Board of Advisors

Dr. Farooq Hassan
Dr. Farooq Hassan

Associate Professor
Humanities Department, NED University
Post Doctoral (Pluralism)
Georgetown University, USA

SUMMARY

I have been teaching Islamic Studies/Ethical Behavior courses since 2000. I am a member of several national and international academic forums and have contributed more than two dozen research papers on pluralistic values of Islam, published in National/ International Research Journals and also presented papers in the conferences in Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Italy, USA etc. on the same. How are Muslims perceived in the world and why? Realities of new era demands inter/intra faith understanding to create an environment of peace and reconciliation at local and global levels, for us and our future generation. Renewal (tajdid) is an essential part of a healthy society, and became a necessity of Muslim societies in present times. 

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Islamic Pluralism
  • Contemporary fiqh
  • Ethical behaviour
  • Inter/Intra  fait dialogue
  • History of Usul al fiqh
  • Contemporary Muslim challenges
  • Combating Islamophobia
  • Abrahhamac faiths
  • Spiritual / aesthetic values

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • Associate Professor, Islamic Studies / Ethical Behavior, Humanities Department , N.E.D. University of Engineering & Technology Karachi Pakistan (2017......) 
  • Assistant Professor, Islamic Studies / Ethical Behavior, Humanities Dept., N.E.D. University (2006-2016) 
  • Lecturer, Islamic Studies/Ethical Behavior, Humanities Dept.,  N.E.D. University (2000-2005) 
  • Taught Arabic Language Course, N.E.D. University Karachi. (2001) 
  • Visiting Lecturer, Applied Chemistry Department, University of Karachi (2000) 
  • Lecturer, Islamic/ Arabic Studies, Aleemiya Institute of Islamic Studies, Karachi (1993-1999)

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Post doc.  (Pluralism/peace among Abrahamac faiths ). Georgetown University USA (2014) 
  • Ph.D (usul al fiqh). University of Karachi (2001)
  • L.L.B. Govt. S.M Law College Karachi (1998)
  • Diploma, advanced Islamic /Arabic Studies. Al-Azhar University Cairo, Egypt (1997)
  • Diploma, Tajweed (science of Quranic recitation) Al-Azhar, Cairo, Egypt (1997)
  • M.A. (Islamic Studies). University of Karachi , 1st Position (1995)
  • Kamil -2-year course,  Specialization in Tafsir .  Islamic Centre, Karachi (1993)
  • B.Com (Commerce). Govt. Premier College Karachi. (1992)
  • Ash-Shahadatul Almia,  (Equivalent to M.A. Arabic & Islamic Studies) (1991)
  • Dars-e-Nizami (Dore Hadith) Karachi, (1991)
  • Fazil-e-Arabic (Advanced  Arabic / Islamic Studies). Board of Secondary Education, Karachi. 3rdposition (1990)
  • Hifz-e-Quran (Memorized Holy Quran). Karachi (1981)
Dr. Minhaj Qidwai
Dr. Minhaj A. Qidwai

Founder-Center for Health Innovation & Transformation, Canada
Program Director IBA
MBA Marketing, University of Hawaii, USA
MPH in Public Health, Uni. of Oklahoma, USA
MBBS, Medicine & Surgery, Dow University

SUMMARY 

  • More than 3 decades of global experience in Marketing, Management and Education. Main, focus on Healthcare, Human Capital and Business Development. 
  • Pioneer for initiating MBA in Health Management in Pakistan. 
  • Pioneer for an innovative approach in Education-"REST" Model R=Research, E=Education, S=Systems and T=Training and Development. 
  • Launched Membership Program in Healthcare Administration for College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan. 
  • Launched Healthcare Management Department at Institute of Business Administration Pakistan.

Unet Consultants
Healthcare-Management Consultant
June 2020 - Present (3 years 5 months)  Karāchi, Sindh, Pakistan 

American Institute of Healthcare Quality
Faculty Member
June 2015 - Present (8 years 5 months) Oklahoma City, USA
Accredited as a faculty member for the Institute. 

