Company Profile >> Senior Management

Mr. Zahid Mir 
Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer. 


Mr. Zahid Mir is a Petroleum Engineer with over 28 years experience in the oil and gas industry with assignments relating to onshore and offshore operations having been involved at a senior level in all stages of upstream operations.  He has strong HSE background, extensive experience as an oil and gas commercial negotiator and business developer, strategy, joint ventures and license management, new ventures, economic evaluations, mergers and acquisitions.
Mr. Zahid Mir had significant exposure to field operations including production, project development, development planning, conceptual engineering and operational support.  During the performance of his functions, he worked with different companies both in Pakistan and United Kingdom like Oil & Gas Development Company Limited, Shell Exploration Pakistan B.V., Premier Exploration Pakistan Limited, Premier-Kufpec Pakistan B.V., Premier Oil Pakistan and Premier Oil U.K.
He has done his B.Sc. in Petroleum Engineering in 1986 from University of Engineering and Technology Lahore and Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from Preston University, Islamabad. He has become certified director during the year 2018 under directors' training program as specified by SECP.
Mr. Zahid Mir is also director on the board of Pakistan State Oil (PSO) and Mari Petroleum Company Limited (MPCL).


Mr. Irteza Ali Qureshi
Chief Financial Officer


Mr. Irteza Ali Qureshi is a UK qualified Chartered Accountant with over 23 years of proven track record in developing business strategies and delivering results, value creation, turning around loss making operations, organizational alignment & restructuring, developing organizational capability and infrastructure, acquisitions and business development.
Mr. Irteza started his career with PriceWaterhouse Coopers, London in 1991 and has held senior management positions in the fields of General and Financial Management with The Coca-Cola Company, Al Ghurair Group, Tapal Tea and Kansai Paint. Mr. Irteza brings withhim diverse experience in areas of operations, finance, audit, consultancy, treasury and business development and valuable work experience in United Kingdom, UAE, Thailand, Sri Lanka and Iran.


Mr. Masood Nabi
Executive Director (Business Development & Joint Ventures)


Mr. Masood Nabi joined the Company in 2009. He is serving as Executive Director (Business Development and Joint Ventures) since 2013.  From 2012 to 2013, he served as Executive Director (Human Resources) and from 2009 to 2012 served as Executive Director (Joint Ventures). He holds an M.B.A. from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, U.S.A., and a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering and a B.Sc. in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, U.S.A. Before joining the Company, Mr. Nabi was a senior investment banker.


Dr. Mohammad Saeed Khan Jadoon
Executive Director (Exploration)


Dr. Muhammad Saeed Khan Jadoon joined the Company in 1993 as Senior Reservoir Engineer.  Since then, he held various positions in the company as Manager Reservoir Engineering;  General Manager and Director  Oil and Gas Institute of Science & Technology. Currently he is holding the position of Executive Director (Exploration) since 2013. He has more than 25 year of diversified experience of Exploration, Reservoir Management and Field Development. He holds a Ph.D. and DIC in Petroleum Engineering from Imperial College, University of London, U.K., M.Sc. in Petroleum Geology from the University of Peshawar Pakistan. He is an author of 34 technical papers on Exploration, Production, Reservoir Management and Field Development Strategy in National and International Conferences.  He is architect of tight gas policy and initiator of shale gas concept in Pakistan. He served as Chairman of the Society of Petroleum Engineers Pakistan from 2010-2012. Currently he is serving as Director of SPE Pakistan since 2017. He has served as member of the peer review committee for the Journal of Reservoir Engineering and Formation Evaluation Published by SPE International, USA in 2008. He is on the editorial Board of Pakistan Journal of Hydrocarbon Research Islamabad and Journal of Himalayan Earth Sciences, University of Peshawar.  He is member Board of Studies of Earth Sciences COMSAT Abbott Abad and Khushal Khan Khattak University, Kohat. He is also member of Corporate Advisory Committee of National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Capital University and Bahria University Islamabad. He has been a Key note speaker on development of indigenous resources of energy, development of unconventional hydrocarbon reservoirs, shale gas potential and its development; in seminars and conferences in Pakistan


