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Board of Directors

Zahid Muzaffar  

Chairman Board

Mr. Zahid Muzaffar is an accomplished professional and specializes in developing E&P businesses. He holds over 34 years of diversified experience in energy sector particularly in the up and down-stream verticals of oil and gas including transportation of gas via terrestrial pipelines and liquefied natural gas. Mr. Muzaffar enjoys extensive and close relationships with investors, business professionals, financiers and government officials internationally and particularly those belonging to Far Eastern, South Asian and Middle Eastern & North African regions. Over the years he has secured valuable deal flows and business opportunities for leading international companies.

Mr. Muzaffar has served on the Board of Directors of LASMO Oil, Pakistan and many other Exploration & Production and Refining Companies of international repute. He headed the acquisition of the largest oil refining company in the Mediterranean (Libya) and successfully concluded the deal. He also headed various initiatives on behalf of Middle Eastern groups in the privatization of assets in different countries in the energy sector.

Mr. Muzaffar holds a Bachelors of Economics degree from the University of the Punjab, Pakistan and has attended various management courses at the College of Petroleum Studies at Saint Catherine’s College, Oxford UK and Edwin H Cox School of Business, Southern Methodist University, Dallas Texas USA.

Abid Saeed  

Mr. Abid Saeed

Mr. Abid Saeed, Secretary, Federal Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources, is a Career civil servant. After doing his Master's in Economics from Government College, Lahore, he joined the Civil Service of Pakistan. He also holds M.A. (Administrative Sciences) degree from George Washington University, USA.

Mr. Saeed has vast experience of Public Administration. He served as Assistant Commissioner, Khairpur, Jacobabad and Moro, Government of Sindh and as Deputy Commissioner Bhakhar, Lodhran, Kasur and Faisalabad Districts. He served in various capacities in the Government of Punjab i.e. Secretary, Punjab Literacy & Non-Formal Basic Education Department, Forestry, Wildlife, Fisheries and Tourism Department, Special Secretary, Local Government and Rural Department, Chief Executive Officer, Punjab Rural Support Programme etc. He was transferred as Additional Secretary Ministry of Food and Agriculture and subsequently posted in the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Resources.

He is also Member on the Board of Inter-State Gas System (ISGS)

Muhammad Yawar Irfan Khan  

Saif Ullah Chattha

Mr. Saif Ullah Chattha, is a career civil servant and is currently serving as Chief Secretary Balochistan. He has done his Bachelors of Arts from Government College Lahore and Bachelors of Law from Punjab University, Law College, Lahore.

Mr. Chattha has vast experience of Public Administration. He served as Assistant Commissioner, Sui (Dera Bugti), Sibi and Usta Mohammad, Deputy Secretary to Chief Minister Balochistan, Deputy Commissioner Jafarabad and Loralai, Deputy Secretary to Chief Minister Punjab, Additional Secretary Agriculture Punjab, Deputy Commissioner Bhakkhar, Multan and Jhelum and Secretary Mines & Minerals Department Punjab. He also served in Federal Government as PSO to Prime Minister of Pakistan, Counsel General of Pakistan Montreal, Canada, Chief Secretary Gilgit Baltistan, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Communications and Secretary Water & Power.

Muhammad Yawar Irfan Khan  

Muhammad Yawar Irfan Khan

Mr. Muhammad Yawar Irfan Khan is the Chairman Irfan Group of Companies (Famous Brands Pvt Ltd and Irfan Foods Pvt Ltd). He is former President of Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI). He is presently serving as Director Lahore Transport Company (LTC) Metro Bus Service. He is very active in business community and participates in live telecasts, seminars and symposiums relating to economy, social sector, charity work, education, health, sports and tourism.

In the past he served as Chairman Punjab Chief Minister Task Force for Industrial Development (Small and Medium) and Managing Director Punjab Small Industries Corporation. He is also Chairman Asifa Irfan Foundation Trust (family run charity organization). He remained Board member Pakistan School of Fashion Design Lahore, Member Board of Governors Government Chuna Mandi College for Women, Lahore, Life Member SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Mr. Muhammad Yawar Irfan Khan has done Masters in Business Administration (MBA).

Iskandar Mohammed Khan  

Mr. Iskander Mohammed Khan

Mr. Iskander Mohammed Khan is a Law Graduate and Chartered Accountant.  He is a businessman and Director of Premier Group of Companies including Premier Sugar Mills & Distillery Company Limited, Frontier Sugar Mills & Distillery Limited, Chashma Sugar Mills Limited, Arpak International Investments Limited and other non listed subsidiaries of the Group. 

He remained Chairman, All Pakistan Sugar Mills Association for the year 2000-2004, Chairman, Pakistan Polypropylene Woven Sack Manufacturers Association, Chairman, All Pakistan Sugar Mills Association (KPK) for the year 2005-2006, Director of Islamabad Stock Exchange for year 2005 and Member, Managing Committee, Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry for the year 2005-2006.




Mr. Hamid Farooq has got 28 years of senior general management experience including 15 years of financial management of leading complex commercial and technical environments with a focus on turning around enterprises into healthy ROI generating entities in diverse markets (Oil & Gas, Telecoms and Services / Logistics) with a track record of proven commercial flair.

Mr. Hamid Farooq is currently Chairman Board of Directors, U (Microfinance) Bank Ltd and Chief Business Development Officer PTCL. He had served as Managing Director, MENA Region, Catalyst Managerial Services, CEO Warid Telecom, Executive Vice President, CFO & Company Secretary Mobilink, Chief Accountant & Administrator, Canadian Occidental Petroleum, Head of Accounts & Operations, Petro Canada, Country Finance Manager DHL/TCS.

