Dr. Kamran held many important positions during his career; he worked in the Federal Secretariat, Establishment Division, and Ministry of Industries and Production. He remained Deputy Director, at Civil Services Academy, worked as Additional Director at the Directorate of Training and Research (Customs, Sales Tax), he worked as Secretary, Human Resource Management at the Central Board of Revenue (CBR) and was part of the team responsible for the restructuring of HR format of CBR. After resigning from Civil Service he joined Habib Bank as Head of HR-Retail Banking Group, he joined HBL at a time when the bank was being privatized and major structural and strategic changes were planned and implemented. He also worked as Human Resource Consultant with Canada Pakistan Basic Education Project, a project of (CIDA) Canadian International Development Agency. Dr. Kamran Shams is also amongst the founding directors of Akhuwat, an Interest Free Microfinance institution working for the poverty alleviation in Pakistan.
MBA IBA, University of the Punjab, Lahore – 1998
BSc (English) University of the Punjab, Lahore – 1989
MBBS King Edward Medical College, Lahore – 1988
BA(Mass Communication) University of the Punjab, Lahore – 1986
FSc from Forman Christian College, Lahore – 1982
Matriculation Crescent Model School, Lahore – 1979
Chief Executive Officer, The Punjab Educational Endowment Fund (PEEF) – Feb, 09 to date