Kot Addu Power Company Limited

Lt General (Retd.) Muzammil Hussain


General Hussain joined the Pakistan Army in 1976 and graduated with distinction from PMA. He underwent his grooming in an Infantry Battalion. Having been employed on exalted positions including his employment in Interior Sindh on anti-dacoit operations in 1992; and the Gulf War 1 in Saudi Arabia. He has attended courses in France and Indonesia. General Hussain has been privileged to command his parent Unit. His youth witnessed his distinctive representation of Army in sports like Athletics, basketball, squash and tennis. His employment as Defense Attache’ in Jakarta exposed him to diplomacy for over three years. He had the privilege of being instructor in Army Command and Staff College, Quetta and later on also as a Chief Instructor.

Commanded an Infantry brigade and then as a Maj General went on to command most prestigious division in Gilgit Baltistan. His passion for adventurism lead him to phenomenal support of Gilgit Political Govt. and supported them in exploring energy resources. His popularity with the people of Gilgit gives him a unique distinction. He commanded 30 Corps Gujranwala and supported the successful conduct of 2013 election in Gujranwala Division.

His other Directorships are on the Board of Directors of Neelum Jhelum Hydroelectric Company Limited, Diamer Basha Dam Company, Pakistan Cricket Board and Private Power Infrastructure Board. He is a regular speaker in seminars on Pakistan’s successful transition to democracy and economic positive trajectory in Universities in UK.

Mr. Aftab Mahmood Butt
(Chief Executive)


Mr. Aftab Mahmood Butt has been the Company Chief Executive since August 1, 2008. Prior to being appointed Chief Executive, he was a Director of the Company (appointment: July 2007). From January 2007 to July 2008, Mr. Butt held the position of General Manager Finance, Corporate Planning & Performance Monitoring in Pakistan Electric Power (Private) Limited (PEPCO). His other professional experience includes the position of Member Finance & Secretary Board in the Corporate and Industrial Restructuring Corporation, Ministry of Finance, Government of Pakistan.

Mr. Butt is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan. He has around 20 years experience in the corporate and finance sector in senior management positions. Mr. Butt previously served on the Board of Directors of Central Power Purchasing (Guarantee) Limited, the Lahore Stock Exchange (Guarantee) Limited, and the Lahore Electric Supply Company Limited.

Mr. Aqeel Ahmed Nasir


Mr. Aqeel Ahmed Nasir has been a Director since March 2015. Mr. Nasir is the Company Secretary & Chief Legal Counsel of United Bank Limited (UBL). Mr. Nasir has to his credit more than 20 years experience in the legal and financial sector of both the public and private sector.

Mr. Nasir is a Master of Laws (LL.M.) from the University of London, England. He is a Director on the Board of Directors of United Executor and Trustee Limited (a wholly owned subsidiary of UBL). He is also a director of the Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance and Central Depository Company of Pakistan Limited (CDC). His previous employments include Sui Southern Gas Company Limited, Pakistan PTA Limited and ICI worldwide Group Company.

Mr. Hafiz Muhammad Yousaf

hafizMr. Hafiz Muhammad Yousaf has been appointed Director of the Company with effect from June 21, 2019. Mr. Yousaf is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan. Over three decades of post qualification experience as chartered accountant, having vast experience in corporate finance and restructuring, corporate compliance and regulations, governance and oversight, assurance and audits, consulting and financial advisory services, including two decades at a Big 4 (KPMG Taseer Hadi (1983-1989), (Ilyas Saleem and Co, CAs (1989-1995) and Deloitte Yousuf Adil (1996-2014)) professional accounting firm as Partner/Country Leader Consulting.

The key areas of his focus were the high end policy formulation and implementation, strategic directions, governance initiatives and organizational reforms at State Bank of Pakistan and SBP Banking Services Corporation and as Board Member of Policy Board of Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan where he was also the Chairman of its Oversight Committee having overall responsibility to review and monitor the regulations and policy matters.

Mr. Saad Iqbal


Mr. Saad Iqbal was appointed Director on November 4, 2016. Mr. Saad Iqbal is a graduate of Curry College, USA in Business Communication. He is also holds a Postgraduate Diploma in International Business Management (2009) from Kingston University, United Kingdom.

