Mr. Arif Ahmed Khan is a Member on the Board of the Company nominated by Government of Pakistan. He is currently the Secretary, Finance, Ministry of Finance, Government of Pakistan. Mr. Khan is a civil servant with 35 years of experience in Public Administration. He has served the federal and provincial governments in various positions. Mr. Khan holds a Masters in Public Policy from Concordia University, Quebec. Before joining Finance Division, he served as Secretary Economic Affairs Division, Secretary Interior and Secretary, Climate Change.
Mr. Khan has served as Additional Chief Secretary, Planning and Development Department, Government of Sindh. He was Secretary Finance for the Government of Sindh during 2012-13. Prior to that, he remained Home Secretary to the Government of Sindh for three and a half years.
He also had the opportunity of serving as Consul General and Trade Commissioner of Pakistan in Montreal, Canada and as Programme Coordinator for International Trade Centre (ITC), Geneva. In between he was Director General for the Export Promotion Bureau (now Trade Development Authority of Pakistan) in 2004 – 2005. He represented the Government on the Board of Directors of the Sindh Bank Limited and the Sindh Engro Coal Mining Company Limited.In the initial years of his service he served as Deputy Commissioner in three districts of Sindh.
Mr. Irfan Ali, is a Member on the Board of the Company nominated by Government of Pakistan. He is currently the Secretary, Privatization Division/Commission, Government of Pakistan. Mr. Irfan Ali is an officer of the Pakistan Administrative Service.
He joined the Civil Service of Pakistan in 1986 and over the course of his career, has held various Secretariat, Field and Staff assignments. Before joining the Privatisation Division, he was serving as Chairman, Chief Minister’s Inspection Team (CMIT), Punjab, Lahore. He has had the opportunity to serve in all the four Provinces of Pakistan. He started his career as Assistant Commissioner Chitral and went on to serve as a Deputy Commissioner in Naushahro Feroze, Sindh, Deputy Commissioner Karachi South, Deputy Commissioner Turbat and Panjgur, Balochistan and as Political Agent, Qila Saifullah, Balochistan. He also had an opportunity of serving in the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (Director Katchi Abadis, Karachi, Project Director, Orangi and Director Land for Karachi) and as an Administrator, Larkana Municipal Corporation. He served in the Sindh, Balochistan and Punjab Secretariats in different capacities. He has served as Managing Director, Tourism Development Corporation of Punjab (TDCP), Director General, Punjab Horticulture Authority (PHA) and Director General, Lahore Development Authority (LDA) in the Punjab. He has been Secretary Housing and Public Health Engineering, Secretary Food, Secretary Industries and Secretary, Higher Education in the Punjab. He was also a pioneer in a major Project for Primary Health Care Restructuring in which he piloted the Rahim Yar Khan Pilot Project along with the Punjab Rural Support Program (PRSP).
Mr. Khalifa Al Shamsi is a Member on the Board of the Company since April 05, 2016 nominated by EIP. He is currently serving as Chief Corporate Governance Officer, Etisalat Group. Mr. Khalifa Al Shamsi has been appointed as Chief Corporate Governance officer in April 2016. Previously he was the Chief Digital services officer since 2012. Prior to this, he was Senior Vice President of Technology and Network Strategy for Etisalat Group, specialising in Etisalat Group's Digital Services Strategy with a special focus on telecom, media and ICT. Mr. Al Shamsi's remit includes leading Etisalat Group focus on various industry verticals such as Machine-to-Machine (M2M), cloud services, commerce, digital advertisement, advanced communciations, digital entertainment, and video services, and aims to boost the Etisalat position in the digital eco-system and driving innovation and advanced services to Etisalat customers across all areas of operation. With over 20 years of experience in the telecom and ICT industry, previously Khalifa has successfully led the design, development and deployment of many important projects and a wide range of products and services. Specifically, Khalifa was behind the success story of Etisalat UAE where he was responsible for the deployment of mobile services, fiber-based broadband and advanced data services for Smart Phones. He has been with Etisalat since 1993 and was head of marketing in the UAE overlooking marketing, sales and customer care functions before moving to his new Group position in February 2011. Khalifa is also a Member of the Board of Directors at Etisalat Afghanistan and E-vision - the UAE-based TV, content and multimedia company. He graduated from the University of Kentucky, USA in 1993 with a Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering.
Mr. Mudassar Hussain is a Member on the Board of the Company nominated by Government of Pakistan. He is currently serving as a Member (Telecom) in the Ministry of Information Technology & Telecom Division, Government of Pakistan. Mudassar Hussain is a world-class services executive who will accelerate his efforts in delivering high-value services for the telecom industry. He is an expert in Telecom Policy, Information Technology, strategy formulation and Telecommunications research. He has extensive management and strategy experience in Pakistan. Prior to joining MoITT, working as Telecom Policy & Regulatory Consultant with Ufone and being at the MoITT as Director he served on the Boards of the National Telecommunications Corporation, the Telecom Foundation and the National Radio Telecommunications Corporation. Telecom Sector has expressed satisfaction and welcomed the appointment of Mudassar Hussain as member Telecom. Mr. Mudassar Hussain brings his vast experience and is well known in the telecom sector and numerous government offices.