Mr. Akbar Ayub Khan
Akbar Ayub Khan is a senior management & finance professional with vast and diversified experience in both private and public sectors across a number of industries, geographies and blue-chip MNC’s. His experience covers industries like fertilizer, automation & controls, tobacco, pharmaceuticals, oil & gas and power sector.
Currently he is the CEO / Co-Founder of Vizpro, a private business venture operating in the space of mobile based branchless banking and online payment solutions. Akbar is a Member of the Prime Minister’s Task Force on Energy Reforms responsible for developing the strategic direction and providing an effective policy framework for the energy sector. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Public Private Partnership Authority (P3A).
Akbar started his career with Engro Chemical Pakistan Limited and then moved to British American Tobacco (Pakistan Tobacco Company) and worked with them in Pakistan, Japan and Papua New Guinea. He worked with Abbott Laboratories in Singapore in their regional headquarters and subsequently moved back to Pakistan where he worked briefly in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s oil & gas sector and then headed the province’s power sector where he was the CEO/MD of Pakhtunkhwa Energy Development Organization.
Akbar has good exposure to business / financial strategy, governance, organizational restructuring, public sector working, project management, business turnarounds, performance management and building a strong talent pipeline. Akbar obtained his MBA from Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) and is a CFA Charter holder. He is a member of CFA Institute USA and CFA Society Pakistan.