Rear Admiral (Retired) Syed Ahmed Baqar, HI (M)

Chief Operating Officer, INFAQ Foundation & CDSS.

  • Served Pakistan Navy of about 39 years (1964 – 2003).
  • Held important command, staff and instructional appointments at sea and ashore including Deputy Chief of Naval Staff (Training & Personnel), Commander  Karachi, Principal Secretary to the Chief and Directing Staff at National Defence College.
  • Commanded several PN Ships, an establishment and Destroyers’ Squadron.
  • Attended numerous professional courses in Pakistan and abroad.
  • Held the position of Advisor Education & Training, Bahria Foundation where he was responsible for education audit/monitoring for chain of nearly 3 dozens colleges all over Pakistan, planning business interest through educational and training projects in Pakistan and abroad and implementing and monitoring quality assurance in Bahria Colleges.
  • Served as Member, Sindh Public Service Commission and its Member (Examination) from 2003 to 2008.
  • Did Masters in Science (Defence & Strategic Studies) from Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad.
  • Joined CDSS in 2008 as Chief Operating Officer placing his rich and diversified experience at the disposal of the Centre for academic and management leadership of respective teams.
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