Institute of Business Administration
Program Director-Health Management
October 2014 - Present (9 years 1 month) Karachi-Pakistan
Launching the new division of Healthcare Management under the Auspices of Institute of Business Administration. Starting with Diploma Program in Hospital Management and Certificate Programs in Healthcare Management for Healthcare Professionals.

uNet Group Inc. Director
February 2007 - Present (16 years 9 months) MARKETING AND MANAGEMENT CONSULTNG

Sindh Healthcare Commission
Chief Executive Officer
May 2017 - May 2020 (3 years 1 month) Karachi-Sindh-Pakistan

Farough Ali
Mr. Farough Ali Naweed, FCMA
DigiTech Synergy (Private) Limited (C.E.O.)
Member of Strategic Board ICMA International
Advanced Diploma in Management Accounting from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants - UK

Mr. Farough Ali Naweed, FCMA, currently holds the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at DigiTech Synergy (Private) Limited. He is a distinguished Fellow member of ICMA International and possesses an Advanced Diploma in Management Accounting from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants-UK. His educational background includes a Master's degree in Economics from the University of Karachi and an M.COM equivalency certificate from the Higher Education Commission. 

With over 27 years of extensive experience, Mr. Farough has held key leadership roles in esteemed education and training organizations. His career includes serving as Director of Education at ICMA International, Head of Academics & Examinations at The Institute of Bankers Pakistan, Joint Director of Examinations at ICMA International, and Head of Internal Audit at ICMA International. He has been a faculty member for various professional (CIMA, CA, ACCA, ICMA International) and academic qualifications (MBA, BBA, BS, BIT, BCOM, DIT). 

In addition to his professional roles, Mr. Farough has made significant contributions to the Karachi Branch Council of ICMA International. He has held two honorary positions, namely Vice Chairman and Secretary & Treasurer. Currently, he continues his dedicated service as a Member of the Strategic Board at ICMA International and as Vice Chairman of the Branch Members’ Social Welfare Committee within the Karachi Branch Council. Furthermore, Mr. Farough actively participates in various committees, including Education, Continuous Professional Development, Research & Publication, and Students’ Affairs, at the Karachi Branch Council of ICMA International. 

Beyond his association with ICMA International, Mr. Farough contributes to Muhammed Ali Jinnah University (MAJU) on an honorary basis as a member of the Industrial Professionals’ Committee. In this role, he plays a vital part in shaping the university's curriculum and other academic-related activities.

Dr. Nawaz Ahmad
Dr. Nawaz Ahmad

Chairman & Associate Professor, SBBU-SBA
PhD. in Business Administration
Post Doctoral in Management Sciences
Research Fellow
Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal


Dr Nawaz Ahmad is an Associate Professor, Editor of the "International Journal of Emerging Business and Economic Trends (IJEBET)", Convener of the Research Society at Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University and Principal Consultant at RTS (Research Training Solutions), Karachi. He also works as an Adjunct Professor with ELITE Innovation College, UK. Besides teaching research courses, he has been the founder-Editor of the "International Journal of Experiential Learning and Case Studies" (IJELCS) – a double-blind peer-reviewed journal published by IoBM and Edited the journal for five years till Dec 2020. Being an active researcher, he led IFJ Publications Consultancy Support Center, which primarily facilitates faculty, scholars, and students for their publications in impact factor journals and Capstone Projects. Also, he is an Editorial Board member of leading National and International Journals. He has an excellent industry liaison and is involved in different training activities. 

Dr Ahmad holds Bachelor’s in Commerce, a Master’s in Finance, MPhil in Management Sciences (financial economics), a PhD in Business Administration (Entrepreneurship & Venture Financing) and Post Doc in Management Sciences (corporate governance). His career is spread over 22 years. He has been associated with universities and consulted with national and international entities during his tenure. 

