Composition of National Council (Board of trustees)

Mrs. Ameena Saiyid, OBE
Managing Director, Oxford University Press

First woman in Pakistan to become head of Multinational (1988).

Awarded OBE by the British Queen in 2005 for promoting Anglo-Pakistan Relations, Democracy, Education, Women’s Right, and intellectual Property Right.

To plan, direct, and control the total resources and overall activities of Oxford University Press Pakistan so as to fulfill the aims and objectives of the Oxford University which are the spread of education and learning and the achievement of excellence in research, scholarship, and education.

  • Development of authorship and readership.
  • Development of publishing.
  • Formulation of strategy and preparation of plans/budgets.
  • Ensuring effectiveness of marketing of local and imported lists.
  • Maintenance of publishing and production schedules.
  • Establishment and development of appropriate management and staff structures.
  • Maintenance of proper financial controls and development of efficient business systems.
  • Innovation and technological change.
  • Public image and reputation of Oxford University Press.
  • Member, Board of Governors, Khatoon-e-Pakistan Government Girls High School, Karachi.
  • Secretary General, Jinnah Society, Karachi.
  • Vice Chairperson Pakistan – India Citizens’ Friendship Forum.
  • Trustee, Board of Governors, Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme.
  • Chairman, Anti Copyright infringement forum (ACIF).
  • Trustee, idara-e-Taleem-o-Aagahi (ITA) Public Trust – Centre for Education and Consciousness.
  • Member, Board of Governors, LEAD Pakistan (Leadership for Environment and Development).
  • 1988 to date: Managing Director, Oxford University Press Pakistan.
  • 1986 - 88: Proprietor, Saiyid Books
  • 1979 -86: Educational/Academic Representative Oxford University Press, Punjab, The North-West Frontier & Karachi.
  • 1977 - 79: Teacher, Lahore American School.