Syed Shahid ALI

Entry in the IOC 1996
Born 29 December 1946
Syed Shahid ALI

Syed Shahid ALI



Masters Degree in Economics, Government College, University of the Punjab (Pakistan) (1969); worked on the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) project at Institute of Economics and Statistics, Oxford University (Great Britain) (1970-1971); graduate diploma in Development Economics, Oxford University (1972); graduate diploma in Management Science, Manchester University (Great Britain) (1973)


Management Trainee with Coats Patons Limited (Great Britain) (1973-1976); Chief Executive Officer, Treet Corporation Limited; Director of First Treet Manufacturing Modaraba, Treet Holdings Limited, Global Arts Limited, IGI Insurance Limited, Loads Limited, Multiple Autoparts Industries (Private) Limited, Specialized Autoparts Industries (Private) Limited, Specialized Motorcycle (Private) Limited, Treet Assets (Private) Limited, and Treet Power Limited; Chairman of Liaquat National Hospital, Gulab Devi Hospital, Pakistan Red Crescent Society; Patron-in-Chief for the Government Shadab Training Institute for Mentally Challenged Children

Sports practised

Polo (at national level), hockey, football

Sports career

Captained the Oxford University polo team (1972); represented Pakistan in polo against British, American, Iranian, Jordanian, Brazilian, Nigerian, Indian, Australian, South African and Brunei teams (1972)

Sports administration

President of the Lahore Polo Club (Pakistan) for five years; President of the Pakistan Wrestling Federation; Executive Board Member of the Pakistan National Olympic Committee; President of the Punjab Olympic Association; Vice-President of the South Asia Wrestling Federation (1989-1993); Patron of the South Asia Wrestling Federation (1993-); Executive Board Member of the Pakistan Polo Association; Board member of the International Olympic Truce Foundation (IOTF) (2006-)

IOC History

Member of the following Commissions: Olympic Solidarity (1997-2001), Coordination for the 1st Summer Youth Olympic Games Singapore 2010 (2008-2011), Finance (2002-2014), Sport for All (2005-2015), Philately, Numismatic and Memorabilia (2014-2015), Sport and Active Society (2015-)