Prof. Safdar Ali Butt

Designation

Professor Emeratus

Contact Information
Phone : Ext: 185
Profile Summary
Over 25 years financial management experience at senior/board levels including seven years with large multinationals. Another 25 years academic experience. Also operated as an independent financial consultant to major industrial concerns. Served as director of four financial institutions including Askari Commercial Bank, Askari Leasing, Askari general Insurance Co. and Bank of Azad Jammu & Kashmir. Author of 34 text books, 19 published from Kenya, 8 from UK, and 7 from Pakistan, in addition to numerous articles and research papers.
Qualification
MCom Finance Karachi University, Pakistan
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Senior Lecturer Advanced Accounting and Financial Management at the Kenya Institute of Administration, Nairobi, Kenya 1975 - 1979
Lecturer Kenya Polytechnic, Nairobi 1971 - 1975
Headmaster Boarding secondary school in Kenya 1969 - 1971
Professor Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Islamabad Campus
Industrial EXPERIENCE
Director (Non-executive board member) Bank of Azad Jammu & Kashmir 2006 - 2012
Director (Non-executive board member) Askari General Insurance Co Ltd 1995 - 1999
Director (Non-executive board member) Askari Leasing Ltd 1994 - 1999
Director (Non-executive board member) Askari Commercial Bank Ltd 1992 - 1999
Director Finance Army Welfare Trust, Rawalpindi, Pakistan Also served as director on the board of all the companies owned/controlled by AWT including Askari Bank, Askari General Insurance, Askari Leasing, Askari Cement, etc. 1991 - 1999
Director Finance Army Welfare Trust (AWT) 1991 - 1999
Director Finance Attock Textile Mills Ltd, Rawalpindi. 1988 - 1991
Chief Accountant Caltex Oil (Kenya) Ltd 1982 - 1986
Finance Manager B.A.T. Kenya Developments Ltd 1981 - 1982
Chief Accountant/Company Secretary Johnson & Johnson (Kenya) Ltd., Nairobi 1979 - 1981
Research Areas / Interests
Finance, Corporate Governance, Corporate Social Responsibility
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