Syed Syedain Raza Zaidi is a Grade-21 officer of the Government of Pakistan from Inland Revenue Service. He joined Civil Service in 1994 through 22nd Common Training Programme. He is an alumni of Columbia University, New York from where he acquired his Masters in Public Administration. He also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering.
During a rich and diverse career, Mr. Zaidi has served in different departments of Federal and Provincial governments. His recent postings include Chief Commissioner, IRS, Karachi, Director General (Ports and Shipping), Managing Director, Korangi Fisheries Harbour Authority, and Commissioner Inland Revenue. He has also served as Additional Commissioner of Income Tax, Additional Secretary, Implementation & Coordination (S&GAD), Government of Sindh, Deputy Secretary (Admin) Health Department, Government of Sindh, Deputy Secretary Finance, Government of Sindh, Deputy Director Investigations National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Sindh, Deputy Commissioner of Income Tax & Assistant Executive Engineer Irrigation Department, Government of Punjab. He has also been a member of Gwadar Port Authority Management Board and Director National Shipping Corporation.
He has attended several local and international professional training courses at Punjab Engineering Academy, Lahore, Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi, Pakistan Institute of Management (PIM), Karachi, NAB Training Academy, Islamabad, Preston University, Karachi, National Institute of Management (NIM), Karachi and National School of Public Policy, Lahore. He did his internship at Pakistan’s Permanent Mission at United Nations in New York, USA during the course of his Masters programme at Columbia University. He went there as a Fulbright Scholar.