Rear Admiral Naveed Ashraf SI(M) T Bt joined Pakistan Navy in August 1986 and got commission in Operations Branch of Pakistan Navy in January 1989.
Rear Admiral Naveed Ashraf SI(M) T Bt is an Anti Submarine Warfare specialist and has done Torpedo & Anti Submarine Course from PNS BAHADUR and Arms of Submarine Course (ASM) from France. He has also done PN Staff Course from Pakistan Navy War College as well as Naval Staff College from USA, National Security and War Course from NDU, Islamabad and is a graduate of Royal College of Defence Studies, UK.
The Flag Office has served on various Command, Staff and Instructional Appointments. His major Command appointments include, Commander 18th Destroyer Squadron (COMDESRON-18), Commander 25th Destroyer Squadron (COMDESRON-25), Commandant PNS RAHBAR, Commanding Officer PNS ALAMGIR, Commanding Officer PNS SHAHJAHAN and PNS TIPPU SULTAN, Type-21 Destroyers and Commanding Officer PNS MUJAHID and PNS LARKANA.
Ashore, he has served on various staff and instructional appointments, salient amongst which are Deputy Chief of Naval Staff (Administration), Naval Secretary, Director Maritime Affairs and Environmental Control at NHQ, PS to COS, Fleet Operations Officers to COMPAK and Dy Director Naval Warfare and Operational Plans. The officer has also served as Chief of Staff to Commander Combined Task Force-151 at HQ NAVCENT. His major instructional appointments include Captain Training (SW) at HQ FOST and Instructor at Pakistan Naval Academy.
Presently, Rear Admiral Naveed Ashraf is serving as Chief Instructor Allied Officers Division at NDU Islamabad.
The Admiral is happily married and is blessed with four children.