Waseem Qazi

Educated at Middlesex University and graduating with a B.Eng. (Honors) degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mr. Qazi began his career in the aviation industry, spending 16 years as an engineer with PIA looking after aircraft engines. A switch to the energy sector with General Electric, and an award-winning 14 year career in the industry, led him to becoming Chief Executive for Descon Power Solutions in 2013. His expertise in managing and operating teams of energy and power specialists, ensures that he now helms a 380- strong team of highly skilled individuals that provide state-of-the-art power plant operations and maintenance (O&M) services for thermal and renewable power plants in Pakistan. An active philanthropist, and an advocate for the Blind, through his support of the Baluchistan Blind Welfare Relief Association, his life outside Descon is spent fundraising for the blind and those affected by natural disasters and internal displacement. He also represented the private sector as an honorary member of the Board of Directors at the Technical Institute in Quetta.