He is M.A in economics and joined Central Superior Services (CSS) in 1979 as Income Tax Officer.  Associated with FBR, he has worked as Additional Commissioner, Commissioner, Chief Commissioner, Member FBR, Director and Director General Training, Director General Intelligence and Investigation Inland revenue FBR. Last assignment of the career was Chairman FBR and Federal Secretary Revenue Division Govt. of Pakistan and finally retired from Govt. service in Grade 22. 
He has diverse experience in taxation, public policy, public finance and specialises in innovation, strategic and change management.  He attended numerous  local and foreign training programmes  and conferences in many countries and institutions including Cambridge university. He has also  participated in IMF and WB meetings at Washington USA.