LAHORE (PR) - Dr Fiaz Ahmad Chaudhry has taken over the charge of Managing Director, National Transmission & Despatch Company Limited (NTDCL). Dr Chaudhry was appointed by the NTDCL Board of Directors with the concurrence of Government of Pakistan on June 30, 2016.

Dr Chaudhry is an electrical engineer by profession with over 31 years of experience in power sector in national and international utility/consulting industry including WAPDA, SCECO-East, Acres International/Hatch Ltd. He possesses BSc, MSc and PhD degrees in electrical engineering from UET Lahore, IIT, Chicago, IL, USA and Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA respectively. Besides, he attended many management and technical courses from renowned institutions.

His expertise includes corporate management, power system expansion planning, functional and technical specifications for electrical facilities, secure power system operation, project management and HVDC/FACTS.

He also possesses profound experience in working with consultants, utility boards, government and international funding agencies for developing and implementing long-term power infrastructure projects. He managed projects around the globe including Canada, USA, Ghana, Guatemala, India, Indonesia, New Caledonia, Saudi Arabia, Tanzania, Uganda and Pakistan.