors Degree in Economics and Statistics.

Parvez Ghias takes keen interest in sports and plays golf.

Shabbir Hashmi
Director
Shabbir Hashmi
Director

Shabbir Hashmi has more than 30 years of project finance and private equity experience. At Actis Capital, one of the largest private equity investors in the emerging market, he had led the Pakistan operations. Prior to Actis, he was responsible for a large regional portfolio of CDC Group Plc for Pakistan and Bangladesh.

He also had a long stint with USAID and later briefly with the World Bank in Pakistan, specializing in planning and development of energy sector of the country. In the past, he has held more than 24 board directorships as a nominee of CDC/Actis and 11 directorships as an independent. Currently, he is serving as an independent director on the on the boards of UBL Fund Managers, Engro Fertilizer, Engro Powergen Qadirpur and LMKR Holdings. He is also on the board of governors of The Help Care Society which is operating K-12 schools in Lahore for underprivileged children. He is an engineer from Dawood College of Engineering & Technology, Pakistan and holds an MBA from J.F. Kennedy University, USA.

Frank Murray Jones
Director
Frank Murray Jones
Director

Frank Murray Jones is a researcher working on producing algorithms for use in different regional world economies. He has an Honors degree in Physics from University of Sheffield. Mr. Jones started his career in 1972 at Guest, Keen and Nettlefolds Steel Division in Birmingham and London. He has extensive experience of working in Client Services, Marketing and Econometrics in a diversified portfolio of companies (and countries) including Corn Products Corp, Cadbury Schweppes (UK), Anglo American Corp, South African Breweries, Eternit and the Govts of Hungary and Burundi.

Mr. Jones has also worked as a consultant for economic development for the World Bank; the Common Wealth Secretariat and the Govts of the Sultanate of Oman, Yemen and Sri Lanka; National Development Company, UAE; Central Bank of Oman; and the National Institute of Cultural Organizations, Abu Dhabi.

In 2009, Mr. Jones, along with co-workers at the University of Cambridge researched factors that affect the success & failure of startup enterprises. The formal results were published by the Royal Society of Arts and Manufacturers. He continues to fund and participate in formal research at the University of London on self-referencing perception systems and language structures.

Hasan Reza Ur Rahim
Director
Hasan Reza Ur Rahim
Director

Mr. Rahim is an accomplished professional who has over 30 years of international experience in the Banking and Financial Services industry. Most recently he served as the Executive Director, in-charge of the Chairman’s Office of the Dawood Hercules Group. He currently serves on the Boards of Cyan Limited, Dawood Hercules Corporation Limited and Dawood Lawrencepur Limited.

He has also held several senior roles in international banks and has been instrumental in implementing new business initiatives and establishing novel client coverage platforms. At JPMorgan he set up and headed the Global Corporate Bank in Bahrain, Qatar and Saudi Arabia, prior to which he also was the Senior Country Officer in Pakistan and was a part of the Regional Corporate Finance team based in Singapore. He has originated, led and executed large complex M&A transactions and Privatizations totaling USD5.0 billion, Sovereign Debt and Bond issues of over USD2.0 billion in the Telecom, Airlines, O&G and Petrochemical industries.

Previously, Mr. Rahim has worked with MashreqBank psc, ANZ Grindlays Bank plc, and Exxon Chemical Pakistan Limited. He was also posted to Zurich, Singapore, Bahrain and Dubai and received his degree from the University of Delaware in USA.

Saad Raja
Director
Saad Raja
Director
Mr. Saad Raja is an engineer from UET, Lahore and an MBA from the London Business School. He joined DFJ eplanet ventures in 2001, prior to which he had worked at senior management levels in the international asset management and investment sector. His diverse experiences have included tenures with Diachi Life Mizuho Asset Management and Industrial Bank of Japan – Asset Management International. He is also a Director on the Board of Engro Corporation Limited.