Awais Manzur Sumra

Awais Manzur Sumra

Director

Awais Manzur Sumra joined Pakistan Petroleum Limited’s Board of Directors on December 29, 2021. He is chairman of the Board Enterprise Risk Committee and a member of the Board Nomination Committee.

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 Additional Secretary, Finance Division, Government of Pakistan since April 2021.  

Since his first posting as Assistant Commissioner at North-West Frontier Province (now Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) in 1995, Mr. Sumra has served on various key field, staff and secretariat assignments. These include 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, Government of Pakistan. He also served as Senior Advisor to Executive Director at the World Bank Group in Washington D.C.

He earned his master’s degree in Finance from London Business School in 2005 and a Master of Business Administration from Stockholm University, Stockholm in 2002. Earlier, he studied at University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore between 1988 and 1993 to earn a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering. He also did his Bachelor of Art from University of the Punjab in 1991.

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