Syed Iqtidar Saeed

Non-Executive Director

Joined the Board on May 01, 2019

He is Director Planning and Development – Fauji Foundation and is also on the Boards of following

Associated Companies :-

  • Fauji Fertilizer Company Ltd (FFCL)
  • Fauji Fertilizer Bin Qasim Ltd (FFBL)
  • Mari Petroleum Company Ltd (MPCL)
  • Fauji Cement Company Ltd (FCCL)
  • Askari Cement Company Ltd (ACL)
  • Foundation Power Company Daharki Ltd (FPCDL)
  • Fauji Akbar Portia Marine Terminal Ltd (FAP)
  • Fauji Trans Terminal Ltd (FTTL)
  • Fauji Fertilizer Company Energy Ltd (FFCEL)
  • Foundation Wind Energy-1 Ltd (FWEL-I)
  • Foundation Wind Energy-2 Ltd (FWEL-II)
  • Fauji Foods Ltd (FFL)
  • FFBL Power Company Ltd (FPCL)
  • Fauji Electric Power Company Ltd (FEPCO)

He is also the Chairman of Technical Committees and Member of Project Diversification Committees,

Investment Committees and Audit Committees of these Companies. Syed Iqtidar Saeed graduated in Engineering, with High Honors, from Engineering University-Peshawar In 1973. He has over 42 years of experience in Chemical Fertilizer Industry. Besides plant management, his expertise also includes Project Development and managing large size Projects from Engineering till commissioning stages.

He commenced his career in 1974 from EXXON Chemicals Pakistan. He joined Fauji Fertilizer Company (FFCL) in Sep 1979 at its inception stage and has served at all operational locations of the Company. He was member of FFC’s core team which worked on setting up of Production facilities of Urea and DAP fertilizer at Port Bin Qasim Karachi (FFBL) project from 1993 till 2002 and was involved from engineering till commercial production.

In 2004 he was deployed at FFCL’s third Fertilizer plant at Mirpur Mathelo, acquired from National Fertilizer Corporation. During the 3 year’s assignment as GM Plant, he also led a BMR Project which successfully achieved a 25% increase in the Plant capacity and stabilized operation.

In 2007, he was moved to FFC’s corporate office as Head of Company’s Engineering & Technology Division which included Business Development also. He led the strategies for business diversification and globalization. These included investments in Renewable Energy projects, off-shore fertilizer production and evaluation of investment in Thar coal projects.

He played a pioneering role in FFC’s 50 MW wind power project, Pakistan’s first to achieve commercial production. He was appointed Director on the first Board of the new company FFCEL. In 2013, he was appointed as Group General Manager and subsequently as Chief Technical Officer of the Company. He retired from Company service in Nov 2016. He has attended numerous International and national conferences, courses and training.

Syed Iqtidar Saeed has had an excellent academic career and is a recipient of several National awards, medals.  He was awarded Pride of Performance and President of Pakistan’s Gold Medal in 1969 for outstanding academic achievement at Higher Secondary level.  He received Gold Medals consecutively each of the 4 years engineering degree course.