Hussain Dawood

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Hussain Dawood
Born 1943
Bantava, Gujrat, British India
Nationality Pakistani
Education Northwestern University, USA,
Sheffield University, UK[1]
Children Azmeh Dawood
Shahzada Dawood
Sabrina Dawood
Abdul Samad Dawood
Parent(s) Ahmed Dawood, Mariam Dawood

Hussain Dawood (Urdu: حسین داؤد‎) (born 1943) is a Pakistani industrialist, educationist and philanthropist, with origins from Bantva, Gujarat in pre-partition British India.[1] He is the Chairman[2] of Dawood Hercules Corporation Limited. He is also the Chairman[3] of Engro Corporation Limited, Hub Power Company Limited,[4][5] Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund[6][7] and The Dawood Foundation.

His social activities include Karachi Education Initiative’s Karachi School for Business & Leadership.[8] He also serves as a Member of the Government of Pakistan Education Task Force, Director of the Pakistan Business Council,[9] Pakistan Centre for Philanthropy, Beaconhouse National University and is a Global Charter Member of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE).[10]

Hussain Dawood has an MBA degree from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, United States, and a graduate in Metallurgy from Sheffield University, UK.[1]

Philanthropic Work[edit]

The Dawood Foundation is a private charitable trust in Pakistan, formed by Hussain’s father, Ahmed Dawood, in 1961. Hussain Dawood assumed the chairmanship of it in 2000. It operates various schools and supports The Citizens Foundation and the Engro Foundation. It has also done work in the sphere of medical care and has assisted those affected by the 2005 earthquake, 2010 floods, and the tsunami of 2004 in Pakistan.[7]


  1. ^ a b c, Educational Profile of Hussain Dawood, Retrieved 16 May 2016
  2. ^ Hussain Dawood – Chairman, Dawood Hercules Corp.,, Profile of Hussain Dawood, Retrieved 16 May 2016
  3. ^, Chairman Engro Corporation, Hussain Dawood, Retrieved 16 May 2016
  4. ^, Hubco Company Board of Directors, Retrieved 16 May 2016
  5. ^, Article on Hub Power Company's power plant in The Express Tribune newspaper, Published 1 March 2013, Retrieved 16 May 2016
  6. ^, List of Board of Directors of Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund, Retrieved 16 May 2016
  7. ^ a b, Article in The Express Tribune newspaper, Published 5 Feb 2012, Retrieved 16 May 2016
  8. ^, Hussain Dawood, Chairman, Board of Directors of Karachi School of Business & Leadership, Retrieved 16 May 2016
  9. ^ Pakistan Business Council board members, Retrieved 16 May 2016
  10. ^ The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE), global member,, Retrieved 16 May 2016

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