Trustee

Ghias Khan is the 4th President & CEO of Engro Corporation. Since he came on board at the end of 2016, Ghias has been instrumental in revamping Engro’s strategy, culture, and global outreach. His leadership has helped position Engro Fertilizers as the premier seed-to-harvest solutions provider. Under his guidance, Engro has also earned numerous awards, both locally and globally, for enabling a thriving business environment, investing in the development of its people, upholding high standards of corporate governance,…
Christine Dawood grew up in a family business environment and started her own successful organic agriculture business on a commercial scale in Punjab. Christine is the Executive Coach and CEO of Next Step Now Ltd; she believes everybody can reach their full potential. She draws from a range of models and approaches but in particular cognitive behavioural, person-centred, solution-focused, and strengths-based methodologies. Owing to her German heritage in conjunction with her living in Asia for over a decade,…

Chairman

Mr. Abdul Samad Dawood currently serves as the Vice Chair of the Board of Dawood Hercules Corporation, the investment arm of the Dawood Group. Prior to this role, he was Vice Chair of the Board of Engro Corporation which remains one of DH Corp’s largest investments to date.   Mr. Dawood brings an investment focus to the Board of Trustees of the Dawood Foundation. He has a rich and diverse experience of management and governance that spans 20…
Sabrina Dawood is the Vice-Chairperson of The Dawood Foundation (TDF), a philanthropic organisation promoting education and informal learning. Under her leadership, initiatives commenced are TDF’s MagnifiScience Centre – a first of its kind interactive space that aims to spark scientific curiosity and enhance critical thinking, TDF Ghar – a 1930s house restored into a safe space for youth which preserves Karachi’s heritage and culture, and the Nature Series – which creates awareness about Pakistan’s environmental treasures, their impact…
Mr Hussain Dawood serves as the Chairman of The Dawood Foundation (TDF), focusing primarily on promoting and supporting the dissemination of value-based education and informal learning in Pakistan, particularly in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics. Besides TDF, Mr Dawood serves as the Chairman of the Board of the Dawood Hercules Corporation (DH Corp). As an entrepreneur, businessman, and philanthropist, he has driven the Dawood Hercules Group and its investments, since 2002, into new fields…
Kulsum Dawood is a Trustee on the Board of The Dawood Foundation, a philanthropic organisation under the Dawood Group. Mrs. Dawood also serves as a Trustee of the Family Welfare Co-operative Society, an organisation geared towards uplifting young, underprivileged Pakistani women, and is a member of DIL (Developments in Literacy – Karachi Chapter), which works for the development of literacy in Pakistan. Mrs Dawood takes her social and civic responsibilities seriously. She has supported various charities in healthcare,…
Shahzada Dawood served as a Director on the Boards of Dawood Hercules Corporation Ltd, Engro Corporation Ltd, DH Fertilizers Ltd, Dawood Corporation (Pvt.) Ltd, Engro Foods Ltd, Engro Vopak Terminal Ltd, Engro Eximp Ltd, Patek (Pvt.) Ltd, Engro Polymer & Chemicals Ltd, Sirius (Pvt.) Ltd, Tenaga Generasi Ltd, and Dawood Lawrencepur Ltd. He was a Trustee of The Dawood Foundation from 1996 to 2023. Mr. Shahzada was an M.Sc. in Global Textile Marketing from Philadelphia University, USA, an…