Agha Jan Akhtar is an officer of the Pakistan Administrative Service. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineer from the University of Southern California and holds a Masters in Business Administration in Management from Pepperdine University, California. He is an Alumnus of the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, the Asia Pacific Center of Security Studies,Hawaii and the Near East South Asia Center for Strategic studies (NESA), USA. His specialization is in the fields of Management and Strategic Studies.
In his assignments Agha Jan has worked as Secretary Agriculture, Government of Sindh, where he oversaw the agricultural recovery program after the devastating floods of 2010. He has served as Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister, Sindh and has also worked in various assignments in the Home Department. In his field assignments he has served as Deputy Commissioner in several districts of Sindh and Baluchistan.
Agha Jan has also served as Commissioner Afghan Refugees in the Ministry of State and Frontier Regions (SAFRON), responsible for the census and repatriation of Afghan refugees.
Agha Jan Akhtar is married to Rabiya Javeri Agha, also a PAS officer currently posted as Secretary, Trade Development Authority of Pakistan.
They are the proud parents of four sons.