Air Marshal Arshad Mahmood Malik is a nominated Director since October 17, 2018. He was subsequently elected as President & CEO on October 26, 2018, and Chairman on December 28, 2018. Before joining PIA, Air Marshal Malik was Vice Chief of the Air Staff (VCAS) of Pakistan Air Force (PAF). He joined PAF in 1978 with 76th GD (P) course and was commissioned as a fighter pilot in December 1983. He has flown various trainer and fighter aircraft, including Mirage, F-6, F-7P, and F-7PG. During his illustrious career, he had commanded a fighter squadron, a flying wing, an operational airbase and a regional air command. He has also overseen and coordinated the development/manufacturing of JF-17 Thunder fighter aircraft. Air Marshal Malik has served as Chairman of Pakistan Aeronautical Complex, Kamra. His staff appointments include Personal Staff Officer to Chief of the Air Staff, Director Operations Project, Director Operational Requirement and Development, Assistant Chief of Air Staff (OR&D), Chief Project Director JF-17, and Deputy Chief of the Air Staff (Personnel) at Air Headquarters. He is a graduate of Combat Commanders’ School, Air War College, National Defence University and Air Command and Staff College, United States of America. In recognition of his meritorious services, he had been awarded Hilal-i-Imtiaz (Military), Sitara-i-Imtiaz (Military) and Tamgha-i-Imtiaz (Military). He is a Member of the PIACL Board Finance Committee, Board HR & Compensation Committee, Board Procurement Committee as well as Board COE Committee.

Mr Amos Nadeem
Chief Financial Officer

Mr Amos Nadeem is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) and carries a diversified experience of twenty-eight years. His work experience includes transformational projects at ICI Pakistan, PARCO and Pakistan Telecommunications Company Limited. He has also worked with Marie Stopes International (a London based NGO) in the international team as Director Finance for West Asia region. He posses a strong and varied experience in both strategic and operational roles in leading teams through change, building relationships with internal and external stakeholders and leading innovation at work place for value addition. He is ex-officio director of PIA subsidies vis Skyrooms (Pvt) Ltd. He is also ex-officio Trustee of Al-Shifa Trust.


Dr. Muhammad Altaf Tahir TI(M)
Company Secretary

Dr Muhammad Altaf Tahir (Tamgha-e-Imtiaz Military) is the Company Secretary of Pakistan International Airlines Corporations Ltd (PIACL) since April 2021. He is also Secretary Board Audit Committee (BAC), Secretary Human Resource & Nomination Committee (BHR&NC), Secretary Board Procurement Committee (BPC) and Secretary Council of Chiefs (COC). He joined PIACL in July 2011 as General Manager and headed various divisions including Security, Vigilance, Investigation, Accountability and Sports. Got the honour to be the Principal of PIA Training Centre (PTC) and President of Al-Shifa Trust.

He holds a master’s degree in International Relations (IR) and did a PhD (Criminology) from the University of Karachi (UoK). He also holds an LLB degree from Sindh University and remained an alumnus of IBA Karachi. He has been a member board of studies and visiting faculty UoK.

Before joining PIA, he had the honour of performing duties of sensitive nature in the most prestigious, prime Intelligence institutions of the country as well as in the Civil Armed Forces for almost 3 decades. He remained a Staff officer with many senior General Officers and performed the duties of Protocol/Security of the Prime Minister of Pakistan. In recognition of his meritorious services, had been awarded of Tamgha-e-Imtiaz (Military)

He is a member of many literary societies and think tanks of Pakistan and has written many articles and books including the renowned Book ‘Tafheem ul Bashur’.



Mr Sheikh Bilal Shams
Chief Internal Auditor

Mr Sheikh Bilal Shams is a Fellow Chartered Accountant and Masters in Economics. He is also an Associate Member of the Institute of Bankers of Pakistan. He possesses 12 years of post-qualification experience and 18 years total professional experience in Internal & External Audit, Internal Controls, Accounts & Finance, in the financial / non-financial sector at senior management level advising Board of Directors and Board Audit Committee. He has vast experience in developing and implementing Internal Control systems particularly in Commercial Banking, Investment Banks and Islamic Banking. He was part of various management committees for the implementation of SBP regulatory requirements such as EFT regulations, Enterprise Technology Governance and Risk Management Framework. Previously, he has served as Divisional Head Overseas & Information System Audit in Bank AlFalah, Head of Internal Control Department Sindh Bank, Manager Group Internal Audit Emirates NBD / Emirates Islamic Bank (UAE) and AVP Internal Audit / Group Compliance Officer IGI Financial Services. He completed his mandatory CA training from KPMG Taseer Hadi & Co., a member firm of KPMG International including two International Secondments to KPMG Oman & KPMG Cambodia.