Born in 1943, Mr. Asad got his early education from the Cathedral School in Lahore. Went on to graduate from the Government College and later the University Law College Lahore where he obtained a first division in the LL.B.

Part of Mr. Asad’s legal education was at the Lincoln’s Inn and the London University in the UK. He also holds an MA in Criminology from the University of Keele, UK. After a few months of pupilage Mr. Asad joined the Police Service of Pakistan; rose through the ranks and retired from the post of Director-general of the FIA in the status of federal secretary.
Mr. Asad was then employed by the GOP as Member of the Federal Public Service Commission of Pakistan for a period of three years. Mr. Asad re-joined the legal profession in 2008, and is now an Advocate of the Punjab High Court. He specializes in criminal appeals, public international law, conveyancing, and drafting.

As part of several country delegations to international bodies over the years, Mr. Asad is widely traveled. He is a regular contributor to the print media and has published a book of essays. Mr. Asad has been a member of the Pakistan Sports Board, and headed the Badminton Federation of Pakistan for three four-year terms.