|AZIZ MUHAMMAD KHAN|
|Aziz Muhammad Khan is a businessman and National of the State of Azad Jammu & Kashmir. He is dedicated to hydropower development and established the first small hydropower captive 1.5 MW Jarri Kas Hydropower Project and captive melting plant near Mangla Dam which has been successfully operating for more than ten years. He also specializes in logistics and transportation.
He is the founder of the 84MW New Bong Escape HPP Project. Mr. Khan continues to hold considerable respect and influence and leads the Group's efforts and relationships with the Kashmir government and bureaucracy.
|Khalid Faizi qualified as a chartered accountant in London and has over 35 years of professional local and international experience in business and finance; a fellow member of the England & Wales Institute and the Pakistan Institute.
Over the past 3 decades or so Mr. Faizi established a number of ventures in hydropower, mining, telecoms and oil & gas through dedicated companies established for those purpose.
From 1995 to date he has been engaged in power consultancy acting for leading local and international clients. From 1993 to 1995 he was actively engaged in the development, financing, construction and commissioning of the US$ 103 million BLT Package "B" partnered with Sumitomo Corporation, Japan.
From 1995 to 2000 he led the develop process of the 84MW New Bong Escape hydropower project leading to his appointment as chief executive officer of Laraib Energy Limited in 2000 spearheading the successful development of the US$ 233 million 84MW New Bong Escape Hydropower Project. He remained CEO till achievement of financial close and construction start leaving in 2010 leaving to focus on development of subsequent hydropower projects. Presently his main focus is the power sector especially hydropower development and power consultancy.
A selection of key consultancies he has engaged in is as follows:
|Ahmad Muazzam, a commerce graduate, is associated with Laraib Group since 2007. He has rich industrial and commercial experience having held senior positions before joining Laraib Group (84 MW New Bong Escape HPP) in 2007 where he held various senior level positions comprising of ‘Manager Project Development and Company Secretary’ looking after development, corporate and accounting matters before financial closing of the Project thereafter during the construction phase as ‘Sr. Manager Corporate Finance and Planning’, with key responsibilities of Financing management, EPC, Insurance, CDM, Imports and Compliance matters.
In 2011 he joined Azad Pattan Power as ‘Deputy Chief Executive Officer’ and has led the development process including CDM, approval of feasibility study, tariff approvals and other key matters.
|Abdul Wahab is a graduate of the London School of Economics. He holds directorships of various group companies and actively engaged in all management and development areas of the power projects under development by the Group.
His expertise includes technical as well as financial aspects of the feasibility of hydropower projects whereby he successfully managed the complete feasibility process for 701MW Azad Pattan Hydropower and 300MW Ashkot Hydropower Projects.
|SAIYED ABID HUSSAIN|
|Saiyed Abid Hussain is engaged with the Group as Manager Technical.
Abid is an electrical engineering graduate from University of London, 1969 and has since been a Practicing Professional Engineer. He has had experience working in the UK and Germany before returning to Pakistan in early 1975 where he participated in key power sector projects.
Abid has had the opportunity to work on all three of Pakistan’s largest hydropower projects namely Tarbela extensions (Units 5 to 14 some 2778 MW out of 3478 MW); Mangla (Units 9 & 10 total 200 MW), and 1450 MW Ghazi Barotha. He was also engaged in Rawat 500 kV Sub - station project which involved engineering design, construction and commissioning of the first such project for Capital Territory Islamabad in Pakistan.
He was selected for appointment on the Panel of Experts of Private Power and Infrastructure Board (PPIB), Government of Pakistan for 400 MW Kot Addu Power Company (Kapco) Combined Cycle Power Plant Extension and for 200 MW Shahkot Thermal Power Project.
In early 2006 he was engaged by Laraib Energy Ltd. in the development of 84 MW New Bong Escape HPP dealing with electrical/mechanical aspects of the Power Purchase Agreement, EPC Contract and the O&M contract. In 2015 he joined Azad Pattan Power to head the technical team.
Abid is a Member of Pakistan Institution of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and a Member of Pakistan Engineering Council.
|ABDUR RAHMAN QURESHI|
|Abdur Rahman qualified as a UK Chartered Certified Accountant and has vast experience in the field of finance, corporate, taxation, and accounting. He served with Deloitte Pakistan, for four years, one of the leading audit and consulting firms.
He is associated with the Group since 2014 and working as “Lead Manager Project Development”. He is looking after the project development activities and responsible for finance and related matters of other companies under the ownership of the Group.
|PAKISTAN ENGINEERING SERVICES (PES)|
|The Group uses PES for technical consultancy services for all projects under development.
PES was established in 1973 as a private limited company and provides consultancy services on projects starting from conceptual planning stage to completion of the projects. The range of services cover conceptual planning, pre-feasibility studies, feasibility studies, environmental impact assessment studies detailed design, preparation of tender documents, tender evaluation, assisting client in award of contracts, construction supervision, commissioning and trial operation. The firm has expertise in diversified fields that include Thermal & Hydro Power Engineering, Water Resources Development, Water Conservation, Dams, Irrigation Systems, Power Transmission & Distribution, Environment and Public Health Engineering, Design and Construction of Public / Utility Buildings, Economic and Financial Studies. Teams of highly qualified and experienced professionals of different specialties are on the Permanent strength of the company.