Ikram Sehgal is the Chairman of PATHFINDER GROUP.
With about 15000 employees in over 50 cities/towns in Pakistan PATHFINDER Group includes: the two largest private security companies in Pakistan Security & Management Services (Pvt) Ltd and Wackenhut Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd, other companies in its Security Services Division are: SMS Electronic Safety Services (Pvt) Ltd (SMS ESS) and Research & Collection Services (Pvt) Ltd (RCS), Financial and Technology Services Division includes Facility Specialist & Multi Services (Pvt) Ltd (FSMS), Virtual Remittance Gateway (Pvt) Ltd (VRG), i3 Pathfinder Solutions (Pvt) Ltd and iPath (Pvt) Ltd.
Date of Birth: July 18, 1946.
Our Lady of Fatima Convent, Comilla, Lawrence College, Ghoragali; Notre Dame College, Dhaka; Graduate, Pakistan Military Academy, Kakul; served in Pakistan Army (Infantry and Army Aviation). First Pakistani PW in history to escape from India (in July 1971). Battlefield promotion to rank of Major commanding a rifle company on 13 Dec 71. Commercial Pilots Licence (CPL) with over 2000 hours in helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft. Syndicated Editorial Weekly Columnist in 6 countries in 15 newspapers/magazines, in Pakistan include: The Business Recorder and Urdu Dailies Express, Ausaf, Taqat, Khabrain, Intekhab, Ittehad and Awami Awaz (Sindhi) as well as the “South Asian Monitor” (Malaysia). Publisher & Chief Editor Defence Journal. Formerly weekly TV Talk show Host. Compilation of articles (1987-2009) in 8 books and “Escape from Oblivion, a 1971 Episode” published by Oxford University Press.
Former Director Bank Alfalah Ltd (16 years), Director General Tyre Ltd and Director EastWest Institute (EWI) USA. Foundation Member, World Economic Forum (WEF), Switzerland, Formerly Member WEF Global Agenda Council (GAC) for Counter-terrorism and now “Anti-Corruption and Transparency” Member WEF Partnering Against Corruption Initiative (PACI) and former Member Business Advisory Board (BAB), International Organization for Migration (IOM), Geneva. Former Chairman All Pakistan Security Agencies Association (APSAA). Senior Adviser and Director of the National Institute of Strategic Communication (NISC), Peking University, China, Advisory Committee on CPEC Projects. Regular Speaker National Defence University (NDU), Islamabad, PAF Air War College, Karachi and Naval War College, Lahore. Vice President (Sindh) and Chairman of (1) International and (2) Defense & Security Committees, Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE). Co-Chairman, Karachi Council on Foreign Relations (KCFR), Karachi. Member Board of Governors (BOG), Lawrence College, Ghora Gali (GG).