Mr. Taimur Dawood currently serves as Chairman of Descon; which includes Descon Engineering Ltd, Descon Oxychem Limited and Descon Power Solutions (Pvt.) Ltd among other Descon entities for the power sector. He is also the Managing Director of Gray Mackenzie Engineering Services BV, the Netherlands.
He earned his Bachelor Degree in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University, USA and MBA from Columbia University, New York, USA. Prior to joining Descon, Taimur Dawood worked as an equity analyst at Graham Partners, a technology focused hedge fund. He also worked at UBS as a technology analyst.
Taimur Dawood has over 15 years of work experience in a variety of fields that include product marketing, project finance, strategy development and implementation, turn around management, mergers and acquisitions. From 2001 to 2011, he successfully ran Descon Chemicals as the Chief Executive Officer.
In addition to being on the Board of Directors of various Descon Companies, Mr. Taimur is also a Board Member and chartered member of TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs). He was also the former President of Young President Organization's Indus Chapter.