Mr. Shahid Mahmood
Federal Secretary Finance
Mr. Shahid Mahmood is Federal Secretary Finance and a nominated Director since June 19, 2017. He holds Master’s degree in English Literature from Government College, Lahore (1982), and Bachelor’s degree in Economics & Statistics from the same institution. He has attended IMF Course on ‘Financial Programming and Policy’ held at IMF Institute, Washington DC, USA (2001) and IMF Regional Course on “Macro Economic Impact on the Budget” held at LUMS, Lahore (2001). Mr. Mahmood joined the Civil Service of Pakistan in 1984 and over the course of his career, has held various Secretariat, Field and Staff assignments. In the Secretariat of Government of the Punjab, he held assignments of Secretary Planning & Development, Secretary Mines and Minerals, Secretary Tourism & Resort Development, and Special Secretary, Finance Department. He has held field assignments including Deputy Commissioner, Sialkot (1998-2000) and Chief Commissioner, Islamabad (2009-10), Director General, Lahore Development Authority (2008-09) and Commercial Counselor, Embassy of Pakistan, Beijing, China (2002-06). The Staff jobs held by him include; Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister, Punjab (2013), Additional Secretary (External Finance)/Special Assistant to Finance Minister, Government of Pakistan (2013-15). He was Special Secretary Finance Division before assigning responsibilities as Secretary to the Government of Pakistan, Finance Division, Islamabad. His work experience with International Agencies includes: Senior Adviser to the Executive Director in the International Monetary Fund, Washington DC, representing Pakistan on the IMF Executive Board and Chief Negotiator for Pakistan in the establishment of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).