Association of Consulting Engineers Pakistan (ACEP) was founded in
1989 as a registered non-profit society to promote advancement of
the profession of Consulting Engineers in Pakistan, disseminate
engineering knowledge amongst members, foster ethical practices in
engineering services sector and promote fraternity between public
and private sectors. ACEP now has 120 members with its head office
at Karachi and chapter offices at Lahore, Islamabad and Peshawar.
ACEP is a representative body of consulting engineers in Pakistan
and is the only body of consulting profession recognized by Pakistan
Engineering Council (PEC) as the most representative body and
represents Pakistan as international level, being also the only
member of International Federation of National Association of
Consulting Engineers (FIDIC).
ACEP protects the right of Consultants and provides a neutral forum
to take up issues with Government and International Agencies to
enhance the working relationship between these organizations and the
Consultants. ACEP also serves as a body to which any Government
agency can seek help or assistance in developing policies and
legislation that is required to be passed through parliament and
other legislative bodies.
ACEP Members provide services in variety of disciplines, some of
them are strong in a particular discipline while the large ones are
multi-disciplinary companies. If need be there can be combinations
or consortiums of consulting houses to fulfill the needs of a client
to his entire satisfaction. Many of them have worked as a partner in
a joint venture at home and abroad. In fact ACEP Members are capable
professionals to work with.
ACEP is officiated to FIDIC (International Federation of National
Association of Consulting Engineers), ASPAC (The Asia-Pacific
Grouping of FIDIC Member Associations) and TCDPAP (Technical
Consultancy Development Programme for Asia and the Pacific). Member
firms are individually registered with international development
ACEP subscribes to the general principles and standards of
professional code of conduct laid down by FIDIC.
ACEP Elections are held every 2 years. Engr. M. Waseem Asghar
was elect President and Engr. Wasif Nazar Siddiqui as Hon. Secretary in 2020.