Thursday, 02 July 2020

Central Power Purchasing Agency (Market Operator)


Boards & Goverance

Mr. Irfan Ali

Secretary, Ministry of Energy (Power Division), Chairman

Mr. Irfan Ali Chairman BOD of CPPA-G and Federal Secretary Ministry of Energy (Power Division)

Mr. Zafar Abbas

Member Board of Directors

Mr. Zafar Abbas has an extensive Experience in Energy Sector, He is a qualified Engineer from UET Lahore, and Master of Business Administration (MBA) Oil & Gas Management, University of Dundee, Scotland. Mr. Zafar Abbas carries a vast experience of administrative, financial, development matters of NTDC and public sector power generation companies (GENCOs).

Mr. Shahid Iqbal Chaudhry

Member, Board of Directors

Graduated in BSc Electrical Engineering Power in 1983 from U.E.T Lahore and acquired Master’s degree in Business Administration from Institute of Management Sciences BZU Multan in 2011. Joined WAPDA in 1983 with total length of 35 years of service.
Vast experience in construction of 500/220/132 KV Grid Stations and Transmission Lines. Completed number of prestigious projects of national importance in collaboration with foreign consultants and equipment suppliers. Extensive experience in Tendering and Contract Management of World Bank and Asian Development financed projects.
Managed construction of Secondary Transmission Grid projects for improvement of distribution of power in MEPCO and IESCO areas. Having substantial experience of Distribution System, Planning & Engineering,Operation and Revenue Recovery. Human Resource Management experience of more than 13,000 employees

Mr. Muhammad Imran

Member Board of Directors

Ayla Majid

Independent Director

Ms. Ayla Majid is working as the CEO CAMCO (Pvt) Limited. Director Business Advisory Services with Khalid Majid Rehman Chartered Accountants.

In 2015 The World 'Economic Forum honored Ayla as Young Global Leader. She is also elected on the International Council of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), being the first and the only Pakistani at this global governing body. She did LLB Honors from University of London in 2008, Associate Chartered certified Accountant (ACCA UK) in 2006 and MBA from LUMS in 2000

Mr. Hamid Ali Khan

Independent Director

27 years in the Civil Service of Pakistan / District Management Group (Pakistan Administrative Service) He possesses vast and extensive experience of public sector management at strategic, policy, operational and tactical levels in all tiers of government.


He remained on key positions as National Coordinator of Counter Terrorism Authority, Federal Secretary Capital Development Authority, Chairman NHA, Chief Commissioner Islamabad and served as Additional Secretary of Ministry of Water & Power, NHA and Live Stocks

Mr. Ghias Ud Din Ahmed

Independent Director

Mr. Ghias ud Din Ahmed joined Civil Services in 1973 and served as Deputy Commissioner, Commissioner and Home Secretary Balochistan, other assignments and planning side include Director Mineral Development Balochistan, Secretary Urban Planning and Development Department Balochistan. Mr. Ghias Ud Din Ahmed also worked as principle secretary with various Chief Ministers of Balochistan.


In Federal Government he also served as Joint Secretary Establishment Division, DG National Institute of Public Administration Quetta, Addl. Secretary Minorities Affairs, Managing Director of National Book Foundation. He also serves as Secretary Youth Affairs, Secretary Planning & Development and Secretary Establishment Division and also severed as Member NEPRA Authority.

Dr. Khawaja Riffat Hassan

Member Board of Directors

Mr. Waseem Mukhtar

Chief Executive Officer / Member Board of Directors

Mr. Muhammad Anwer Sheikh

Member Board of Directors

Mr. Muhamamd Anwer Sheikh is BS-21 Officer and working as Sr. Joint Secretary in Ministry of Finance

Mr. Muhammad Anwer Sheikh done Master’s Degree in Commerce/Finance (with distinction) and LLB

Leadership Program: on campus Executive Education in Public Financial Management, JFK School of Government, Harvard.

National Management Course, National School of Public Policy, Pakistan.

Over 26 years’ experience in public administration, corporate sector management, local and international financing, investment dispute settlement, taxation laws, international aid architecture etc.

Served in Revenue Division, PM Secretariat, Economic Affairs Division and currently in  Finance Division: