Mr. Haider Abbas holds the position of Director General Finance. He joined PIPS in the year 2012 as Additional Director Finance (subsequently re-designated as Director Finance). He is a Fellow Member of Institute of Cost & Management Accountants (FCMA) of Pakistan and a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) from Institute of Internal Auditors-USA besides holding a master degree in economics from University of Karachi. Mr. Haider Abbas has overall experience of over 18 years in the areas of accounting, finance, internal auditing and taxation. He has keen interest in Public Finance, Budget, Parliamentary Oversight and Economy and on these topics he conducts sessions. Prior joining PIPS, He served the Sui Southern Gas Company Limited (SSGCL) as Internal Auditor and the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) as Sales Tax Officer. Apart from his job responsibilities, Mr. Haider has been associated with National University of Modern Languages (NUML), Indus University (IU) and Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan. He has taught Financial Management, Financial Accounting, Investment and Portfolio Management and Business Strategy. He has also conducted workshops/ practical training sessions on General Sales Tax (GST) at Institute of Cost & Management Accountants of Pakistan and Sui Southern Gas Company Limited.