Board of Directors

Asia Petroleum Limited

A state of the art energy and infrastructure company ensuring safe and secure transportation of Residual Fuel Oil from Port Qasim to Hub through its oil terminal and pipeline system

MM MT Throughput*
Years of continuous operations
Injury free days

Mr. Peter Leathard - Chairman

President and shareholder of VECO International with its main office in Alaska USA. An original shareholder, founder and director of APL. A degreed engineer with nearly 50 years as a leader in the oil and gas industry. Extensive history in major project management, engineering and construction international business. Starting in the oil industry in a number of roles across the USA and Canada including Process Engineer, Project Investment Analyst and Project Manager.

Transferred to Alaska as a manager in the development and subsequent operation of North Americas largest oil and gas field located in the Alaska Arctic. Engineering Manager for the mega Arctic 6000 mile gas pipeline engineering and feasibility study. Moved careers to be an owner of a distressed small Alaska Oil service company where he led its growth into a worldwide and very profitable major Engineering, Construction and Project management company with operations in 24 countries. Since 2007 concentrates on select businesses such as VECO International and APL. Presently focuses his current business through a Family Partnership with its diverse investments. Has been associated with Pakistan since 1961.

Mir S.K Talpur - Director CEO/ MD

Mir S.K Talpur is highly accomplished professional lawyer with 24+ years of diversified experience comprising of energy sector, civil service, agriculture and politics.

He commenced his career in Civil Service and served as Officer on Special Duty (OSD) Ministry of Sindh Government between 1993-1994.

Mr. Talpur joined Pakistan State Oil Company Limited (PSO) as a Division Manager Retail Fuels (Hyderabad & Karachi) in 1995 and served in various roles in different departments till 1997.

In 1998 Mr. Talpur established his career with Barrister Aziz-ul-Shaikh Law Firm where he started his work as a lawyer. Later, he spent a few years with diverse organizations like Shahadat Law Firm 2001 & Mir & Mir Law Associates 2001-2005.He was also elected for Nazim Mayor of Local Bodies in 2005-2008.

He rejoined PSO in Feb 2009 as a Deputy General Manager and was promoted in 2010 as a General Manager (GM) and in this capacity has served as Company Secretary and in various other departments like Legal, Chemical, Supply, Operations, Corporate Planning & Strategy & New Business Development till February, 2018. He also served PSO as Chairman of CSR, Chairman of Grievances Committee and was also an active member of the highest committees at PSO (ManCom & COED); moreover, he also served as a member of various other committees at PSO.

His overall career comprises experience in various key positions and giving strategic input at senior management level.

Mr. Malcolm Chang Yee Meng - Director

Malcolm Chang graduated from Brunel University, UK with Bachelor of Science in Economics in 1995. He began his career in Yantai Raffles Shipyard Ltd, Singapore, as a commercial manager and left in 2012 as an Executive Director of CIMC Raffles Pte Ltd (then one of China’s largest offshore drilling rig manufacturer).

In 2012, he joined Infraavest Pte Ltd and with his interests and experiences in the food and energy businesses, he guided Infraavest from a single energy infrastructure business to the multi-faceted investment company today.

Malcolm currently holds Directorship in MS Nutrition Pte Ltd, Northsea Foods Pte Ltd, Fauji Infraavest Food Ltd, Asia Petroleum Ltd and FOTCO. He enjoys outdoor activities during his spare time and has particular interests in water sports and photography.

Mr. Emad Y.A.M Alghanim - Director

He is a BA in Business Administration from University of Miami-Coral Gables Florida, USA & he began his career he was associated with following organizations:

  • Senior Manager International Banking- Gulf Bank of Kuwait – Kuwait
  • Manager project Finance – Kuwait Petroleum Corporation – Kuwait
  • Credit Manager Corporate – Bank of Kuwait and the Middle East -Kuwait
  • Credit Manager Syndications – Burgan Bank – Kuwait

He is currently working as Manager –Treasury Operations with Independent Petroleum Group (IPG).

Mr. Scott P. Leathard - Director

Vice President of VECO International. Based in Washington, D.C., with 15 years of policy experience in varied disciples, with an emphasis in transportation policy. Obtained a law degree in 2007 from Columbus School of Law in Washington, D.C., and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from University of Nevada in 2000.