Mr. Rattansey is a foreign qualified Chartered Accountant with forty years of experience in audit, tax and management consultancy, including twenty three years of experience as a Partner of A.F. Ferhuson & Co. He did his CA from United Kingdom. Presently; Mr. Rattansey is director of three companies listed on Stock Exchanges in Pakistan. prior to holding his current position in AKRSP, He served as vice chair of Rural Support Programme Network. (RSPN) and National Committee of Aga Khan Foundation, Pakistan.
Dr. Qureshi has over forty years of experience as educationist in renowned institutions of Pakistan. He is the author of four books on Human Resource Management, Change Management and NGOs in development countries. A number of his research and newspaper articles have been published in journals and newspapers. Currently, he is serving as chief of Party ASP-LUMS project. Mr. Qureshi holds a PhD degree from University Of Pittsburgh, and MBA from American University of Beirut
Mr. Khan is pioneer of the Rural Support Programmes in Pakistan. He is director of eight RSPs and chair of RSPN and the NRSP. Mr. Khan has received a number of national and international awards including UN Environment Programme, Sitara-e-Imtiaz, Sitara-e- Eisaar, Hilal-e-Imtiaz, Magsaysay, and World Conservation Medal. Mr. Khan studied literature, law and public administration at the university of Lucknow, Cambridge, Oxford, Birmingham and Peshawar.
Mr. Shigri is renowned security expert in Pakistan. He served in police department at senior level including the position of Inspector General of Police (IJP), Government of Sind. He played a key role in setting up Pakistan Motorway Police and he was awarded a Gold Medal by Government of Pakistan for his prominent services in police department. He graduated from Gordon College Rawalpindi, Pakistan.
Dr. Faizi did his Post Graduation in literature and M. Phil and PhD in Area Studies from University of Peshawar. He has been actively involved in teaching languages and research on natural resource management. He worked with Culture Area Karakurum Project and IUCN. Dr. Faizi is a leading writer, poet, research scholar and columnist. Government of Pakistan awarded him Tamgha-e-Imtiaz in 2012 for his services.
Mr. Tahir has earned his master’s degree in forestry and environment and he has extensive experience in public service. He was associated with NR and national parks of Gilgit Baltistan. Being local with good knowledge of the area, he is well cognizant with the development needs and opportunities in AKRSP’s programme area.
Mr. Saaeedullah Jan did his masters in chemistry from University of
Peshawar Pakistan. He is well known educationist and community leader. He served as Associate Professor in Government Degree College Chitral, Pakistan with a great contribution to the educational development of the area. He also served as director of board for Aga Khan Education Service Pakistan.
Mr. Khan has over twenty years of experience in consumer and commercial banking and overall bank management. He worked with Standard Chartered Bank, ABN Amro Bank and Royal Bank of Scotland. Prior to joining The First Micro Finance Bank Pakistan, he was CEO of Waseela Microfinance Bank and played a leading role in setting up the Bank. He did his MBA from the Institute of Business Administration, Karachi.
Mr. Boolani has an extensive experience of business management including hotel management. Currently he is serving as Chief Executive Officer of chain of Serena Hotels in Pakistan and Central Asia. He served as chair and member in various important committees and boards of AKDN institutions including Aga Khan Economic Planning Board.
Mr. Iqbal has 16 years of experience in leading organizations in rural development focusing on enterprise development, civil society and access to education and health services. He is the CEO of Aga Khan Foundation, Pakistan. Prior to joining AKF, Pakistan, Mr. Iqbal served as the CEO of AKF, Afghanistan. Mr. Iqbal has been with the AKDN since 1997, starting with AKRSP. Mr. Iqbal has a Masters in Public Administration (MPA) from the University of Peshawar and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the Cardiff Business School, University of Wales.
Ms. Shandana Khan has over twenty years of experience in rural development in South Asia. Currently she is CEO of RSPN. Ms. Shandana has extensive experience in policy and advocacy work. She has been member of various government’s policy committees and task forces. She has a Bachelor’s degree from Delhi University, a Tripos in Social and Political Sciences from the University of Cambridge, and a Masters in Public Policy from the Johns Hopkins University.
Ms. Nusrat Nasab is currently serving as the CEO of Focus Humanitarian Assistance, Pakistan. She worked with several AKDN organizations in various capacities. She has special expertise in planning, monitoring, evaluation, and disaster risk management. She has written several reports on key issues related to development, gender and DRR .She did her masters in Development Economics from University of East Anglia, UK.
Mr. Ladak has over sixteen years of extensive experience in financial and banking sector. He has been at senior positions in PICIC commercial bank, NIB Bank and Bank Aljazira before joining Faysal bank as financial controller. Mr. Ladak is a Chartered Accountant and received his CA degree from Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan.
Dr. Karmaliani is Professor at School of Nursing and Midwifery and in the CHS at AKU. She did her MPH, MSc, and PhD in Public Health Administration and Nursing from the University of Minnesota. She served as director of the Post RN BScN and MScN programs and Interim Dean of School of Nursing & Midwifery. She oversaw nursing education programmes in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Syria and Egypt. She was awarded the Juran Fellow and Distinguished Leadership Award at the University of Minnesota.
Mr. Khoja is civil engineer and has also done MBA from Karachi University. He leads and owns a private enterprise that deals in interior design and furnishing allover Pakistan. In addition to serving in AKRSP’s board, he has a long association with board of directors and its subcommittees of different AKDN institutions including Aga Khan Foundation Pakistan.
Mr. Austin did his Bachelors in Law (LLB) from University of Manchester, UK and Masters in Law (LLM) from University of Warwick, UK. He has twenty years of professional experience in development sector and he worked in different countries including UK, Africa, Asia and Latin America.
Mr. Malik has more than thirteen years of professional experience in the development sector. He worked in the United States with a number of leading institutions, including the World Bank and the Brookings Institution. Mr. Malik has primarily worked on issues surrounding aid effectiveness, migration, poverty and local development. Mr. Malik holds a Master’s degree from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and an MBA from LUMS Pakistan