Mr. Omar Hamid Khan

Secretary ECP

Over 30 years of experience in socio-economic analysis both on international and domestic issues. Specialized in the political economies of developing countries. Comprehensive understanding of Pakistan’s economic, social and geo strategic needs and priorities and an understanding of development in the region.

Thorough understanding of Government of Pakistan’s governance issues, policies and procedures. Senior level experience in policy formulation, strategy development and program design and re-engineering of govt departments. Well versed in the dynamics of building a successful interactive relationship between government and the development partners.


Specializing in Public Financial Management
Economic Development Assistance and Financial Inclusion, with a view to building stakeholder relations
Designing appropriate interventions and enhancing the socio - political understanding of National and International organizations operating in Pakistan
Extensive knowledge of best practices in Public Affairs/Government Liaison
Strategic Communications and Issue Management.


  • Secretary, Election Commission of Pakistan
  • Secretary, Ministry of National Food Security & Research (April, 2020 to November, 2020
  • Special Secretary Ministry of Finance (January, 2019 - April, 2020)
  • Secretary Benazir Income Support Programme – BISP (October, 2017 to January, 2019)
  • Additional Finance Secretary (Expenditure) Ministry of Finance (June, 2017 - October, 2017)
  • Additional Secretary, Economic Affairs Division / EAD (January, 2014 - February,2017)
  • Senior Joint Secretary EAD; Interior and Cabinet Division (2012-2014)


  • Induction into the Pakistan Civil Service in 1989 after successfully passing the competitive Central Superior Services Examination and completion of training in the Civil Services Academy (OMG / Secretariat Group).
  • Masters of Science (Zoology) 1986 University Of The Punjab Lahore, Pakistan
  • Bachelor of Science 1982 Government College Lahore, Pakistan
  • Matriculation and Intermediate from Cadet College Hasanabdal (1973 - 1978)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in 1986 University of The Punjab Lahore, Pakistan International Affairs (1 year)
  • National Security & War Course (NSC), 2010 National Defense University ISB, Pakistan Senior Management Course (SMC) 2008 National School of Public Policy LHR, PK


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