Hussain Dawood


    • Non-Executive Director

    Mr. Hussain Dawood joined the Board in 2003 and serves as the Chairman of Engro Corporation since 2006. Under his stewardship, the Company’s revenue has grown over 20 times and Engro has emerged as a partner of choice for international businesses exploring investments in Pakistan. During his period, Engro has focused on solutions for pressing issues faced by the Country by expanding existing businesses and entering into new fields of business, like mining, power generation, and telecom infrastructure, to name a few. He also serves as Chairman of the Dawood Hercules Corporation.

    Mr. Dawood is enthusiastic about human development based on Character and Good Manners (CGM). Under his stewardship, the Hussain Dawood Chairman Group is now focused on continuously investing in the growth potential of both its people and businesses. This entails competency in leadership development, upskilling and reskilling, and international partnerships, ultimately contributing to the growth of Pakistan.

    Mr. Dawood is the Chair of the Board of Trustees for The Dawood Foundation (TDF), which focuses on Education Inspiring Social Change. The Magnifiscience Centre, Pakistan’s first interactive science museum, was conceptualized and developed by TDF. He is the Founder and Chairman of the Board of Governors of Karachi School of Business & Leadership (KSBL), a graduate management school focused on inspiring effective leaders. Within KSBL, the Engro Leadership Academy strives to embody the principles of CGM for all who pass through its doors.

    Mr. Dawood is also a member of the Board of Governors of the Islamabad Policy Research Institute. He has been leading the Group’s engagement with the World Economic Forum since 1992.

    Mr. Dawood holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, USA, and is a graduate in Metallurgy from Sheffield University, UK.