Major General -Retired- Hafeez Ur Rehman

Chairman, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA)

Speaker Bio

Major General Hafeez Ur Rehman (Retired) is a technology professional with experience of over 37 years in national security, ICT development, spectrum management, digital transformation, cyber vigilance and policy making. Gen Hafeez holds BE (Telecom) and MS (War Studies) from National Defense University (NDU) Islamabad.

He has served at key leadership positions dealing with ICTs strategy and digitalization. He has vast experience in deployment of state-of-the-art telecom infrastructure, enhancing the redundancy and efficiency of networks, fiberization, Right-of-way management, data centers design & architecture. He has also served with United Nations (UN) at key appointments in member countries.

He is currently serving as Chairman, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) since May 2023. In addition to PTA, he is also a board member of the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA), Frequency Allocation Board (FAB), Universal Service Fund Company (USF), and IGNITE (National Technology Fund).
In recognition of his outstanding services for the country, Gen Hafeez has been conferred with ‘Hilal-e-Imtiaz Military.