Awais Manzur Sumra

Awais Manzur Sumra


Mr. Awais Manzur Sumra joined Pakistan Petroleum Limited’s Board of Directors on December 29, 2021. He is a member of the Board Audit and Nomination committees.

Mr. Sumra is a seasoned professional with nearly 30 years of experience in serving the federal and provincial governments as a member of Pakistan Administrative Service. He is currently working as Special Secretary, Ministry of Finance since June 2022.

Since his first posting as Assistant Commissioner at North-West Frontier Province (now Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) in 1995, Mr. Sumra has served on various key fields, staff and secretariat assignments. These include Additional Secretary - Ministry of Finance, Additional Secretary - Establishment Division, Joint Secretary - Ministry of Finance, Finance Secretary - Gilgit-Baltistan, Director – Earthquake Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Authority, and Deputy General Manager - Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority. He also served as Senior Advisor to Executive Director at the World Bank Group in Washington D.C (USA) as well as Commercial Counsellor- Embassy of Pakistan, Athens (Greece).

He earned his master’s degree in Finance from London Business School in 2005 and a Master of Business Administration from Stockholm University in 2002. Earlier, he studied at University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore to earn a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering. He also did his Bachelor of Art from University of Punjab in 1991.

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