Dr. Pervez Tahir is a senior economist, distinguished professional, writer and speaker. Currently, he is the Chairman of the Bank of Punjab. He has served in Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs Division. He rose to the position of Chief Economist, Planning Commission and retired as Managing Director of the ENERCON. He has been a member of the Statistical Advisory Panel of the global Human Development Report and Mahbub ul Haq Chair at GC University, Lahore.