Mr. Abdul Rauf was born in deep countryside, Chak No. 18, District M.B. Din. He did his Masters in Political Science from Punjab University Lahore. He qualified Combined Competitive Examination 1977 and C.S.S. examination 1982. He served in various capacities under Punjab Government in Education, Labour, Housing & Physical Planning, Home, S&GAD, and Finance Departments. He worked as Secretary PPSC, Director General, Population Welfare Department, and Managing Director, Punjab Government Servants Housing Foundations in BS- 20 and BS-21. On attaining the age of superannuation, he retired from Government Service as Chairman, Chief Minister’s Inspection Team in BS 21 on 5-6-2013.
He joined as Advisor(H.Q.) Office of the Ombudsman Punjab on 1-1-2019. Previously he also served as Advisor for about two years in 2014-2015 at Lahore and Gujrat ROs. He served as Member/Chairman Punjab Public Service Commission from 01-10-2015 to 05-06-2018.
He attended numerous national and international training courses including Executive Leadership Development Program from John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, U.S.A in 2007,11th Common Training Program at Civil Services Academy, Lahore in 1983-1984, and Advance Course on Public Sector Management at NIPA, Lahore from April to July 2003. He visited many countries like USA, India, Singapore, Saudi Arabia and United Kingdom. He has special interest in Literature, History, Art, and social work. He believes in Merit, Equality, and Justice.