The Board Of Directors

Board of directors

Mr. Waqar Ahmed Malik

Chairman and Managing Director

Mr. Waqar Ahmed Malik joined Fauji Foundation as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer on 9th April 2020. Mr. Malik is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and is also an alumnus of the Harvard Business School and INSEAD.

Earlier, his career with The ICI Plc Group based in the UK spanned over 27 years and then later with Akzo Nobel N.V. based in The Netherlands. For around 10 years, he served as the Chief Executive Officer of ICI Pakistan Limited and also the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Lotte Pakistan Limited (formerly Pakistan PTA Limited). During his career with ICI and AkzoNobel, he worked in Europe and Americas in Corporate Finance and Strategy Departments.

Presently, he is serving as Chairman on the Boards of following Fauji Group Companies:

  • Mari Petroleum Company Limited
  • Fauji Fertilizer Company Limited
  • FFC Energy Limited
  • Fauji Fresh n Freeze Limited
  • Fauji Cement Company Limited
  • Askari Cement Limited
  • Askari Bank Limited
  • Fauji Akbar Portia Marine Terminal Limited
  • Fauji Trans Terminal Limited
  • Fauji Oil Terminal and Distribution Company Limited
  • Fauji Infraavest Foods Limited
  • Foundation Wind Energy-I & II Limited
  • Foundation Power Company Dahrki Limited
  • Fauji Kabir Wala Power Company Limited
  • Fauji Fertilizer Bin Qasim Limited
  • FFBL Power Company Limited
  • Foundation Solar Energy (Private) Limited
  • Daharki Power Holdings Limited

He is also Chairman of Pakistan Oxygen Limited (formally Linde Pakistan, a subsidiary of Linde AG) acquired by Adira Capital Holdings (Private) that he co-founded.

Earlier, Mr. Malik also served on the following boards:

  • PPL – Chairman (Non-Executive & Independent)
  • Engro Corporation Limited – Director (Non-Executive & Independent)
  • Standard Chartered Bank Pakistan Limited – Director (Non-Executive & Independent)
  • Engro Polymer and Chemicals Limited – Director (Non-Executive & Independent)
  • TPL Insurance Limited – Director (Non-Executive)

He has been playing an instrumental role in development of Pakistan’s Regulatory System as well as for the advocacy to undertake economic reforms. Few of his other engagements have been:

  • Director – State Bank of Pakistan
  • President – Overseas Chamber of Commerce & Industry (OICCI)
  • President – Management Association of Pakistan (MAP)
  • Director – Pakistan Business Council (PBC)

Mr. Malik was a member of the visiting faculty of Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance, Former Member of Board of Governors of Lahore University of Management Science (LUMS) and Former Member of Board of Indus Valley School of Arts. He participates actively in social and philanthropic activities through I–Care Foundation, as a Trustee, he contributes to improve the quality of life of underprivileged by enhancing the level of philanthropic support. A trustee of Duke of Edinburgh Trust Pakistan, he was awarded Prince of Wales Medal as a Trustee of the Prince of Wales Pakistan Recovery for the Flood Victims in 2010.

Lt. Gen. Anwar Ali Hyder, HI(M), (Retd)

Managing Director and CEO
With nearly four decades of distinguished military service

Syed Bakhtiyar Kazmi

Director - Fauji Foundation
Mr. Syed Bakhtiyar Kazmi is a fellow chartered accountant

Major General Muhammad Ihsanullah, HI (M) (Retd)

Director Welfare (Education), FF
Major General Muhammad Ihsanullah, HI (M) (Retd) is graduate of Command and

Brig Irfan Khan, T.Bt (Retd)

Director - Fauji Foundation
Brig Irfan Khan joined Fauji Group on April 01, 2023. He has been

Mr. Brian Chang

Director - Infraavest Limited
Mr. Brian Chang being a graduate from City University, London, UK as an electrical engineer in 1965 started his career

Mr. Malcolm Chang

Director - Infraavest Limited Malcolm Chang a graduate from Brunei University, UK with Bachelor of Science in

Mr. Syed Nadir Shah

Syed Nadir Shah has been involved in an advisory capacity on multiple ventures with established business houses of Pakistan.

Mr. Masood Karim Shaikh

Director - Infraavest Limited
Masood Karim Shaikh is a Chartered Accountant (FCA) with over 30 years of


Mr. Adnan Samdani

General Manager (FOTCO &FTTL)
Mr. Adnan Samdani joined FOTCO in January 2022. He has over 25 years’ experience in Financial Management, Strategy, Planning & Business Development and Operations.

Brig. Noor Ul Hassan

Company Secretary / HOD HRA & Security
Brigadier Noor Ul Hassan Sitare-e-Imtiaz (Military) (R) was commissioned in Armoured Corps in 1987. He is a graduate from Command and Staff College Quetta, National

Mr. Muhammad Salik

Group Chief Financial Officer (FOTCO & FTTL
Muhammad Salik is an accomplished professional having over twenty (20) years of experience in accountancy, financial management, taxation, portfolio management,

Mr. Syed Shujahat Hussain

General Manager Operations & Technical Services
Mr. Syed Shujahat Hussain is affiliated with FOTCO since 1998 and currently heading the Operation

Mr. Naveed Uddin

Senior Manager IT
Mr. Naveed Uddin BS (Hamdard University) and PGDIT (CQU Australia) is an experienced and result oriented Senior Technology Executive with more than 15 years of rich experience in Information Technology..

Mr. Tariq Jahangir Khan

Manager Human Resources & Admin
Mr. Tariq Jahangir carries with him over 20 years of professional experience in human resource management, administration and security. He is affiliated with FOTCO since 1995..

Mr. Ammar Raza Zaidi

D - Manager Business Development
A graduate Engineer from UK with professional experience in Marine related projects, responsible for looking after the business aspects of the organisation. The objective is identifying...

Mr. Abdul Rauf Khan Ghauri

Assistant Manager IT & Automation
Mr. Ghauri carries with him over 27 years of professional experience in IT. He is managing information technology and computer systems, Plan,