Waqar had a distinguished career spanning over 27 years in the chemical industry with the ICI plc group, UK and later with Akzo Nobel in Pakistan and the UK. In the last 15 years he has held senior leadership positions with these groups, which included Chief Executive of ICI Pakistan Limited, Chief Executive and Chairman Pakistan PTA Limited (now Lotte Pakistan Limited).
His other current engagements are Chairman of Sui Southern Gas Corporation and Director of IGI Insurance Limited. He has also served as Director on the Board of State Bank of Pakistan, Oil & Gas Development Company Limited, President of the Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce & Industry and Management Association of Pakistan.
An Alumnus of Harvard Business School and INSEAD, Waqar is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales.
He joined the Board in 2007.