Dr. Kamran Shams


Dr. Kamran held many important positions during his career; he worked in the Federal Secretariat, Establishment Division, and Ministry of Industries and Production. He remained Deputy Director, at Civil Services Academy, worked as Additional Director at the Directorate of Training and Research (Customs, Sales Tax), he worked as Secretary, Human Resource Management at the Central Board of Revenue (CBR) and was part of the team responsible for the restructuring of HR format of CBR. After resigning from Civil Service he joined Habib Bank as Head of HR-Retail Banking Group, he joined HBL at a time when the bank was being privatized and major structural and strategic changes were planned and implemented. He also worked as a Human Resource Consultant with Canada Pakistan Basic Education Project, a project of (CIDA) Canadian International Development Agency. Dr. Kamran Shams is also amongst the founding directors of Akhuwat, an Interest-Free Microfinance institution working for the poverty alleviation in Pakistan.


MBA IBA, University of the Punjab, Lahore – 1998
BSc (English) University of the Punjab, Lahore – 1989
MBBS King Edward Medical College, Lahore – 1988
BA(Mass Communication) University of the Punjab, Lahore – 1986
FSc from Forman Christian College, Lahore – 1982
Matriculation Crescent Model School, Lahore – 1979


Chief Executive Officer, The Punjab Educational Endowment Fund (PEEF) – Feb, 09 to date
Canada Pakistan Basic Education Project – July, 07 to Dec, 08
Head of HR- Retail Banking Group Senior Vice President Habib Bank Ltd. – Sept 05 to July 07
Secretary HRM, Punjab, Central Board of Revenue (CBR), Islamabad – Nov 2003 to Sept 2005
Deputy Director (Training and Research), Customs, Sales Tax and Central Excise, Central Region – Jan, 2001 to Nov, 2003
Section Officer Inquiries, Establishment Division, Islamabad – June 2000 to Jan, 2001
Deputy Director (Finance), Civil Services Academy – June 1998 to July 2000
Assistant / Deputy Director Admin. Civil Services Academy (CSA) – Jan 1993 to June 1998
Probationary Officer, Civil Services Academy – Oct 91 to June 92
Medical Officer, Basic Health Unit – Dec 90 to Oct 91
Founding Member of Akhuwat, Director Akhuwat till date