Mr. Hamid Farooq holds CFC and ADipFC (Diploma in Financial Consulting), USA, Masters of Business Administration (MBA), trained as an Accountant from PricewaterhouseCoopers, Pakistan and Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com). He is also a Certified Director (training and program certified by Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan.




Sayed Shafqat Ali Shah hails from the province of Sindh. He is currently Managing Director Matiari Sugar Mills Ltd and CEO Matol (Pvt) Limited. He is also a Member of Economic Advisory Council (EAC), Government of Pakistan. He has been on the Board of Directors of NBP and a member of National Commission on Government Reforms.

He had also served in the past as Federal Minister for Agriculture, Food & Livestock, Advisor and Minister with different portfolios, Government of Sindh. He has taught International Relations at the University of Sindh and University of Virginia. He had also been associated in the past as President/Member of various national and international bodies/institutions.

He holds Ph.D. degree in Foreign Affairs from University of Virginia, Master of Arts (Foreign Affairs) University of Virginia, M.A. Political Science, and B.Sc.(Chemistry & Zoology) University of Sindh.



Mr. Zafar Masud is the Director and Co-Founder of Burj Capital (“BC”). BC is represented in Pakistan by Burj Capital Pakistan (Private) Limited (“BCPL”). BCPL is fast emerging as the most respected Corporate Finance and Advisory house in the country and outside, with specific focus on the energy sector, particularly alternate energy/power.

Mr. Zafar Masud is a very active member on the Central Board of the State Bank of Pakistan appointed in March 2013 for three years. He is the Chairman of the Publications Review Sub-Committee and the member of the Human Resources Sub-Committee and the Investment Sub-Committee of the Board.

In the past he had also served Barclays Bank plc as Managing Director/Head of Southern Africa, Dubai Islamic Bank Pakistan Limited, Citigroup and American Express Bank.

Mr. Zafar Masud has done his MBA (Banking) from Institute of Business Administration Karachi and Bachelor of Commerce from Hailey College of Commerce, University of the Punjab Lahore. He has also got extensive training at national and international levels.


Muhammad Ali Tabba

Mr. Muhammad Ali Tabba is the Chief Executive of Lucky Cement Ltd, part of the Yunus Brothers Group with diversified interests in Textiles, Energy, Chemicals, Cement and other Construction related sectors. Muhammad Ali Tabba also heads Yunus Textile Mills, a state-of-the-art home textiles unit with subsidiaries in the US, Europe, Canada & France. While he spearheads both of these organizations, he also plays an important role in providing the vision for ICI Pakistan, in which he serves as its Vice Chairman on the Board of Directors. Mr. Tabba also sits on the Board of Governors at numerous Universities, Institutions and Foundations. He also runs the Group’s own Aziz Tabba Foundation which works extensively in education, health and housing. The Foundation also operates a Kidney Centre and a state-of-the-art Cardiac hospital. Considering his extensive commitment in the social development sector in Pakistan, World Economic Forum has bestowed the title of Young Global Leader (YGL) to Mr. Tabba recognizing his outstanding services.



Mr. Rehmat Salam Khattak belongs to the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. He is a graduate from University of Peshawar. He remained District Nazim Karak for 3½ years. Managed and operated a construction company and successfully undertook various projects. Also remained associated with education and established technical and management institutions. Served as Chief Executive, Institute of Management and Computer Sciences, Peshawar; Chief Executive, Hayatabad Science College, Peshawar and Chief Executive, Shingar Children Academy, Karak. He had also served in Saudia Arabia and HBL in the past in different capacities



Prince Ahmed Omar Ahmedzai belongs to the Khan of Kalat Family of Balochistan. He is Executive Director Agha Techny Construction (a planning and administrating projects firm) working on Infrastructure Projects at Gwadar. He is also Sole Proprietor Dynamic International, a construction firm and Director/Executive Dynamic Traders (Pvt) Ltd.

He has graduated from University of Balochistan in Political Science. He is a member of Quetta Chamber of Commerce and Gwadar Chamber of Commerce.

Muhammad Rafi  

Mr. Muhammad Rafi
Managing Director / CEO

Mr. Muhammad Rafi has diversified work experience of more than 37 years at senior management positions in Finance, Accounts, Banking, Corporate Affairs and Internal Audit. He is a qualified Management Accountant and is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Cost & Management Accountants of Pakistan (ICMAP), Fellow Member of the Institute of Corporate Secretaries of Pakistan (ICS) and Diplomaed Associate of the Institute of Bankers in Pakistan (IBP).

Mr. Rafi joined OGDCL in October 1988 and has served on various senior positions including Executive Director (Finance)/CFO, Acting Executive Director (HR/Admin), General Manager (Finance) and General Manager (Internal Audit) prior to assumption of current position.

Mr. Rafi is a past President of South Asian Federation of Accountants (SAFA) - an apex body of South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation (SAARC) for the year 2012. Besides, he chaired the SAFA committee on Governmental and Public Sector Entities Accounting from 2004 to 2012. He is also a past President of ICMAP and past Chairman of ICAP-ICMAP Joint Committee. Mr. Rafi has represented Pakistan as member of the Public Sector Committee of International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) for two years (2000-02). He has presented many papers at national & international conferences and seminars. Mr. Rafi is also a Certified Director.

Mr. Rafi appointed as Managing Director/CEO OGDCL as on 13-Jun-14.





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