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 currently the Finance Manager for Asia Pacific for Shell’s Lubricants and Fuels Retailing business and is based in Singapore. Rafi is a career finance professional and has been with Shell for the last 20 years holding a number of Finance roles focusing on country, regional and global finance responsibilities with various stints based out of Pakistan and Singapore. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and prior to Shell, worked in professional accountancy firms in London and the UAE.

Parvez Ghias

Parvez Ghias is the Chief Executive Officer at Habib University Foundation (HUF) since January 2017. HUF is a not for profit organization overseeing the operations of Habib University the first dedicated Liberal Arts and Sciences institution in Pakistan offering interdisciplinary education in Liberal Core having strong linkages with leading Ivy educational institutions in USA.

Prior to joining HUF, Parvez Ghias was CEO of Indus Motor Company Ltd., (Aug’05–Dec’16) a joint venture between the House of Habib, Toyota Motor Corporation and Toyota Tsusho Corporation of Japan, engaged in manufacturing and marketing of Toyota brand automobiles.

He also serves as non-executive director at Dawood Hercules Corporation and Shell Pakistan Limited.

Imran Rashid Ibrahim

Imran Rashid Ibrahim is a graduate from Government College, Lahore, and pursued post graduate studies at the Institute of Business Administration in Karachi. He is an entrepreneur with 46 years of experience in diverse areas of business such as distribution of products for various multinationals as well as cotton ginning and edible oil extraction.

He has served on the Board of Directors of Shell Pakistan Ltd., from 2008 to 2017, during which period he was also a member of the Board Audit Committee. He has also served on the Board of Directors of PICIC Asset Management Company Ltd., from 2010 to 2014.

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 a seasoned professional with over 25 years of experience across both, financial services and industry; most recently as the Managing Director X-Petroleum from where she has now assumed charge as the Chief Strategy Officer of K-Electric. 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.

Zaffar A. Khan

Zaffar A. Khan graduated as a Mechanical Engineer and soon thereafter joined Exxon which following an employee led buyout became known as Engro. He served the Company for 35 years the last 6 years were as the CEO. His career with Exxon included a decade of assignments in Hong Kong, USA and Singapore in the petrochemical division. Upon retirement from Engro he served as Chairman of PTCL, Karachi Stock Exchange & PIA. Currently, he is an Adjunct Professor at IBA where he teaches Human Resource Management.

He completed an Advanced Management Program from the University of Hawaii and has undertaken several short courses from the Harvard Business School & INSEAD.

Zaffar A. Khan has served on a number of diverse Boards in the Private Sector, Public Sector & Civil Society Organization. He has previously served on the Shell Pakistan Board for three terms which ended in 2017. Current Board appointments include Security Printing Corporation of Pakistan, Benazir Income Support Program, Data Check Ltd, Acumen Pakistan & Pakistan Centre for Philanthropy.

He is a recipient of Sitara e Imtiaz.

John King Chong Lo

John has over 28 years experience in the Oil & Gas and Petrochemicals industries and has worked in variety of Downstream positions. As General Manager of Trading & Supply, John is responsible to oversee the supply and distribution of fuels to Shell’s customers in Middle East and Asia, as well as to manage the Commercial Trading Operations for Shell Trading in Singapore and Dubai, including LNG operations globally.

Prior to this role, John was the General Manager Operations & Technical for Shell Aviation, where he was responsible for the operations of Shell’s Global Aviation business and manages the R&D program on aviation fuels and lubricants development.

John holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Toronto and a MBA from the University of Durham, Business School, UK.

John also serves as the board member of Shell (Zhejiang) Petroleum Trading Limited and Shell International Shipping Services Pte. Ltd.

John also runs his own NGO called “Read-Cycling” during his personal time.

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 at Shell Pakistan Limited. He joined Shell in 2013 in his current position and has been serving on the Shell Pakistan board since then. He is a graduate of IBA, Karachi and an associate member of Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK and Association of Corporate Treasurers, UK. He has an overall working experience of over 20 years having previously worked in Unilever Pakistan, Unilever UK and Engro Corporation in various roles. His last position before joining Shell was as Chief Financial Officer of one of Engro Corporation subsidiaries.

He also serves on the boards of Pak Arab Pipeline Company Limited and Shell Oman Marketing Company.

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