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 over 30 years of experience in serving the federal and provincial governments as a member of Pakistan Administrative Service. He served as Special Secretary, Ministry of Finance during June 2022 to September 2023. He is currently working as Special Secretary, Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Division since September 2023.

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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