Mr. Tariq Ali Shah


Mr Tariq Ali Shah is a career Civil Servant belonging to Pakistan Audit & Accounts Service (PAAS). He has diverse work experience in the fields of government statutory auditing, internal auditing, accounting, public finance, budgeting, oil & gas matters, coal development and tariff determination etc at Federal and Provincial level. He is presently serving as Managing Director, Thar Coal & Energy Board, Energy Department, Government of Sindh.

Mr Tariq Ali Shah was posted as the first Director in the newly established Directorate of Oil & Gas, Energy Department, Government of Sindh in 2013. He was also appointed Provincial Director (2013-18) to the Reorganized Directorate General of Petroleum Concessions (DGPC), former Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Resources, Islamabad. On behalf of Provincial Government of Sindh, he contributed significantly in finalization of Model Petroleum Concession Agreement (PCA) under Pakistan Petroleum Exploration & Production Policy 2012 and witnessed formal signing and award of concession blocks located in Sindh in 2014. He was the first Director to the board of Sindh Energy Holding Company (SEHCL), a wholly owned company of Government of Sindh, established in 2014 as Provincial Holding Company which acquired working interest in 7 concession blocks- 3 blocks with OGDCL and 4 blocks with Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL)-located in Sindh & Balochistan. He attended and participated actively in all technical, operational and financial committee meetings (TCM/OCM/FCM) of the concession blocks operated by OGDCL and PPL. He also served as CEO, Sindh Petroleum Limited (SPL), a subsidiary of SEHCL and explored possibilities of development of Coal Bed Methane (CBM) and shale gas in the Province.

Mr Tariq Ali Shah has got B.E degree in Civil Engineering from NED University of Engineering & Technology Karachi in 1993. He started his professional career from Water Wing, WAPDA as Junior Engineer in rehabilitation project of Pat Feeder Canal, Dera Murad Jamali, Balochistan (1993-1996) and Construction Engineer in former Union Texas Petroleum (UTP)/BP from 1996-2000. He qualified CSS examination in 2001 and joined department of Auditor General of Pakistan under 28th CTP program. He assisted Sindh government team which negotiated and signed landmark 7th National Finance Commission (NFC) Award in 2010. He is certified  Director from  Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance (PICG), an SECP approved institution.