The corporate clients whom he worked/is working with are; Asian Development Bank (ADB), Martin Dow Ltd., Epla Laboratories, Bosch Pharmaceutical, Searle Pharmaceutical, Gadoon Textile, The Brand Consultant (tbc), National Idea Bank (NIB) and National Business Development Programme (NBDP) – SMEDA, whereas educational institutions where he provided/providing consultancy are; International Balkan University, Macedonia, American College of Dubai, UAE; Jinnah University for Women, Karachi; Pakistan Study Centre, UoS; UMT, Lahore; IBA Sukkur; IBA, University of Sindh; Metropolitan University, Karachi; SBBU-SBA; Textile Institute of Pakistan mainly involved with Open Journal System (OJS) and Conference Management System (CMS). 

He has 163 research publications in national and internationally reputed journals and conferences and 2464 citations, 25H-index and 45 i10-index on Google Scholar. He has a rich profile on Research Gate with 1407 Citations, more than 1.17 million readerships and a 4478 Research Interest Score (98 th percentile across the Globe). 

He has supervised 72 theses so far in the field of Business Management. He has his researcher profile on Publons (publons.com/researcher/1527912) – one of the leading international reviewers’ hubs. Researcher ID: J-5017-2019
ORCID: 0000-0002-6029-7868
Scopus Author ID: 56526052900
HEC-PCD: 24290

Dr. Sana Arz Bhutto
Dr. Sana Arz Bhutto

HEC PhD. Approved Supervisor
Director of the Business School
Sindh Institute of Management & Technology
PhD. in Business Management
Al-Madinah Int'l University, Malaysia

EXPERIENCE
Director of the Business School
Sindh Institute of Management & Technology
Nov 2021- up-to-date 

Assistant Professor
Iqra University
June 2019- September 2021 

Assistant Professor
Dadabhoy Institute of Higher Education
Sept 2018 – June 2019 

Visiting Faculty
Karachi University (KU)
June 2018 – Dec 2019 

Assistant Professor
Sindh Madressatual Islam University
Sept 2014 –Dec 2017 

Visiting Faculty
Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto University (SZABIST)
January – June 2012 

Lecturer
Federal Urdu University
Feb 2010 – Dec 2011 

Visiting Faculty
Dadabhoy Institute of Higher Education
June- July 2009 

Lecturer
Indus Institute of Higher Education
June 2007—January 2008 

Lecturer
Mohammad Ali Jinnah University
June 2006 – May 2007 

Teaching Assistant of
Professor Mumtaz Khan Chairman of Department of Business Administration Mohammad Ali Jinnah University
 January 2004 – Dec 2006 

EDUCATION
PhD – Business Management
Award of Academic Excellence
Al-Madinah International University, Malaysia

Sept 2015 – Sept 2019 

M.Phil. – Management Sciences Hamdard University, Pakistan
January 2010- March 2014 

MA – Economics Federal Urdu University
August 2008- August 2010 

MBA (Marketing and Finance)
Gold Medalist
Mohammad Ali Jinnah University

June 2005- May 2006 

BBA ( Marketing )
Mohammad Ali Jinnah University
January 2002- May 2005

Research Paper Publication in International Journals Researchgate profile : https://researchgate.net/profile/Sana_Bhutto

mr-waqas-ali
Mr. Waqas Ali Munawar, FCMA
DigiTech Synergy (Private) Limited
(Executive Director)
Data Scientist


Mr. Waqas Ali Munawar (Data Sciences and Artificial Intelligence's Consultant) is an Associate Member of ICMA Pakistan and Certified Data Scientist with international exposure in the field of Corporate Finance and Business Architecture & Analytics. He is also a lead trainer at NED University and Center for Software Research & Development in the domain of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence.

