MEET OUr Advisory Board

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.

Abdullah Akthar

Executive Committee Member, OPEN Karachi and Head of School , Schole Academy


Ph: 32413231, 32466251


  • BSC Hons Computer Science from LUMS (1998)
  • MSC Business Finance from Brunel University London (1999)


He is a part of Akhtar Group, which comprises of following companies:

Akhtar & Sons

Indenting of spinning machinery from China to Pakistani mills. Our top customers include Nishat Group, Sapphire Group, Yunus Brothers.

Akhtar Textile Industries

We are one of the top vendors of Levis Strauss, manufacturing for them over the past 20 years, with annual sales of USD 50 million.

Indigo Textile Industries

Our weaving unit for denim fabric. We are producing for Levis and other brands and exporting to USA, Europe and other countries.

Rainbow Textiles

Manufacturing unit in Jordan. I was founder of this factory in 2001 and have stayed President till 2012, when I stepped down to Director position. Under Armour is among our customer base.


Dayfresh was launched in Karachi in 2009 and is the leading pasteurized milk brand in Karachi. Our main products are pasteurized bottled milk and flavoured milk. We have also collaborated with Tetra Pak for selling packaged milk. We have also introduced yogurt and are now proceeding with other products.

Dairyland Poultry

I have started eggs farm in Nooriabad for 1 lac eggs per day output in 2014. Our sales are around Rs. 25 crore annually. 

Schole International Academy

I have started this school on IB basis in 2018 in Korangi Creek, Karachi. Currently classes are from playgroup to grade 10. IB system focuses on child’s academic, social, physical and personal development. The school has an area of more than 4000 sqyds, which is impossible to find in the popular parts of Karachi.

Area of Interest

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Maths
  • Computer Science
  • Reading
  • English Language

Social Activities

  • Board Member of Italian Development Committee (IDC) which works directly with Italian Consulate and Embassy to promote business opportunities between Italian and Pakistani companies. IDC is now being promoted into Pak Italian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
  • Member of Rotary Club Karachi which is part of Rotary International.
  • NOP donor to LUMS
  • Founding Member and Secretary of Karachi Lums Alumni Chapter (2009 – 2016)
  • Member of Exec Committee of OPEN Karachi. OPEN mentors and promotes entrepreneurship in students at universities and colleges levels.