Islamabad: Usman Mubeen has become the youngest chairman of any government institution at the age of 35. He has been appointed as the new chairman of National Data Base Regulatory Authority (NADRA). This is a great feat for Usman Mubeen, as people are still establishing themselves at this age, but Usman has proven himself capable of this position and will soon be assuming his position as the new chairman of NADRA.
Usman Mubeen has earned his Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and then went ahead to earn a master’s degree in Computer Science from the same institute. He has worked on several IT related projects and has completed them successfully. He has been responsible for introducing innovation in various companies. He completed his graduation with an impressive GPA of 0.5 out of 0.5 in 2002. He completed his A ‘Level’s from Atchison College and was able to obtain A’s in all his subjects.
Usman has been a high achiever since his school age. He was bestowed with an honorary medal for an exceptional performance throughout his 12 years at school. In 2008, he was awarded Tamgha-e-Imtiaz for his services to the governmental organizations. He has also served in Sri Lanka, Kenya and Bangladesh. He has designed the national identity card system, civil registration system, smart card, Benazir income support program, Watan cards, weapons license project and the first bio-metric based passport system in accordance with the ICO for Pakistan.
The position of chairman was vacant after Tariq Malik resigned from the post. Usman Mubeen was among the three finalists selected for the position. Usman emerged as the suitable candidate for this position.