Dr. Naseem Ahmad Chaudhry
Executive Director (Production)


Dr. Naseem Ahmad joined the Company in 1984. He is serving as Executive Director (Production) since June 2016. He holds a Ph.D. in Petroleum Engineering from Imperial College, London, U.K., M.Sc. in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, U.S.A. and a B.Sc. in Petroleum Engineering from University of Engineering & Technology Lahore, Pakistan. A veteran Petroleum Engineer who has a rich experience in domestic oil/gas exploration and production operations, management, well testing, well completions and surface facilities. He is also an author/co-author of four journal publications. He has attended extensive courses on Management, Production and Project Development. Dr. Naseem won Pakistan Petroleum Limited competitive scholarship (1983) and also held office of Councilor Petroleum Engineering Student Association (1982-83). He is also a member of PEC and SPE.


Mr. Ahmed Hayat Lak
Company Secretary / General Manager (Legal Services)


Mr. Ahmed Hayat Lak joined the Company in 2011. He holds an LL.M. from the University of Wolverhampton and a Bachelor of Law (Hons.) degree from the University of London, U.K. Since 2011, he is serving as Company Secretary and General Manager (Legal Services). He previously served in Pakistan Oilfields Limited as head of their Corporate and Legal Services Department. He also worked in the National Accountability Bureau as Advisor to the Chairman and as Consultant in the Office of the Prosecutor General.


Ms. Shabina Anjum
General Manager I/C (HR/Admin & CA)


Ms. Shabina Anjum joined the Company in 1983. She is currently serving as General Manager I/c (HR/Administration/Corporate Affairs).She has also served as General Manager (Supply Chain Management), General Manager (OGTI) and General Manager (Industrial Relations). She holds an M.B.A. in Marketing from Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad and a Bachelor of Arts degree from St. Joseph’s College, Karachi. She is the focal point for CEDAW (Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women) and the officially designated focal person for women, minorities and special people in the Company.  She is also Editor in-Chief of the Company’s quarterly newsletter “Talaash”.


Abdul Rauf Khajjak 
General Manager I/C (Petroserv) 


Mr. Abdul Rauf Khajjak joined the Company in 1985. He holds a B.Sc. in Petroleum and Gas Engineering from the University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore. He is currently serving as GM I/C (Petroserv). He has also served as General Manager (Corporate Social Responsibility).


Malik Muhammad Afzal
General Manager  (Administration)


Malik Muhammad Afzal joined OGDCL in 1993. He is a Law graduate from Law College, University of Punjab, Lahore and also holds M.Com and DCMA degrees from Hailey College, University of Punjab, Lahore. He has been promoted as General Manager (Administration) w.e.f. 01.07.2017. He is serving as General Manager (Administration) since 27/03/2018.



Mr. Tahir Mahmood Qureshi 
General Manager (Training & Development)


Mr. Tahir Mahmood Qureshi joined the Company in 1982. He is also serving as General Manager (Training and Development) since 2013. Within this role, he also has responsibility for the Oil & Gas Institute of Science & Technology. He holds a B.Sc. in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore. He has completed advanced certificate courses in Petroleum Engineering at the University of Tulsa, Oklahoma U.S.A. and the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology, Canada. 


Mr. Khan Alam
General Manager (SCM)

Mr. Khan Alam joined the Company as Assistant Geologist in May 1985. He is currently serving as General Manager (SCM) . He has also served as General Manager I/C (Petroserv),   General Manager (Edu & Research),  General Manager (HR-Operations) and GM (OGTI)  . He holds an M.Sc. in Structural and Petroleum Geology from the University of the Punjab, Lahore.


Dr. Syed Ahmad Nadeem
General Manager (HSEQ) 


Dr. Syed Ahmad Nadeem joined the Company in 1991. He holds a PhD in Fuel Technology from the University of Leeds, U.K. and a Bachelors’ Degree in Chemical Engineering with specialization from the University of Punjab Lahore. He is currently serving as General Manager (HSEQ).. He has also served as General Manager Commercial and Process and Plants departments.


