Board of Director


Dr. M. Humayun Khan
Chairman Of The Board of Directors

Dr. M. Humayun Khan was born in 1932 at Abbottabad in the then North West Frontier Province. He was educated at Bishop Cotton School, Simla, Trinity College, Cambridge and Lincoln's Inn London. He is an M.A (Cantab) and Bar-at-Law. Later, he attended the University of Southern California, Los Angeles and earned a doctorate in public administration. He topped the list of successful candidates in the Central Superior Services exam and joined the Civil Service of Pakistan in 1955.
He served on the Frontier as Assistant Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner, Political Agent and Secretary to THE Government till 1973, when he transferred to the Pakistan Foreign Service. There he became Ambassador to Bangladesh, India and the United Kingdom. He was Foreign Secretary of Pakistan in 1988-89. After retirement from the diplomatic service, he was appointed head of the Commonwealth Foundation in London in 1993 and held that office till 2000, when he returned to Pakistan. He has been Chairman of Biafo since 2013. He is also Chairman of the Institute of Rural Development, Pakistan and a director of the National Rural Support Programme, both non-profit organizations.