Jul 12

Tariq Malik promoted and appointed as Chairman, NADRA

Karachi: Government of Pakistan has promoted Tariq Malik as Chairman of National Database Registration Authority from Deputy Chairman in the place of Ali Arshad Hakeen, who has been deputed to Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) as Chairman.Tariq Malik

Malik played different strategic management role as Deputy Chairman in the past four years.He was leading Network Directorate of NADRA as General Manager. He also led NADRA Technologies in the capacity of CEO. Mr. Malik brings 20 years of strategic management experience in implementing high profile citizen centric technology solutions in Pakistan, Kenya, Nigeria, Bangladesh, United States of America, and Bahrain.

He is well-known in the project and technology management as a successful CIO, Senior Consultant Information Systems, Speaker, Writer, Trainer and Researcher of Information Technology in Public Sector. Prior to joining NADRA, he worked as Chief of Technology in the largest county of State of Michigan, USA.

Malik has done Masters Degree in International Management from Heidelberg, Germany. He holds M.Sc. degree in Computer Sciences from Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad as well. His studies took him to John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Massachusetts, and Stanford University, USA as well.

Malik won the ‘CIO of the Year’ award. Panels of judges consisting of eminent computer scientists, IT experts and technology gurus have selected Malik for the said award by dint of his contribution in transforming NADRA from an identity card issuing authority to a profitable international business organization.It is rolling out cutting edge biometric technology solutions, which results in good governance.

Malik won “ID People Award 2011″ by ID World EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) in Abu Dhabi, He also won the distinguished “ID Outstanding Achievement Award 2009″ by ID World Congress based in Milan, Italy and “Excellence Award 2002 Michigan, USA” for implementing Innovative Citizen Centric e-government Solutions.