Shahzada Dawood joined the Board of Engro Corporation in 2003. He also serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of Dawood Hercules Corporation Limited and Director on the Boards of Dawood Lawrencepur Limited.
He is known for his expertise in corporate governance, turnaround and transformation of industries in Pakistan. He is all about finding growth and innovation opportunities through mergers and acquisitions in textiles, fertilizers, foods, and energy for diversified public-listed companies. He stewards the Group’s technology investments, including companies focused on changing industries through the internet of things.
With a deep interest in philanthropy, Shahzada is Trustee of both The Dawood Foundation and Engro Foundation. He serves as a Member of the Global Advisory Board for Prince Charles’ charity, Prince’s Trust International, contributing towards its vision that every young person should have a chance to succeed. He is in the Founder’s Circle of The British Asian Trust. Intrigued about understanding life beyond Earth, he is on the Board of Trustees of the SETI Institute, a non-profit research organization. He has been participating in the World Economic Forum and is leading the institutionalisation of key international networks and contacts.
Shahzada is an M.Sc. in Global Textile Marketing from Philadelphia University, USA, and an LLB from Buckingham University, UK.