Syed Babar Ali is a Pakistani businessman and
philanthropist, most famous for founding
Pakistan’s leading business school, Lahore
University of Management Sciences.
Mr. Ali is the founder of various industries and
social welfare institutions:
Packages Ltd. – one of the most recognized
Milkpak Ltd. – now Nestle Milkpak Limited
Tetra Pak Pakistan Limited
Tri-Pack Films Limited
First International Investment Bank and
Systems Private Limited
Who is syed babar ali?
Babar Ali family does not come from a feudal family. His
father was a top contractor of the British Indian
army supplying them with services like logistics and all
sorts of items used in regiments.
He studied at Aitchison College for which he said I was
lucky to be enrolled there.
After Aitchison College, he did graduation from the
Michigan University at Ann Arbor.
He briefly studied at the Harvard School of Business,
which not only taught him business skills but also gave
him an idea of setting up a model business education
institution which later translated into LUMS.
Served as the Minister of Pakistan – Finance and
Economic Affairs in 1993-1997
An International President of WWF (1996-1999)
Honorary Doctorate Degree of Laws from McGill
University, Canada (1997)
An OBE from Britain (1997)
Receive many awards from the Government of
Sweden and the Netherlands.
Achievements and Honors
Autobiography of Syed Babar Ali
“To the world I am known
as the master of an
Limited, and the founder
of the Lahore University
of Management Sciences
(LUMS). I want to unveils
my life story which may
sums up me as a master
learner and the title
“Learning from Others”
"Haste does not bring success. Hard work,
persistent hard work, is the key." Babar Ali's
massage for youth.
My only advice to everyone “Help
people and do something best for
Ali institute of education focuses on training of teachers, so they able to groom our young generation.
Other than fine schooling, Babar Ali gives credit for his successful business and life to his elder brothers who focused on his upbringing as well.
Everything was going well, when the Bhutto’s nationalization struck them. He said their five to six factories were nationalised, but Packages was spared. Later, he worked under the Bhutto’s government to set up the country’s first ever fertiliser industry.