Board of Directors


Anwar Saifullah Khan

Anwar Saifullah Khan is Chairman and Director of a number of Group companies. After obtaining his Masters degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Oxford University, UK, he further supplemented his educational credentials by taking a Masters degree in Public Administration from University of Southern California, USA.
Anwar Saifullah Khan joined the Civil Service of Pakistan in 1970. He held a number of command and administrative appointments. He was the Consul General of Pakistan in Montreal, Canada from 1980 to 1984. He resigned from the Civil Service in 1984 to join the Group businesses. He was elected a Member of the National Assembly (Parliament) in 1988 (1988-1990) and Senator in 1990 (1990 to 1997). He served as the Federal Minister for Environment and Urban Affairs from 1991 to 1993 and Federal Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources from 1994 to 1996

Javed Saifullah Khan

Mr. Javed Saifullah Khan is the Chairman of Saif Group of Companies. He joined the Group in 1973 and since 1981 he has headed the Group, and has been responsible for promoting new ventures and transforming the Group into the diversified business it is today.

Mr. Khan is a globally acclaimed business leader with deep and comprehensive expertise in introducing new projects in emerging markets. He is credited with launching Mobilink, the first ever GSM cellular company in the subcontinent, in JV partnership with Motorola. He also developed Trans World Associates, Pakistan’s first private sector undersea fiber optic cable system of 1300 KM between Pakistan, Oman and UAE. His efforts led to development of the Mediterranean Textile Company in Egypt as a JV of Saif Group with local Egyptian partners. MTC produces yarn for the premium segment of the European shirting market and is one of the top exporters of Egypt in textile spinning industry.

In recognition of his expertise of Pakistan’s corporate sector and his services to bringing foreign direct investment into Pakistan, the Government of Pakistan awarded him the prestigious Sitara I Imtiaz, one of Pakistan’s highest Civil Awards, in 2007.

He continues to serve as Member – Board of Investment, Government of Pakistan. He has served twice as Chairman of All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA). He also formerly served as Member Board of Directors of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), Habib Bank Limited, and Mobilink.

Mr. Khan graduated with a BA in Economics & History from Carnegie Mellon University and went on to receive his MBA from the University of Pittsburgh in 1973. 

Jehangir Saifullah Khan
Director / CEO




Jehangir Saifullah Khan joined the Group after graduating from University of Virginia, USA in 2001. After successfully managing the Group’s Textile operations for three years, he moved to Saif Telecom, where he was involved in developing and securing financing for Pakistan’s first under-sea fiber optic cable system TW-1.

He was made the Chief Operating Officer of Saif Energy Ltd; the Group’s Oil & Gas Exploration & Production Company in January 2006 and is presently the Chief Executive Officer of Saif Energy Ltd.

Mr. Khan has worked with Merrill Lynch, Salomon Smith Barney and ABN AMRO Bank while being a student. He is also the member of the Young President’s Organization (YPO). He has also served as Member Executive Committee of the prestigious Pakistan Petroleum Exploration & Production Association (PPEPCA) in Pakistan.


Hamid Masood Sohail



Mr. H. Masood Sohail has done his Bsc and Msc degrees from the University of Michigan, USA. He has over 30 years of oil and gas experience. Prior to his joining Saif Energy Ltd , he remained the Managing Director/Chief Executive of Pakistan Petroleum Limited from 1990 to 1997, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Pakistan Petroleum Limited. He has also served as Director on the board of Oil and Gas Development Company Limited, Sui Southern Gas Company Limited & Burshane Limited. He has also been Advisor to the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Resources, Government of Pakistan, from 1999 to 2003

Javed Hussain  



Mr. Javed Hussain received his B.Sc degree from Punjab University and then graduated in Gas Engineering from University of Aston Birmingham, UK. Prior to his joining SEL, he remained Managing Director of Sui Southern Gas Company for six years and Managing Director of Sui Northern Gas Co for more than one year. He has also been director on boards of Pakistan Petroleum Limited(PPL), PIP & SNGPL. Presently he is also Director of Board of Interstate Gas Co. Ltd.

Osman Saifullah Khan



Osman Saifullah Khan is a Director of the Saif Group of Companies. He joined the group in 1995 and has been serving as the Chief Executive of Saif and Kohat Textile Mills Ltd Since 1999.

Mr. Osman S Khan has been elected to a number of key appointments at All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) including:

Central Vice – Chairman
Chairman – NWFP Zone (two terms)
Member – Central Managing Committee (two terms)

Osman Saifullah Khan holds a Masters in Engineering, Economics and Management from Christ Church, the University of Oxford. Osman is currently on leave perusing his MBA from Stanford University.

Omar Saifullah Khan



Omar Saifullah Khan holds a Bachelors degree in Applied Economics from Cornell University, a Masters in Telecommunications and Information System from Johns Hopkins University and an MBA from Columbia University. He joined the Saif Group in 2005 as Vice President.

He is responsible for the strategic planning and business development operations of the Saif Group. He also assists the Chairman and Co-chairman in the Group’s operations, project management and planning.

His areas of expertise include global and regional business issues, priorities of capital and financial flows as well as current management best practices having recently returned from the United States after several years of education and work.

He brings with him extensive work experience at FLAG Telecom.



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