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Syed Shahid ALI

Syed Shahid ALI

Shahid ALI
Entry in the IOC 1996
Country PAK (Pakistan)
Born 29 December 1946
Masters Degree in Economics, Government College, University of the Punjab (1969); worked on UNCTAD project at Institute of Economics and Statistics, Oxford University (1970-1971); graduate diploma in Development Economics, Oxford University (1972); graduate diploma in Management Science, Manchester University (1973)

Management Trainee with Coats Patons Limited, UK (1973-1976); Managing Director, Treet Corporation Limited; Executive Director, Zulfeqar Industries Limited; Director of International General Insurance Company of Pakistan Limited, RYK Dairies Limited, S.S Farms, Loads Limited, Packages Limited; Chairman of Liaquat National Hospital, Gulab Devi Hospital, Pakistan Red Crescent Society; Patron-in-Chief for the Government Shadab Training Institute for Mentally Challenged Children

Sports practised
Polo (at national level), hockey, football

Sports career
Captained the Oxford University polo teams (1972); represented Pakistan in polo against British, American, Iranian, Jordanian, Brazilian, Nigerian, Indian, Australian, South African and Brunei teams (1972)

Sports administration
President of the Lahore Polo Club for five years; President of the Pakistan Wrestling Federation; Executive Board Member of the Pakistan National Olympic Committee; President of the Punjab Olympic Association; Vice-President of the South Asia Wrestling Federation (1989-1993); Patron of the South Asia Wrestling Federation (1993-); Executive Board Member of the Pakistan Polo Association

IOC History
Member of the following Commissions: Olympic Solidarity (1997-2001), Coordination for the 1st Summer Youth Olympic Games in 2010 in Singapore (2008-2011), Finance (2002-2014), Sport for All (2005-2015), Philately, Numismatic and Memorabilia (2014-2015), Sport and Active Society (2015-); International Olympic Truce Foundation (2007-)