Saleh Muhammad Baloch
Secretary Energy Department, GoB/Chairman-BoDs
Saleh Mohammad Baloch joined BECL’s Board of Directors as Chairman on May 11, 2021. He is a member of the Board Procurement and Nomination & HR committees.
He is currently serving as Secretary, Energy Department with the Government of Balochistan since May 2021.
Baloch has served the Government of Balochistan since 1997 on important positions in various departments, including Secretary for Public Health Engineering, Transport and Mines & Minerals Development departments. He was also posted as Project Director Gwadar-Lasbela Livelihoods Support Project between 2013 and 2016. Earlier, he was Director General Social Welfare as well as Additional Secretary (Administration), Government of Balochistan.
He has managed significant assignments during his service, including implementing internal security of civil secretariat. monitoring of higher education, allotment of houses and budgetary allocation, dealing with planning and budgetary allocation of Balochistan Civil Secretariat & Services, establishment of community-based organizations, preparation of community development micro plans and environmental impact assessment of development projects.
Baloch obtained a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from University of Central Oklahoma, USA in 1993. He also earned a bachelor’s degree in Commerce from University of Balochistan in 1989.
He has attended several training programmes at home and abroad on key development issues, including macroeconomic development at China, financial management for developing countries at Thailand, strategic rural development at Cambodia and boulder microfinance training at Italy.