Mr. Shabbar Zaidi
Mr. Shabbar Zaidi is a graduate with distinction from Hailey College of Commerce, Lahore, and a Chartered Accountant. He is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (FCA). Mr. Zaidi has served as the Chairman of the Federal Board of Revenue, GOP, for 2019 - 2020. Previously, Mr. Zaidi also served as a Caretaker at the Ministry of Finance, Board of Revenue, Excise and Taxation, Government of Sindh. In addition, he has been Territory Senior Partner at AF Ferguson & Co. till 2019. He has also been the Founder and Director of the Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance from 2003-2009.
Mr. Zaidi has been involved in extensive interactions with regulatory authorities on domestic and international levels. In addition, he has also been part of the representation to authorities regarding practical issues and suggested measures and recommendations for reforms. Further, Mr. Zaidi has also written several books, which include: (a) A journey for clarity – An analysis of some accounting concepts in taxation matters; (b) Pakistan: Not a failed State; (c) Panama Leaks: A Blessing in disguise – Offshore assets of Pakistani Citizens; and (d) Rich people Poor Country – The story of fiscal and foreign exchange policies in Pakistan.