Dr Hasan Sohaib Murad (1959-2018)

Founding Chairman

Dr Hasan Sohaib Murad was a renowned scholar of Management, Philosophy and Inventive Business Studies. Besides his entrepreneurial success in the shape of University of Management and Technology (HEC’s W4 Category university with 13 Schools and 5Institutes educating 16,000+ students), he holds over 25 silver years of practically diverse experience as he has strived to build world class business support units in the areas of Finance, Sensitive and Defense Technology, Mobile Technology, Leadership, Supply Chain, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Town Planning, Micro and Macro Level Academia.

Dr Hasan Sohaib Murad served as Rector, University of Management of Technology (UMT), Lahore, since 2004. In 2017, he became Chairman of ILM Trust, a position he continued to hold before his passing away in 2018.

Before the inception of UMT, he held the position as Director General, Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) from 1992 to 1999. He also acted as Chairman for ILM Colleges, The Knowledge School Network, MIZAB Engineering, I-Ways International, First IBL Modaraba and Association for Academic Quality, (AFAQ). Dr Hasan was the President of Association of Management Development Institutions in Pakistan (AMDIP) for four years. He was the Member Executive Board and Executive Council of Association of Management Development Institutions in South Asia (AMDISA), and Asia Academy of Management respectively. Dr Hasan Sohaib Murad also held positions as Member, Board of Governors of Institute of Policy Studies (IPS), Tricastmedia (Pvt) Ltd and International Business Forum, Turkey.

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