Capt. Saeed Ahmad Nawaz (Retd)

Non-Executive Director

Joined the Board on August 17, 2020

Capt. Nawaz is currently working as Additional Secretary, Industries and Production Division, Government of Pakistan since April 2020. He is Asian Productivity Organization, Alternate Country Director for Pakistan, and sits on the Boards of:

  • Aik Hunar Aik Nagar
  • Gawadar Port Authority
  • Pakistan Stone Development Company
  • Pakistan Industrial Development Corporation
  • Industry Facilitation Centre (Chairman)
  • National Productivity Organization (Chairman)
  • Pakistan Industrial Assistance Centre (Chairman)

He Joined Pakistan Administrative Service in October 1991 and served the Governments of KPK and Punjab at sub-division, district and provincial level as team leader and staff officer. He also worked as short term consultant for various Asian Development Bank assisted development programs in Pakistan. He also served in the National School of Public Policy (as Directing Staff), National Management College (as Director General) and National Institute of Management, Lahore (as Chief Instructor).

Capt. Nawaz graduated from Pakistan Military Academy in September 1985 and was commissioned in the First Azad Kashmir Regiment. He earned his MBA (Finance) from University of the Punjab, won prestigious Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship 2002-03 and attended Boston University, USA. Subsequently, got Professional Development Program Award (2006-07) and completed his M.Sc. in Local Economic Development from LSE, UK. He widely travelled across the globe as Head of NMC Delegations during their Foreign Study Tours and works for a better world-equitably progressive and sustainable economic development.

Capt. Nawaz brings diversity of local, national and international experience to the table with specialization in public policy management (formulation and implementation), economic development, design and enforcement of regulatory frameworks. He specifically focuses stakeholders’ perspective, their buy-in and world best practices in public policy management.