Prof. Dr. Fakhrul Huda
Prof. Dr. M. Fakhrul Huda Siddiqui

Former Rector & Registrar BIZTEK
PhD. in Social Work
University of Karachi

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

  • Ph.D. in 2004 From Karachi University
    Role Of NGO’s In Rural Development In District Badin, Sindh And Its Impact On The Quality of Life In The Area. 
  • M. Phil. 1990 From Karachi University
    An analysis of the role of O.P.P. in the process of social change in a community. 
  • M. A. 1979 From Karachi University
    Social Work

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Ilma University (Formerly IBT)
    As “Pro Vice Chancellor” from May 2017 till to Nov 2017
  • Ilma University (Formerly IBT)
    As “Registrar” from Dec 2017 till to Nov 2018
  • Institute of Business and Technology
    As “Vice-Rector” from 01.12.2014 till May 2017
    As “Professor” in the Department of Social Sciences. (From December 27, 2012 to date)
  • Ilma University (Formerly IBT)
    As “Visiting Faculty” from Dec 2018 till today.
  • University of Karachi (From March 2000 till 03.01.2013)
    As “Assistant Professor” in the Department of Social Work, Faculty of Arts.
  • Mehran Social and Educational Development Association, Karachi
    (From Nov., 93 to Feb., 00) As “Chief Executive” 
  • Orangi Pilot Project, Karachi
    As “Director, Micro Credit Program (OCT)”4/ 1989 to  10/ 1993
    “Joint Director, Micro Credit Program”
    4/ 1988 to  04/ 1989
    “Research Secretary/Manager Administration & Accounts”
    9/ 1980 to  03/ 1988
  • Social Welfare Department, SRS Research Project, Govt of Sindh (Feb -Sept 1980)
    As “Social Welfare Officer”


Dr. Fazli Hussain
Dr. Fazli Hussain

HEC, Approved Supervisor
PhD. in Arts & Humanities
Urdu University, Karachi, Pakistan

I am highly motivated and enthusiastic, always willing to learn, work well with others as well as efficiently on my own. I am also always up to new and exciting challenges and love to learn. I am looking to expand my knowledge, while also giving my best to my employer. 

To develop contemporary, creative and innovative leaders for the 21st century global media market and higher education through active leadership in the enterprise of educational degree programs. My professional experience will include global Conventional Media, Electronic and Digital Media study and research and also motivational and training seminars for developing leaders. 

To leverage my practical media expertise, teaching and research experience and my educational knowledge in Media Science and as HEC Approved Supervisor with a growing and innovative company will be beneficial for the students and scholars. 

I have ample expertise to impart working skills in the field of mass communication with the context of Reporting, Editing and Publishing for print and electronic media. Also, I have experiences in short film making, Cinematography, Directions, theater and others mood of productions. Research is my main stream of interest, so I have command over quantitative and qualitative research modules.

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • 26 MAY. 2021
    HEC, APPROVE SUPERVISOR
    Discipline of Arts & Humanities
    (APP ID. 88209)
  • SEPTEMBER 2022---- CONTINUED COORDINATOR
     DEPARTMENT OF MEDIA & COMMUNICATION UNIVERSITY OF MODERN LANGUAGES, NUML KARACHI
  • 15 SEPT.2020 – 12 OCT, 2022
    ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
    ILMA UNIVERSITY KARACHI
  • 02 OCT. 2007 – 12 DEC .2018
    SENIOR SUB-EDITOR,
    JANG GROUP OF NEWSPAPERS KARACHI (DAILY AWAM)
Syed Khurram Shah Jilani
Syed Khurram Shah Jilani

Group Head
Dream World Resort,
Hotel & Golf Course

Prof. Dr. Faizuddin Syed
Prof. Dr. Faizuddin Syed

Professor at DBS Institute of Technology, India
PhD. in Mechanical Engineering
Capitol University, Philippines

SUMMARY
I have more than 45 years of experience both in Industry and Training,Development, HSE Trainer, Hypnotic Soft Skills Trainer, Corporate Trainer, Competency and Assessments, Internal Verifications, External Verifications, Auditor, Subject matter Expert for Technical Question preparations and Assessments as per international standards for competitive exams. Educational consultancy for higher education. Consultant for Oil and Gas education and Assessments (Gity and Guilds, UK). Consultant for English Language learning and Higher education.

