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Engr. Ahmad Sohail

Ahmad Sohail is currently Director of DES Private Limited, MATIMCO, Geo - strategy International Pty Ltd.  He currently acts as Country Representative for Thorwesten Vent GmbH; Aug. RATH JUN. GmbH – Austria; Robecco GmbH; Cement Engineering SA (CESA) – Switzerland;  Yara Industrial  GmbH; Ruhr Montan Group GmbH; and AustralAsian Continental Energy Pty Ltd – Australia.

Holding a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from the Institute of Engineering and Technology, University of the Punjab, Lahore-Pakistan, Ahmad Sohail has particular expertise in Cement Plant engineering, procurement, fabrication supervision, installation, commissioning, operation, optimisation and upgrading, conversion to secondary/alternate  fuels, project management, contract negotiation, arrangement and supervision of geo technical survey, geological investigation and exploration, and as a consultant/advisor in the resource sector.

Selected completed projects include:

  • Overage pesticides disposal in a cement kiln, project sponsored by US Foreign Disaster Assistance/USAID.
  • Conversion of two cement kilns from oil firing to coal & gas firing in Pakistan on turnkey basis.
  • Finalisation of mining plans and selection of machinery for a cement plant in Sudan.
  • Geo technical study of dimension stone queries around Pakistan.
  • Pre-feasibility study of setting up a coal gasification plant in Punjab - Pakistan.
  • Environment assessment studies to setup coal gasification plant in Punjab - Pakistan.
  • Coordinator for evaluation of international mineral agreement between Government of Pakistan and RMG GmbH – Germany.
  • Advisor to Australasian Continental Energy Pty Ltd – Australia to acquire coal block for integrated mining and power project in Sindh - Pakistan.
  • Safety assessment in reference to coal explosion for various cement plants in Pakistan.


  • Dubai International Arbitration Centre
  • Australian Army Aviation Association
  • Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency
  • Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy & Petroleum

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