Director Akhuwat Institute of Social Enterprise & Management

  • Dr. Shahid A Zia

Dr. Shahid A Zia

Dr. Shahid Zia is an Entrepreneur with thirty five years experience in Human Resource Management, Marketing and Finance in both Public & Private Sector.

He is Board Member of the Financial Analyst Certification Program, U.S.A. Executive Committee Member of the Organization of Pakistani Entrepreneurs of North America.

Standing Committee Member of Training & Talent Development of the Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industries. Chairman of the Committee of National Outreach Program. Member of the Editorial Board of two Research Journals of Commerce, Economics & Social Sciences.

Member of the Steering Committee of Akhuwat Health Services. Executive Committee Member: of Fountain House. Lahore Life Member SOS Children’s Villages of Pakistan and Life Member Marketing Association of Pakistan, Member Pakistan Society of Development Economists, Member Management Association of Pakistan and Member Worldwide Fund for Nature.

He has served as President, Pak-American Friendship Association, President Leo Club of Lions International District 305 Pakistan, President of the All Pakistan Students Welfare Federation, Joint Secretary, Pakistan Judo and Karate Federation, Joint Secretary Lahore Squash Rackets Association, Joint Secretary Marketing Association of Pakistan.

Dr. Shahid Zia was the

  • Founder Principal of Grace College of Business Studies. The first and largest affiliated college of Government College University.
  • He was Additional Director of the Punjab Healthcare Commission looking after Clinical Governance.
  • Prior to this he has worked as General Manager and Senior Vice President, Heading Investments, Trainings, Research, Marketing and Media at The Bank of Punjab.
  • He was Head of Human Resource Management, Marketing and Training at the Lahore Stock Exchange.

Dr. Zia has three Masters Degrees in Political Science, Economics & Business Administration. He is a Medical Doctor and a PhD in Finance(ABD).

Dr. Zia is the CEO and Patron of Several For Profit and Not-For-Profit Organizations and frequently appears on National TV, writes for National English dailies, speaks at International and National Conferences and is a widely travelled International Speaker.

His Research articles and case studies have been published in International Journals of repute.

He is a visiting Faculty Member at LUMS, University of Engineering & Technology, Government College University, Kinnaird College for Women University, Beaconhouse National University, Imperial College University and University of Central Punjab where he teaches Investments, Corporate Governance & Leadership to M Phil students.