The CEO Retreat - Leadership Legacies

Aug 13 - 18, 2023
Application Deadline:
Jul 20, 2023
Hunza, Pakistan

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Legacies That Transform Companies and Nations, 
and Inspire Generations

Join an exclusive retreat in the beautiful Hunza Valley to spend focused time with fellow CEOs building your impact and legacy. Don't miss this unique opportunity to learn from extraordinary leaders as you elevate your leadership journey. Seize the chance to spend focused time reflecting and receiving feedback; empowering you to leave an indelible mark on your company, industry, country, and the world.

"We invite you to envision a future in which your influence reaches far beyond the boardroom; a future in which your leadership becomes the catalyst for needed change on a global scale. I look forward to spending time with you at the Retreat."

Dr. Arshad Ahmad
Vice Chancellor, LUMS

Hunza Valley
Tucked in the foothills of the Karakoram mountains in northern Pakistan, the beauty of Hunza Valley is unparalleled. The Hunza community is known for its unique lifestyle, culture, and longevity. The magnificent Rakaposhi Mountains?, the mesmerizing Attabad Lake, and the iconic Altit Fort provide the perfect setting for reflection, inspiration, and rejuvenation.

What to expect each day
A curated journey of personal discovery, inspiration, creativity, and nurturing an opportunity mindset. Themed sessions, discussions, cultural events, and leadership reflection in natural settings.



Taking Stock
Where are we now? Legacy meets the challenge.

From Reality to Possibility
Turning obstacles into opportunities.

Inspiring Others
Leading for impact – leading teams.

Leading Organisations for Lasting Impact
Leveraging invisible opportunities.

A Leader’s Legacy – The World
Empowering others to lead a better world


Learn from Global Experts

Dr. Nancy J. Adler
Bronfman Chair Emerita Desautels Faculty of Management

McGill University

Dr. Adler, McGill’s S. Bronfman Chair Emerita in Management, is renowned for her research and work on global leadership and cross-cultural management. Dr. Adler consults for private corporations and government organisations worldwide. She has authored more than 150 articles, produced several films, and published 10 books and edited volumes. Honouring her as one of Canada’s top university professors, she was named as a 3M Teaching Fellow.   



Dr. Syed Zahoor Hassan
Professor Emeritus, LUMS

Visiting Professor, Stanford

A Stanford graduate, Dr. Hassan worked for leading Silicon Valley companies before joining the core team that set up LUMS. During his 35+ years of association with the University, he has served in several leadership positions including as Dean of the Suleman Dawood School of Business and Vice Chancellor of the University. He has been actively involved with consulting assignments with leading corporates including Telenor Pakistan, DTAC Thailand, DiGi Malaysia, Mobilink, Ufone among many others.


Ms. Saleha Asif
Purpose Quotient (PQ)

A graduate of the Wharton Business School, Ms. Asif has over 25 years of experience as a strategy and leadership development advisor across North America, Middle East, and South Asia. She has worked as a flex startup CEO to establish Pakistan Textile Council. She has served as the first woman on the Board of the Bank of Khyber and as a member of a national ESG Task Force. She has also served at Bank of America, PepsiCo, and McKinsey. Currently, she is a consultant and a Board Director for a successful IPO-d tech start-up.


This exclusive retreat is for CEOs of leading organisations. Given limited space, the seats will be reserved on a first-come, first-served basis.


The Retreat will begin on Sunday evening, August 13. Given how unpredictable weather can impact transportation, participants should arrive by Saturday, August 12.

Participants will arrange their own transportation to and from Gilgit. LUMS will meet you at Gilgit Airport and take you to the Offto Resort.

  • Arrival at Gilgit Airport on Saturday, August 12
  • LUMS transport from Gilgit Airport to Offto Resort
  • Formal opening of Retreat at 6:00 pm Sunday, August 13
  • Retreat Closing Dinner Friday, August 18
  • Departure with LUMS transport to Gilgit airport on Saturday, August 19

 LUMS will provide private accommodation at the Offto Resort (including all hotel amenities)


The total cost for the Retreat is PKR 1,500,000. It includes registration, transportation in Gilgit, accommodation, meals, excursions and cultural events. 

*Participants will arrange their own transportation to and from Gilgit. REDC, LUMS Team will meet the participants at Gilgit airport and take them to the programme venue.    

Applications will be screened with regard to their suitability for each programme. Kindly ensure that your complete online application form reaches the office by the deadline. Incomplete application forms will not be entertained. *Seat in the programme will be reserved on a first-come, first-served basis.

Payment is due upon receipt of the acceptance email/letter along with the invoice. Please ensure that the payment reaches the office BEFORE the start of the programme. Space in the programme may only be ensured after we receive the fee. Payment can be made directly through:

  • Debit/credit card by visiting You can process the payment by selecting REDC payments from the Payment Type Section and entering a valid voucher number and access code mentioned on the voucher. Additional bank charges may apply.
  • Cash, Crossed Cheque or Pay Order/Bank Draft made in favor of "Lahore University of Management Sciences" at any United Bank- Limited (UBL) branch against the programme voucher.

However, the programme fee can also be paid via bank transfer. If you wish to dispatch the cheque directly to our office, please send it to:

Manager Marketing
Rausing Executive Development Centre
Lahore University of Management Sciences
Opposite Sector 'U', DHA Lahore Cantt Pakistan
Tel: +92 42 3560 8243

* LUMS is a not-for-profit organisation under the Income Tax Ordinance 2001. Accordingly, the income of LUMS is not tax-deductible/collectable.

If more than two executives from the same organisation participate (up to a group size of 5 participants) in a programme, each additional participant after the first two gets a 20% discount on the programme fee.

If you are unable to attend a registered course, we will accept a substitute until 5 working days before the programme. Substitute candidates will be subject to the same selection process as the original one. If you wish to cancel your name from a programme, please notify us in writing or on call at least 5 working days before the programme. In case of late cancellation, the programme fee will be refunded after deducting an application processing fee of PKR 400,000.

It is possible to transfer the deposited fee to any open enrolment programme within 3 years. Transfers should be notified at least 5 working days before the programme. In case the participant or sponsoring organisation fails to utilise the funds within 3 years, the deposited fee will be forfeited.

Note: REDC may cancel or postpone a programme due to insufficient enrolment or unforeseen circumstances. In this case, the university will refund the registration fee but will not be responsible for any other related charges/expenses including cancellation/change charges by airline and travel agencies.

In case of postponement, the fee may be transferred to the rescheduled offering of that programme or any other programme as an alternate to refund. The University reserves the right to make changes in its programme policies and fees at any time.