- Engro Powergen Qadirpur Limited
Ali Athar is the Chief Financial Officer of Engro Powergen Qadirpur Limited (EPQL) and a member of the Management Committee of Engro Energy Limited. He is a Chartered Accountant by profession from Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP). Ali joined Engro in 2011 and over the last 10 years has worked in different finance roles across Engro Energy entities. In his last role, he was working as Manager Accounts in Sindh Engro Coal Mining Company (SECMC) and was also associated with Engro Energy Services Limited (EESL) in the capacity of CFO.
During his tenure in SECMC, he played a crucial role in monitoring / control of project cost for mine construction and submission of tariff true up petition, implementation of various fiscal incentives announced under ECC Incentive Package for Thar and review of key project agreements with an objective to optimize them from tax perspective. He ensured smooth transition of accounting / planning function of this entity into O&M Phase.
Ali was also part of finance team at EPQL during 2011 to 2016. He played a key role in various projects including listing of EPQL on Pakistan Stock Exchange in 2014 & recovery of insurance claim related to GT Rotor breakdown in 2013.