A very familiar name in the advertising field, Akbar Ali has an experience of five decades to his credit. He has reached the highest rung the hard way. For his tireless efforts, sheer hard work and unflinching faith in himself, coupled with acute dedication and determination, he is known as role-model of a self-made hardcore professional – always on the move and abreast with the latest advertising trends and techniques.
He became the member of the Executive Committee of Pakistan Advertising Association (PAA) in 1991-92 and Chairman Zone ‘A’ in 1992-93, 1993-94 and was unanimously elected as Chairman, PAA in 1994.
He is also the President of Public Relations Society of Pakistan (PRSP),
Member, Executive Committee of Medical Aid Foundation (MAF) and Chairman of PPCCI’s Standing Committee on Press and Print Media.
He is also a member of the following organizations:
1. Arts Council of Pakistan
2. International Advertising Association (IAA)
3. Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI)
4. Marketing Association of Pakistan
5. Management Association of Pakistan
6. Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA)
7. Pakistan Institute of International Affairs (PIIA)
Akbar Ali has widely travelled around the world and has been a regular member of Pakistan’s delegations to the following ADASIA, Advertising Congresses, held in:
Bangkok 1986 Thailand
Lahore 1989 Pakistan
Kuala Lumpur 1991 Malaysia
Tokyo 1993 Japan
Bali, 1995 Indonesia
Jaipur 2003 India
Singapore 2005 Singapore.