Asim Imdad Ali
Advisory Council Member
Mr. Asim Imdad Ali is a senior corporate executive currently working with Pakistan Tobacco Company Limited, part of the British American Tobacco Group. As Director, he is responsible for the legal and external affairs functions of the company in the South Asia region. Prior to joining the private corporate sector, Mr. Ali worked with the Government of Pakistan for 14 years in various capacities. He joined the Pakistan Administrative Service in 1992 and acquired wealth of experience both on the upstream policy, strategy and program formulation as well as on the downstream execution and implementation of development projects and plans. He occupied pivotal positions in the Provincial and Federal Governments notably: Deputy Secretary to the Prime Minister of Pakistan; Deputy Secretary to the Chief Minister Punjab; Deputy Secretary Finance Department and Joint Director, Civil Services Academy of Pakistan. He also served as Government’s Chief Administrator and Principal Officer in different districts including the tribal belt along the north-western border. Mr. Ali has a brilliant academic record with Masters in Public Administrative (MPA) from Harvard University, USA as Edward S Mason Fellow, Masters of Law (Merit) from the King’s College London UK and Bachelors of Law (Gold Medal) from the Punjab University.