Javed Malik, who is currently serving as Ambassador for Pakistan to the Kingdom of Bahrain was born in Islamabad and went to Froebel's International School and Bahria College for early education. He then went to the United Kingdom for further studies. He attended the Middlesex University in North London from where he graduated in law and politics. Subsequently, Javed Malik practiced with the law firm, Abbot Kennedy, in the city of London.
Malik has been associated with print and television media since 1999, When he began his television career in London with Prime TV. He later joined Pakistan's Largest Television Network, ARY News. He is ranked among the pioneer anchors of independent television in Pakistan. His programme, 'Insight with Javed Malik' remained one of the most watched television shows in Pakistan for many years.
In 2008, the Prime Minister of Pakistan appointed Javed Malik as Pakistan's Ambassador at Large with the status of a minister. In this capcpcity Javed Malik advised and assisted the Prime Minister of Pakistan on issues relating to Overseas Pakistanis in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). He organised the first session of the Overseas Pakistanis forum in the UAE. Javed Malik resigned in 2011.
In 2013, he was appointed as Prime Minister's Special Envoy to the GCC and accompanied Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on his visits to the United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Bahrain and other GCC states. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif also appointed Javed Malik as his special advisor on Foreign Relations & Overseas Pakistanis.
In 2014, following Mian Nawaz Sharif's return to office as prime minister of Pakistan, he appointed Malik as the Prime Minister's Special Envoy for Overseas Investment and Trade. In this role he advises and assists the Prime Minister on economic and trade diplomacy matters. In 2016, Javed Malik was designated as Pakistan's Ambassador to the Kingdom of Bahrain.
He has initiated various trade and Economic diplomacy projects aimed at promoting the business trade and investment opportunities in Pakistan. He also organised a number of seminars, conferences and has led investors delegations to Pakistan.
Javed Malik is the President and Publisher of 'The International Diplomat', a leading current affairs magazine, published from the UAE. He also writes for international newspapers such as Khaleej Times (UAE), and The News International, and appears on Geo Television Network.