EXPERIENCE
Freelance
TEFL (Teaching English as Foreign Language)
Trainer 2013 - Present (10 years) 

Professor at DBS Institute of Technology
12 years 3 months 

Practical Experience

  • Working as Technical Education Consultant and part time Professor in Mechanical Engineering, Working as Trainer and Advisor for NEBOSH Examinations 
  • Working as Technical Education Consultant for City and Guilds Manipal for Oil and Gas Stream at Visakhapatnam, Cochin, Kanyakumari, and Chennai. 
  • Working as Consultant and Subject Matter Expert at Merittrac (P) Ltd, Bangalore. (Oil & Gas Stream)
  • Working as Higher Education Consultant and Online Teacher for B-BEST Consultants, Belgium. 
  • Working as Subject Matter Expert and Consultant at India Skills (P) Ltd., New Delhi.(Oil & Gas Stream) Professor in Mechanical Engineering, IELTS and Hypnotic Soft Skills Trainer August 2011 - December 2021 (10 years 5 months) India 
  • Udemy Incorporation, Pearsonz Plc
    Premier Instructor for CWI - AWS Exam and NEBOSH,UK exam preparation courses
    February 2020 - November 2022 (2 years 10 months) USA 
  • Udemy Incorporation, USA
    Instructor / Senior Professor
    August 2011 - April 2022 (10 years 9 months) Working as Senior Professor in Mechanical Engineering for preparation the setup of syllabus, lectures, delivering the class room and online classes, Conducting the practical labs, preparation of exam papers, Evaluation of answer scripts and marking. Guiding on the practical projects and projects reports etc,. 

EDUCATION
Capitol University, Philippines
PhD. in Mechanical Engineering, (2008 - 2013)  

Capitol University, Philippines
2 year Post Graduate Program in Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering · (2005 - 2007) 

OSHA, US Department of Labour
OSHA-501, Authorized Safety Trainer For General Industry, Safety Engineering (2003 - 2003) 

Capitol University
4 year Graduate Program in Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, (1994 - 1997)

Dr. M. Faseeh Ullah Khan
Dr. M. Faseeh Ullah Khan

Corporate Trainer at ICMAP
PhD. in Economics & Finance
Hamdard University, Karachi, Pakistan

SUMMARY
I'm motivated to constantly develop my skills and grow professionally. I have a proven ability to organize and facilitate management and team building training programs and activities.

EXPERIENCE
Corporate Trainer - ICMAP

Dec 2021 - Onward
Educated students & graduates of immersive programs on skills needed to transition careers into tech and perform an effective job search in both recurring one-onone sessions and group facilitation based programming 

University – Faculty Member
NHU / NED / ILMA University / Federal Urdu Science & Art University

Sept 2015- Nov 2023

  • Ensured that all job-seeking students and graduates have a smooth transition from the classroom to job seeking and that they feel supported during this process 
  • Reduced anxiety for students and graduates around their job search through clear communication 
  • Helped students identify their personal goals to best impact their job search & educational experience Motivated, coached and strengthened 
  • Store Managers as team leaders, retail operators and business owners 
  • Provided expertise on key customer issues, team staffing and management, store operations and company policies and procedures 

Director Students Affair at NHU University 

EDUCATION
HAMDARD UNIVERSITY KARACHI
Ph.D.- Economics & Finance

Mr. Abdul Ghaffar
Mr. Abdul Ghaffar

Advocate High Court(s)
LLM, BPP University
London, United Kingdom

ENROLMENT IN COURTS
Advocate as Lower Court(s) from the year 2018 Advocate at High Court(s) from the year 2020

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
Master-in-Law (LL.M) Trans-National Criminal Justice at BPP University (London, United Kingdom), (First Division) 2018-2019
Modules Includes: Trans-national Criminal Justice, Law of Investigation, Fraud and Financial Crimes, Civil Arbitration and Dispute Resolution.
Research paper: Illicit trade of antiquities. (First Class) 

B.A (Law) LLB (Hons) at University of Karachi, (First Division) 2011-2017
Modules Includes: Introduction to law, Constitution of Pakistan, Criminal Procedure Code, Islamic studies, English for Legal studies, Law of Crime, Law of Obligation, Economics, Political Science, Legal system in Pakistan, English Jurisprudence, Islamic Jurisprudence, Law of Contract, Law of Torts, Law of Equity & Specific Relief, Administrative Law, Company Law, Law of Transfer of Property, Muslim Personal Law, Public International Law, Constitutional History of Pakistan. 

