Hussain Dawood is the Chairman of Dawood Hercules Corporation Ltd, Engro Corporation Ltd, The Hub Power Company Limited, Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund, Karachi Education Initiative, Karachi School for Business & Leadership and The Dawood Foundation.
The Dawood Foundation has contributed to the establishment of many institutions in Karachi and Lahore including the Karachi School for Business & Leadership; Dawood College of Engineering and Technology; the Dawood Public School for Girls; the Aga Khan University Hospital; the Lahore University of Management Sciences; the Beaconhouse National University; the Shaukat Khanum Cancer Hospital; the Al-Shifa Eye Hospital, Rawalpindi; Citizen Foundation Schools at Sheikhupura and Daharki; the GIK Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology, Topi; the FG Dawood Public School, Muzaffarabad; the Cradle to Cradle Institute in San Francisco; and the Acumen Fund; New York.
His social responsibilities include Memberships of the World Economic Forum and its Global Agenda Councils of Anti-Corruption and Education, and the Asia House in London. He is the Honorary Consul of Italy in Lahore and was conferred the award “Ufficiale Ordine Al merito della Repubblica Italiana” by the Republic of Italy.
Hussain Dawood is an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, USA, and a graduate in Metallurgy from Sheffield University, UK. He joined the Board in 2003.