Dr. Musharraf Rasool Cyan joined PIACL as Chief Executive Officer on September 05, 2017. He holds a PhD in Economics from Georgia State University and MSc in Development Administration and Planning from University College London. He stood first in the nationwide competitive exam for central superior services of Government of Pakistan in 1990 and won gold medals for his performance in public management courses at the Civil Service Academy (National School of Public Policy). His doctoral studies in Economics focused on pricing, consumer behavior, competitive industry practices, taxation, investment in public assets, public services, quantitative methods and analytical tools for efficiency and effectiveness. Dr. Cyan has wide ranging experience in implementation of public sector programs in Pakistan, assuming leadership roles from early age and managing multiple agencies under his control.
Since completing his doctorate in economics, he has worked in Afghanistan, Cambodia, Egypt, Jordan, Macedonia, Nepal, Rwanda and the United States of America. These assignments have involved public sector reforms, behavior change and economics development and providing technical assistance to senior level government officials. He has provided technical assistance to World Bank, Asian Development Bank, United Nations Development Program, USAID and other international organizations. As per Companies Act 2017, he is Executive Director PIACL Board. He is Member of PIACL Board COE Committee, Finance Committee, HR & Compensation Committee as well as Procurement Committee.