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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Shahzad Zaheer

Chairman / Chief Executive

Shahzad Zaheer holds a Master’s degree in Finance and Marketing from Bahria University, Islamabad.

Earlier, as a Director he was heading the Finance, JV, Legal & Commercial departments of PEL and its affiliates for 15 years in which capacity he was integral to the expansion and diversification of the Group's business operations.

Mr. Zaheer is the current Chairman and Chief Executive of Shahzad International Group of Companies, comprising nine business entities engaged in diverse business pursuits with key business of oil and gas exploration and production. He actively pursues global energy trends. He is a strong advocate of promoting understanding and cooperation with reputable international energy and power companies operating in Pakistan, a belief which he actively pursues to tangible realities.

Shahzad Zaheer

Chairman / Chief Executive

Shahzad Zaheer holds a Master’s degree in Finance and Marketing from Bahria University, Islamabad.

Earlier, as a Director he was heading the Finance, JV, Legal & Commercial departments of PEL and its affiliates for 15 years in which capacity he was integral to the expansion and diversification of the Group's business operations.

Mr. Zaheer is the current Chairman and Chief Executive of Shahzad International Group of Companies, comprising nine business entities engaged in diverse business pursuits with key business of oil and gas exploration and production. He actively pursues global energy trends. He is a strong advocate of promoting understanding and cooperation with reputable international energy and power companies operating in Pakistan, a belief which he actively pursues to tangible realities.

Shahzad Zaheer CE

Shahbaz Zaheer

Director Operations

Shahbaz Zaheer earned a Master’s degree in Finance from Bahria University, Islamabad.

Being the Company’s / Group’s Director Operations, Mr. Zaheer is responsible for all drilling operations, planning and improving plant operational efficiency, safety and profitability, overseeing operations of plants in multiple remote areas, ensuring the increase of production capacity by improving the performance and Liaising with Joint Venture Partners, Vendors, and government Institutions. It was due to his dynamic leadership that PEL recently made four discoveries of natural gas and condensate in Sindh.

Mr. Zaheer also heads Shahzad sky (Pvt.) Ltd, a subsidiary of Shahzad International Group of Companies, incorporated to provide direct to home television viewing services through satellite transmission. Besides he is also at the helm of affairs nine constituent companies of Shahzad Group.

Shahbaz Zaheer

Director Operations

Shahbaz Zaheer earned a Master’s degree in Finance from Bahria University, Islamabad.

Being the Company’s / Group’s Director Operations, Mr. Zaheer is responsible for all drilling operations, planning and improving plant operational efficiency, safety and profitability, overseeing operations of plants in multiple remote areas, ensuring the increase of production capacity by improving the performance and Liaising with Joint Venture Partners, Vendors, and government Institutions. It was due to his dynamic leadership that PEL recently made four discoveries of natural gas and condensate in Sindh.

Mr. Zaheer also heads Shahzad sky (Pvt.) Ltd, a subsidiary of Shahzad International Group of Companies, incorporated to provide direct to home television viewing services through satellite transmission. Besides he is also at the helm of affairs nine constituent companies of Shahzad Group.

Shahbaz Zaheer DO

Moeen-ud-din

Director Procurement

Moeen ud din is well conversant and experienced in business matters relating to oil & gas exploration, development and production, procurement of equipment, material & services required for oil and gas upstream and downstream projects. He has rich experience in procurement of energy related equipment, heavy pieces of machinery, procurement of integrated services to oil and gas industry, general large scale trading and marketing. He has a unique distinction of representing some of major international companies in Pakistan.

‍He is a widely travelled businessman who has represented his Group in various international moots in the leading metropolises around the world. He is well versed in procurement procedures, international tariff, excise and custom procedures and has successfully managed to import sophisticated equipment required to run the wheels of energy related industry in Pakistan. He is holding his present position for the last 30 years.

Moeen-ud-din

Director

Moeen ud din is well conversant and experienced in business matters relating to oil & gas exploration, development and production, procurement of equipment, material & services required for oil and gas upstream and downstream projects. He has rich experience in procurement of energy related equipment, heavy pieces of machinery, procurement of integrated services to oil and gas industry, general large scale trading and marketing. He has a unique distinction of representing some of major international companies in Pakistan.

‍He is a widely travelled businessman who has represented his Group in various international moots in the leading metropolises around the world. He is well versed in procurement procedures, international tariff, excise and custom procedures and has successfully managed to import sophisticated equipment required to run the wheels of energy related industry in Pakistan. He is holding his present position for the last 30 years.

Moeen-ud-din Director

Executive Management

Bilal Kausar

Senior Executive

Bilal Kausar holds a Master’s degree in Oil and Gas Management from Coventry University, UK.

Before joining the family-business, Mr. Kausar worked in British Petroleum in UK. Being an entrepreneur he has been responsible for different business development activities including Mega Energy Infrastructure Projects, Joint Venture & Partnerships, Myanmar Oil and Gas Concessions, Social Welfare Projects and LNG to Power Projects in Pakistan and Morocco.

Mr. Kausar is currently the Senior Business Executive at PEL and is responsible for Government Relations, Concession Management, handling of the Group’s Power Business and assuring Risk mitigation, Safety and Governance.

Mr. Kausar has represented the Company at various International Forums including APEX London, UK, ADIPEC Abu Dhabi, GPS Calgary, Canada, FCEF Turkmenistan, China and Singapore. He is borne on the permanent establishment of the Company & is an integral part of its Management.

Bilal Kausar SE

Hina Zaheer

Senior Executive

Hina Zaheer is the daughter of late Mr. Zaheer ud din, Founder and former Chairman of Shahzad International Group of Companies, a family owned conglomerate of nine thriving companies. She has been formally part of the group since 2014, blessed to be given the opportunity of analyzing, scrutinizing and evaluating business prospects along with the Chairman.

Ms. Zaheer is a Master in Business Administration, specializing in Finance. Her Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Certification in Fashion Designing, early studies in Sciences, understanding of French and Arabic, makes her a member of diverse set of skills.

As a Senior Executive, Ms. Zaheer has been managing Chairman’s in-house business communication as well as correspondence between Joint Venture partners, embassies and foreign delegates. She has been monitoring and updating developments on trans-border gas pipeline projects, Kandra gas-to-power Project in the south of Pakistan, Gold, Copper, Ruby mining in the north and west, setting up of desalination plant and reviewing China Pakistan Economic Corridor projects. Ms. Zaheer has been conducting SWOT, PESTLE and SOAR analysis, performing TOWS matrix to create a shared vision for future, hence evaluating business proposals with the potential of windfall dividends.

Hina Zaheer SE

Abdullah Zafar

Senior Executive

Abdullah Zafar holds MSc in Oil & Gas Management from University of Dundee, UK. His expertise range in a variety of areas including tax, legal, economic and policy matters pertaining to the energy sector.

Mr. Zafar is Senior Business Executive at PEL. His supervisory and managerial role at the company also requires him to oversee an eclectic variety of matters including risk assessment, ensuring compliance of regulatory affairs, international transactions and commercial deals, investment matters and contracts entered into by the company.

Abdullah Zafar SE

Faisal Zafar

Senior Executive

A young entrepreneur and business executive, Mr Faisal Zafar, has obtained ACCA qualification from BPP University, London. He also has to his credit a Masters degree in International Business & Finance which he graduated from Coventry University UK. He is well versed in the mechanics of international business and financing. He is presently working as a Senior Executive in the family business run under the banner of Shahzad International Group of Companies.

Faisal Zafar SE

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