Prof. Dr. Faqir Muhammad Anjum

Dr Javaid Aziz Awan Country Director
September 16, 2022
Prof Dr Faqir Muhammad Anjum

Prof. Dr. Faqir Muhammad Anjum
Ifanca Pakistan Halal Apex Pvt Ltd
Chief Executive Officer

Professor Faqir Muhammad Anjum is the CEO of Ifanca Pakistan Halal Apex Pvt Ltd. He is a renowned and internationally respected authority in Food Science and Technology. He holds two Ph.D. degrees: one in Grain Science from Kansas State University, USA, and one in Food Technology from the University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan. He has received several national and international awards. He also has received Tamgha-e-Imtiaz, a civil award from the President of Pakistan.

He has served as a Founder Director-General of the National Institute of Food Science and Technology, University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan as well as President of the Pakistan Society of Food Scientist & Technologists. He is credited with launching new degree programs like B.Sc. Food Science and Technology, B.Sc. Human Nutrition and Dietetics, M.S. Food Safety and Quality Management in Pakistan and has launched many new academic programs (including PhD, Masters, and Diploma programs in UTG). He is the author of numerous highly cited publications, research projects, and books.

He was made Africa’s Patriotic Vice-Chancellor of the year 2018, conferred in January 2019, by the League of African Development Students (LEADS). He has also received an Honorary Award for Championing Education for all, in 2017, conferred by the All-Africa Students Union. He has also received an award from The Gambia Standard Bureau, Audited against ISO 9001. Winners Level 3, Encouragement of Excellence. He is the former Vice Chancellor, University of The Gambia, West Africa.          

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