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Associate at Ata-ur-Rahman & Co. (2020 till date) 
  • Associate at Jabbar Law Associates (2019 - 2020) 
  • Legal Assistant at “ACT SOLUTIONS” (2017 - 2018) 
  • Assistant lawyer/ trainee at “Siddique & Raza” (2016 - 2017)
HANDLING OF CASES 

  • High Court(s) of Sindh 
  • District Court(s) (Criminal, Civil & Family Courts)
  • Labor Court(s) 
  • National Accountability Court(s) 
  • Anti-Terrorism Court(s) 
Dr. Khalid Shouq
Dr. Khalid Shouq

Editor in Chief/CEO
The Veterinary News & Views weekly
PhD. in Veterinary Medicine
University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan

SUMMARY

  • Working in the online media industry
  • Skilled in Veterinary Medicine, Marketing Management, Negotiation, Business Planning, and Analytical Skills. 
  • Strong entrepreneurship.

EXPERIENCE

THE VETERINARY NEWS & VIEWS
EDITOR IN CHIEF/CEO November 1987 - Present (36 years) 

Pakistan Veterinary Medical Council
Convenor Press Media Co-ordination and Information Technology Steering Committee
February 1993 - Present (30 years 9 months)
Islamabad 

FCCI - Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Member Associate Class
November 1987 - Present (36 years)
Faisalabad, Pakistan 

POULTRY VETERINARY DAIRY LIVESTOCK INFORMATION 

RCCI - Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Member Associate Class
October 2017 - Present (6 years 1 month)
Rawalpindi, Pakistan

Agri Tourism Development Corporation of Pakistan
AMBASSADOR
October 2014 - Present (9 years 1 month)
I m main communicator and MEDIA advisory to promote the AGRITOURISIM DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION PAKISTAN 

AGRI LIVESTOCK BUREAU PAKISTAN
Owner
April 2012 - Present (11 years 7 months) 

THE WORLD POULTRY SCIENCE ASSOCIATION PAKISTAN BRANCH
SECRETARY
December 2002 - Present (20 years 11 months)
WPSA PAKISTAN BRANCH SECRETARIAT 

THE VETERINARY NEWS & VIEWS 
Editor in Chief
December 1987 - Present (35 years 11 months) 

EDUCATION

FACULTY OF VETERINARY SCIENCES UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE FAISALABAD DOCTOR OF VETERINARY MEDICINE, Veterinary Medicine · (1975 - 1983)

Mr. Akbar Subhani
Mr. Akbar Zaheer Uddin Subhani

4 years Diploma
in Fine Arts &
French Language


FINE ARTS
4 years – Diploma in Fine Arts
(Karachi School of Arts) 

LANGUAGES 

4 years Diploma in French Language
(From National University of Modern Languages, In collaboration with Alliance Francaise - French Cultural Center) 

German Language Certificate (From Goethe Institute – Berlin – Germany) Language scholarships awarded by German Cultural Center - Goethe Institute Munich – Germany 

EXPERIENCE 

Teaching Experience 

French and Fine Arts Courses
Career Development Network (2001 – 2010) 

French language 2009 (Usman Institute of Technology) (Hamdard University) 

Complete proposal (in French) for UniLever Sales and Distribution System English to French translation (A project of Sidat Hyder) 

National Council of Arts
(Ministry of Education)
Under the chairmanship of Faiz Ahmed Faiz
as Assistant Director
Major responsibilities includes Interpreter / translator for visiting French speaking delegations

TV CHANNELS 

Channel One (French TV) Interpreter for visiting team of Channel one Paris 

Thinet –Dumez Official Interpreter for French Company in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia 

Indus TV - Interpreter for Drama serial “BISAT” recorded in Paris 

Translated more than 10 Indian Films in French language For Sub-Titling

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