Country Leadership Team

Haroon Rashid

Haroon Rashid is the Chief Executive & Managing Director of Shell Pakistan Limited (SPL). Haroon has been a Director on the Board of SPL since 2011. He is also the General Manager Lubricants for SPL. He joined SPL in 1995 and has held several senior leadership roles in Downstream across Marketing, Consultancy and Aviation for Royal Dutch Shell before returning to Pakistan as the General Manager Supply & Distribution for the Middle East South Asia Region. Haroon is a graduate from INSEAD and The Lahore University of Management Sciences.

Rafi H Basheer

Rafi Basheer is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Shell Pakistan Limited (SPL). He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and is currently the Asia Finance Manager for Shell’s Lubricants and Retail business. Rafi has held a variety of roles locally and overseas ranging from Retail Finance Manager SPL, Mergers and Acquisitions Finance for Shell Downstream Asia/Pacific, Global Governance, Asia Pacific Regional Finance Manager, Finance Director for SPL, Global Finance Managers for Shell’s Bitumen and Sulphur businesses and most recently the role of Global Planning & Appraisal Manager for Shell’s Retail, Lubricants, Aviation and Specialties businesses.

Parvez Ghias

Parvez Ghias is the Chief Executive Officer and Director at the Habib University Foundation (HUF) since January 2017. Prior to joining HUF, he was CEO of Indus Motor Co., Limited from August 2005 to December 2016. Parvez is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Statistics.

He serves as a non-executive director on the board of Dawood Hercules Corporation and as independent director on the board of Shell Pakistan Limited.

Nasser N S Jaffer

Nasser N S Jaffer holds an Associated Science Diploma programme in Agriculture from University of California. He is the Chairman of Jaffer Group of Companies. He was Director of Jaffer Brothers (Private) Ltd. from 1969 to 2003, responsible for the chemical and pesticides businesses, as well as the fertilizer and machinery business from time to time.

In 2003, he took over as Chairman and CEO of the company to manage the overall business to ensure growth, profitability and business satisfactory results to the stakeholders.

Nasser is on the boards of other business, philanthropic, social and health associations such as The Kidney Centre and Honorary Secretary Modern Club and Modern Society. He also held office as the Honorary Consul of the Philippines until 2010.

Madiha Khalid

Madiha Khalid is the Head of Human Resources at Shell Pakistan Limited (SPL). She started her career with ABN AMRO Bank in 2005. She joined SPL in 2006 and has held a variety of local and regional roles ranging from Recruitment, Business Partnering, Change management and Talent. She has been the Head of Human Resources for SPL since 2012 and is the organizational effectiveness HR partner to all businesses in Pakistan, leading a team of HR professionals to provide full range of strategic HR support.

Madiha is a Chartered Member from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) UK, and holds an MBA degree in Human Resources.

Naz Khan

Naz Khan is currently the Managing Director of X-Petroleum Limited. She is a seasoned professional with over 25 years of experience across both, financial services and industry. Prior to X-Petroleum, she was the Chief Financial Officer of Engro Corporation during which period the company undertook restructurings, divestitures and IPOs of its subsidiaries as well as growth through two landmark projects of LNG Terminal and Thar Coal and Power. Prior to Engro, Naz was the Chief Executive Officer of KASB Funds Limited. Her association with Pakistan's capital markets spans over 20 years where she was actively involved in the primary and secondary markets for debt and equity. She currently serves on the Boards of the Pakistan Stock Exchange, Fauji Fertilizer Bin Qasim and UBL Fund Managers amongst others.

Klaas Mantel

As General Manager Global Convenience Retail, Lubricants & Alliances at Shell International, Klaas Mantel is responsible for the strategy, marketing, capability development, innovation, analytics and external supplier and partners relationships for Shell’s $ 6bn ‘Non Fuels’ business with direct operations across 8000 service stations in 25 markets and license/partnership agreements covering a further 25 markets. He is Director on the NACS International Board, the US based Global Association for Convenience and Fuels retailing.

Prior to this role, Klaas was General Manager with bottom line accountability for the Shell South Africa retail business (700 Service stations, 400 Company owned stores). His international Shell career also included assignments as Global Promotions Manager & Global Diesel Marketing Manager at Shell International in London, eBusiness Manager for Asia Pacific based in Singapore and Regional Retail Marketing Manager, and Fuels Marketing Manager for Africa based in South Africa.

He joined Shell in the Netherlands in 1995 in the Retail business after completing his Master in Economics degree at the University of Amsterdam and studying in the USA and Japan.

Waqar I Siddiqui

Waqar I Siddiqui is an internationally experienced board level executive with sustained record of business transformation achievement for Shell and other oil majors. In his 24 years of petroleum downstream experience, he has successfully guided multi-million-dollar commercial entities through business delivery, organizational change, strategy development, joint ventures and mergers/acquisitions.

Waqar joined Shell Pakistan Limited in June 2001. Within Shell he has done variety of roles locally and internationally at senior leadership positions in various business divisions. Currently he is serving as Managing Director of Shell Downstream Retail in PT Shell Indonesia. He has a solid track record of exemplary stakeholder management experience; recognized as a trusted advisor to government regulator and is regularly consulted on high level business and sustainable development programs.

He holds BS degree in Chemical Engineering and MBA in Marketing. In addition, he holds academic and professional accreditations from Harvard Business School and University of British Columbia.

Badaruddin F Vellani

Badaruddin F. Vellani is an Honours graduate in Chemical Engineering from the Loughborough University of Technology, Leicestershire and a Barrister-at-Law from the Middle Temple (London). He was called to the Bar in 1982 and commenced legal practice in Karachi immediately thereafter. 

He is enrolled as an Advocate of the Supreme Court of Pakistan and is the Senior Partner at the law firm, Vellani & Vellani. In addition to his legal practice, he is also member of the Board of Directors in a number of multinational companies engaged in the FMCG, manufacturing, retail and pharmaceutical sectors and is on the Board of several philanthropic organisations and foundations.

Faisal Waheed

Faisal Waheed is Chief Financial Officer and Finance Director at Shell Pakistan Limited (SPL). He is a graduate of Institute of Business Administration, Karachi and an Associate member of Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK and Association of Corporate Treasurers, UK.

Faisal has an overall work experience of 22 years having worked in various finance roles with Unilever in Pakistan and UK and with Engro Corporation before joining SPL in 2013. He also serves on the boards of Pak Arab Pipeline Company Limited and Shell Oman Marketing Limited.

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