Mr. Irfan Babar Khan 
General Manager  I/C (Services) 


Mr. Irfan Babar Khan joined OGDCL in 1985. He is currently serving as General Manager I/c  (Services). He holds a Masters degree in Political Science, L.L.B (Law) from University of the Punjab, Lahore and diploma in International Public Relation (IPR) from London School of Management.


Mr. Rafiq Ahmed Mughal
General Manager (Drilling Services)


Mr. Rafiq Ahmed Mughal joined OGDCL in 1985. He is serving as General Manager (Drilling Services) w.e.f July 2016. He holds a Mechanical Engineering degree from Mehran University of Engineering & Technology Hyderabad. 


Mr. Nadeem Rizvi
General Manager (Accounts)

Mr. Nadeem Rizvi joined OGDCL in 1993. Currently, Mr. Nadeem Rizvi is currently serving as General Manager (Accounts). He has also served as General Manager (Finance) and General Manager (SCM). He has overall experience of 28+ years in Oil & Gas financials, business systems and ERP implementations. He is also senior Associate member of Institute of Cost & Management Accountants of Pakistan.

Lt. Col. (R) Tariq Hanif
General Manager (Security)


Lt. Col. (R) Tariq Hanif joined the Company on 6th April 2015. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from University of Peshawar. Besides other military courses, he has done intelligence staff course from school of Military Intelligence and Information Operations course from British High Commission. He has served on many intelligence appointments in various intelligence agencies and has actively participated in counter terrorism operations. He has also been decorated with Tamgha-e-Imtiaz.


Mr. Salim Baz Khan
General Manager (CSR)

Mr. Salim Baz Khan joined the Company on 29th August, 2016. He is currently serving as General Manager (CSR). He has also served as General Manager (C&ESS). He holds a “Masters degree in Construction Engineering & Management” from University of Maryland-USA and a BS.c in Civil Engineering from the District of Colombia University-USA.


Mr. Kamran Yusuf Shami
Chief Information Officer


Mr. Kamran Yusuf Shami joined OGDCL as Chief Information Officer in September 2017. Mr. Shami holds a B.Sc in Electrical Engineering from University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila and PG diploma (Computer Systems) from CTC, Islamabad. He has also earned a number of IT professional certifications. Mr. Shami  is an accomplished IT & Telecom professional with over 25 years of diverse experience in managing IT operations in (IT, telecom, software, textile, retail, health care and energy) sectors. During his career, he has served on senior management positions in various public and private sector organizations.



Mr. Farrukh Aftab
General Manager (Reservoir Management)


Mr. Farrukh Aftab joined OGDCL in 1984 as Assistant Production Engineer and then later joined Reservoir Management Department in 1987 as Assistant Reservoir Engineer. He has a Bachelors degree in Petroleum Engineering from UET Lahore. 


Mr. Saleem Jahangir
General Manager (Production)


Mr. Saleem Jahangir joined the Company in November 1984 as Assistant Engineer (Production). He holds a Bachelors’ Degree in Petroleum & Gas Engineering from University of Engineering and Technology Lahore. He is currently serving as General Manager (Production) since March 2018.

Dr. Shakeel Ahmed
General Manager (Business Development & Joint Ventures)


Dr. Shakeel Ahmad joined OGDCL in 1990 as Junior Engineer (Production). He is currently serving as General Manager (Business Development & Joint Ventures). He did his PhD from Imperial College London, MSc in Petroleum Engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia and BSc (Honors) in Petroleum & Gas Engineering from University of Engineering and Technology Lahore.


Mr. Jahangaiz Khan
General Manager (P&P)


Mr. Jahangaiz Khan joined OGDCL in 1988. He is presently serving as General Manager (Process & Plants) since November, 2017. He holds a Master degree in Chemistry from University of Peshawar. Mr. Jahangaiz Khan is an experienced professional with around 30 years of total experience in different fields of oil and gas sector.