Mr. Saad Iqbal is the Chief Executive of Gul Ahmed Bio Films Limited, Swift Textile Mills (Private) Limited and Metro Solar Power Limited. His other Directorships are on the Board of Directors of Millat Tractors Limited, Metro Power Company Limited, Metro Wind Power Limited, Metro Estate (Private) Limited, Tariq Glass Industries Limited and HUB Power Company Limited.

Ms. Zunaira Azhar

Ms. Zunaira

Ms. Zunaira Azhar has been appointed director of Company on December 31, 2018. Ms. Azhar has Masters Degree in Public Policy and Governance. She also qualified CSS (competitive examination) and holds M.Sc. in Child Development.

Ms. Azhar has civil services exposure, eight years of active broadcast journalism in the mainstream media outlets of Pakistan, and concurrently is a PhD fellow in UK. She has a multifaceted and dynamic exposure to the public sector, socio-political and security arena of Pakistan. A strong research and development has been her forte throughout her academic and professional stream. She was selected by the State Department (US) in 2012, to represent Pakistan in the South Asian Group under the Edward. R Murrow Exchange Program. Under this initiative, young emerging leader and journalists from throughout the globe were invited to observe and report the mechanism and transparency of the electoral system in USA.

Mr. Javed Akhtar

Mr. Javed Akhtar has appointed Director on February 19, 2020. He is the Member (Power) of the Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority WAPDA. Mr. Akhtar has more than 32 years’ experience in Operation, maintenance, Rehabilitation, Construction and Management of Hydro Power Plant, Procurement and Inventory Management, Human Resource Management, Rehabilitation of old Hydro Power Plants, negotiation with International Donor Agencies like USAID, World Bank & AFD for Project Funding, Coordination with various Ministries for Rehabilitation and Development Projects, Capacity Development of Organization, Strategic and Financial Planning.

Mr. Akhtar is a B.Sc. Engineering (Mechanical) and also holds Master Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Glasgow University Scotland, United Kingdom. He also attended various trainings/short courses in Pakistan and abroad. He also a Member on the Board of Directors of Neelum Jhelum Hydropower Company Limited and Diamer Basha Dam Company.

Mr.Naveed Asghar Chaudhary

Mr. Naveed Asghar Chaudhry has appointed Director on February 19, 2020. He is Fulbright Scholar and has done his MS in Finance and MA in Economics from Georgia State University, USA and an MBA from Australian National University. In addition, he has a BS in Electrical Engineering from University of Engineering & Technology Lahore. He belongs to the Pakistan Audit & Accounts Service and possesses more than 18 years of professional working experience. During his career he has served at senior positions including Director of a Department of the Auditor General of Pakistan, Economic Specialist at US Consulate General Karachi and Directing Staff at Civil Services Academy, Lahore.

He is a Member Finance/General Manager Finance of the Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA). Mr. Asghar is also a Director on the Board of Directors of Neelum Jhelum Hydropower Company Limited, Diamer Basha Dam Company and First Credit and Investment Bank Limited. He is Member of American Economic Association, member of American Finance Association and Member of Pakistan Engineering Council.

Directors Office Addresses
Lt General (Retd) Muzammil Hussain The Pakistan Water & Power Development Authority, 701-WAPDA House, Shahrah-e-Quaid-e-Azam, Lahore
Mr. Aftab Mahmood Butt 5 B/3, Gulberg III, Lahore
Mr. Aqeel Ahmed Nasir United Bank Limited, 2nd Floor Plaza No. 333, Z-Block Phase III, DHA Lahore
Mr. Hafiz Muhammad Yousaf 5 B/3, Gulberg III, Lahore
Mr. Saad Iqbal 36-F, Block-6, P.E.C.H.S, Karachi
Ms. Zunaira Azhar AAP News, 51-N, Gurumangat Road Gulberg, Lahore
Mr. Javed Akthar 738-WAPDA House, Shahrah-e-Quaid-e-Azam, Lahore
Mr. Naveed Asghar Chaudhary 738-WAPDA House, Shahrah-e-Quaid-e-Azam, Lahore