Asif Ansari

A highly qualified engineer & Technologist

Having diversified general management, business development, Operational and end to end supply chain experience of over 39 years in the heavy industry and world class FMCG environment (Unilever) spanning over three continents (Europe, Middle East, Asia and Africa)

In the fields of Food, Edible oils/fats/spreads, Beverages, Chemicals, Sugar, Detergents, Home & Personal Care area.

He has been extensively trained Overseas and in Pakistan in technical / specialized and general management fields from leading training institutions (Unilever, IMD/INSEAD, Cambridge university, LUMS, DNV, SGS, JTG, JIPM, Quest international, CCT, AOCS, PIPOC, PIMS etc). He is fully conversant in the Operational, Commercial and Financial aspects of business environment.

EXPERTISE – Business Knowledge span

Food & Beverages Industries
* Dairy & Frozen Foods Industries
* FMCG Sectors
* Home and Fabric care
* Personal care and cosmetics
* Detergents & Surfactants
* Soaps & Personal wash
* Oil, Fats and Spreads
* Chemical & Process Industries
* Organic and Natural
* Cogeneration from Biomass
* Occupational Safety & Management

EXPERTISE – Skill Span

* Business Strategy Development
* Manufacturing Strategy development
* Manufacturing gap analysis
* Project Management
* Project Engineering
* Supply Chain development/ audits
* HSE gap analysis
* HSE audits & plan
* Quality Assurance road map
* Technical & supply Chain Due Diligence
* Providing Machinery sourcing solutions

Papers & Publication at International Conferences

* Techno Economic viability of utilizing Sugar Distillery waste
* Adjudged and awarded best paper of the year
* Edible oil scenario Pakistan status at ICRBO, Tokyo
* Pakistan status of RBO at ICRBO, Bangkok
* Supply Chain in RBO at ICRBO, Bangkok

Leadership Roles

* Pioneering Secondary Agriculture initiative in form of integrated RBO site
* Setting up and operating state of the art Surfactant plant
* Part of Global team for Regional HSE initiative
* Rolling out Local & regional HSE implementation
* Revamping regional Manufacturing & Supply Chain
* Revamping obsolete Refinery
* Setting up modern warehouses

From Idea to design, instal & Operation

* Design and Installation ETP’s
* State of the art Pioneering RBO site
* Biomass Cogeneration plant
* Food manufacturing plant for innovative products
* Re designing, commissioning & operation of a redundant Refinery
* Setting up of a modern HSE systems
* Due diligence and manufacturing audits of many company site…………
* Many other initiatives in improvement of systems and procedures in QA and manufacturing
* Frozen Foods initiative


* Alcohol Waste Utilisation in Sugar industry
* Skin Cream – Fair & Lovely from Lab to Plant Scale
* Tooth paste – from Pilot to plant scale
* Shampoo – from Pilot to plant scale
* Soaps, scourers, liquid detergents process and product development
* Greenfield state of the art Surfactant plant design, installation & Operation
* Design, fabricate, installation & Commission modern soap plant
* Sodium Silicate installation and commission
* Modern QA Food Lab design and commission
* Home & personal care plant moderanisation & Operations
* Best machinery innovation award by UL.


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DHA Phase VIII, Karachi