Mr. Javed Ahmad is an energy economist, oil, gas, coal, minerals & clean renewable energy exploration & development expert and environmentalist. He has 50 years of professional experience in oil & gas, coal, gemstones, minerals and renewable energy sectors. He has held various top executive level positions in energy sector and has worldwide exposure of latest research & developments in oil & gas and renewable energies especially in solar and geothermal energy. Since 1994 Mr. Javed Ahmad is Managing Director/CEO of a privately owned oil & gas exploration & production company. He is also managing as a partner two international petroleum companies in Pakistan. Mr. Javed is also Member on the Board of Directors of a number of Companies involved in oil & gas services, environment, clean renewable energies, water resources exploration & development. He has supervised a number of oil & gas, coal, minerals and geothermal energy exploration projects in Pakistan. He worked as General Manager Planning, in the State Cement Corporation of Pakistan under Ministry of Production, Government of Pakistan and implemented a crash program to convert all cement plants on furnace oil instead of natural gas to conserve indigenous natural gas resources. He has also worked on Tethyan copper- gold porphery Belt with the Geological Survey of Pakistan under Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources, Government of Pakistan. He also discovered the largest iron ore deposits of Pakistan located at Chinoit in the Punjab Province. He worked with the Balochistan Government and drafted the first Balochistan Mining Concession Rules for providing Legal Frame Work for the award & development of coal and mineral resources of the province. He was a Consultant to Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources, Government of Pakistan for drafting Mining Concession Laws in association with American Experts for the Large Scale Mining of Thar Coal deposits of Pakistan under the USAID Program. Mr. Javed has been advising many industrial groups in Pakistan for the setting up of different mineral based industrial projects.
Mr. Javed have spent about 10 years in remote, desert and hilly areas with the extremes of temperatures, 500C in summers and minus 100C in winters, living in tents where there was no electricity, no fuels, no sanitation facilities, no clean environment, no education or health care facilities, no safe drinking water and no reliable food for people and cattle. With all his long experience of living among people of resource poor areas in rural, desert, hilly and tribal areas and professional background and the knowledge gained after visiting a number of countries in the world, he resolved that “NON-AVAILABILITY OF ENERGY IS THE ROOT CAUSE OF ALL EVILS” like poverty, ignorance, under development, illiteracy, prejudices, terrorism, addiction to drugs which we can counter with the supply of sustainable & affordable energy to the people. With this mission in mind Mr. Javed Ahmad has founded “Energy Foundation – Pakistan” and has a dedication to provide, reliable, sustainable, affordable & clean energy to every citizen in the country and reducing the use of fossil fuels, through the promotion of renewable energy that will help in the poverty alleviation, energy, water, food & health security and sustainable socioeconomic development for Pakistan and reduction in Green House Gas emissions to counter CLIMATE CHANGE & GLOBAL WARMING.
Mr. Javed has obtained B.Sc. Honors in Geology from the University of Punjab, M.A Economics and LLB from the University of Balochistan. His other interests include studies on Peaceful Resolution of Conflicts and Poverty Reduction. He has received a Post Graduate Diploma in Environmental Law. He was awarded USAID Fellowship by the Balochistan Government and received training in USA, with US Bureau of Mines, US Geological Survey, U.S Civil Service Commission, Bureau of Training, and Michigan State University, in the fields of Mineral Exploration, Development and Administration. He also received a Post Graduate Diploma in Mine Management from Canada. Mr. Javed is a Member of many professional societies like, Geothermal Resource Council (GRC-USA), International Geothermal Association , Society of Petroleum Engineers of USA, American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers – USA, Pakistan Association of Petroleum Geologists and Geological Society of Pakistan.
Mr. Javed is also committed to philanthropy and is founder Chairman of “Javedan Foundation”, since 2000, involved in women empowerment, poverty alleviation, rehabilitation of destitute people, safe drinking water, clean environment in rural areas & schools and protection of cultural and archeological heritage for a peace full civil society in Pakistan.
Currently Mr. Javed Ahmad is working on the development of different geothermal & solar energy projects to overcome the energy shortages in Pakistan, and to counter Climate Change and Global Warming. Mr. Javed is also Founder/ Chairman of Al Noor Solar Foundation & promoting solar energy in Pakistan. He has started a campaign to use geothermal energy for space heating, cooling, supply of hot water and power generation.
He is preparing a Model to provide, sustainable, & affordable energy after the year 2035, to the people of Pakistan, without using any fossil fuel through the development of clean, renewable, green energy resources.
MR. JAVED AHMAD AS A FOUNDING CHAIRMAN OF “ENERGY FOUNDATION – PAKISTAN” HAS THE VISION FOR A SUSTAINABLE SOCIO-ECONOMIC GREEN REVOLUTION THROUGH USE OF CLEAN RENEWABLE ENERGY RESOURCES FOR ENERGY, WATER, FOOD & HEALTH SECURITY, PROSPERITY OF THE PEOPLE OF PAKISTAN AND PROTECTION OF ENVIRONMENT FOR OUR FUTURE GENERATIONS.
FOUNDER/ CHAIRMAN’ S MESSAGE :
We need to take concrete actions to provide clean, sustainable & affordable energy for water, food & energy security AND Reduce Green House Gas Emissions to counter Climate Change & Global Warming and protect the Environment on the Earth Planet for our Future Generations.