Engr. Dr Tahir Masood, a well-known professional engineer of Pakistan who possesses a highly distinguished academic and professional record has taken over the charge of Managing Director/President of National Engineering Services Pakistan (Pvt) Limited (NESPAK).
He secured second position in BSc Civil Engineering (Honours) in 1983 at UET Lahore and was awarded a Silver Medal and a Merit Scholarship by the Government of Pakistan for graduate studies.
He obtained MS in Civil Engineering in 1986 and PhD in Civil Engineering in 1990, both from the University of California, Berkeley, USA.
Dr Masood is well-versed with the various disciplines of engineering and carries a diverse work record of 34 years in Corporate Management, Project Management, Geotechnical, Hydro & Thermal Power Engineering and Dams.
He started his career as a junior engineer with NESPAK back in 1984 and later served on key positions in other high profile engineering organizations like M/s Balfour Kilpatrick Limited (from 1996 to 2000) and M/s Habib Rafiq Pvt Limited (from 2001 to 2006). Before assuming the charge of MD NESPAK, he was serving as the Chief Executive Officer of M/s Berkeley Associates (Pvt) Ltd.
During his illustrious career, he has worked on many mega projects of national importance such as 1223MW CCPP Balloki, 1180MW CCPP Bhikki Power Project, 2x330MW Engro Thar Coal Fired Power Project, Sind-Engro Coal Mining Project, Orange Line Metro Train Project, Tarbela 4th Extension Project, 1450MW Ghazi Barotha Hydropwer Project, Chashma Hydropower Project, Khanki Barrage Project and a large number of hydropower and dam projects across the country.
Dr Masood has been an avid writer and has a large number of technical publications to his credit. He has also been a guest speaker at many institutions including UET Lahore, Govt Engineering Academy, Lahore etc. In the field of research, he has served as a Research Engineer at the University of California at Berkeley, USA.