Joint Secretary, (CF-I) Finance Division, Ministry of Finance, Government of Pakistan
Mr Zahoor Ahmed comes with 23 years of experience of working with the Government of Pakistan, the United Nations, USAID and Civil Society Organizations. He has worked in key Ministries of the Federal Government of Pakistan in policy making, public diplomacy, coordination and implementation positions. He has been part of the select team to design and articulate budget communications on a number of occasions. He has played key role in articulating public diplomacy and outreach initiatives of the Federal Government during 2010-13. He has a vast experience of designing, managing and delivering policy dialogue with diverse actors for reform in the education sector. He brings considerable knowledge of GoP reform issues, particularly with respect to governance, human resources, sector financing, devolution and information and accountability mechanisms. He has proven track record of excellence in negotiations, policy dialogue, strategic communications and management with demonstrated success of enhancing bilateral economic relations of Pakistan with its western neighbors and democratization of policy making process in the education sector.
Joint Secretary (Expenditure) Ministry of Finance, Government of Pakistan
Mr Aamer Mahmood Hussain holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Punjab University, Lahore. He has an extensive experience spreading over 20 years in the financial sector working in Finance Division of Ministry of Finance and Federal Board of Revenue, Government of Pakistan. He held various positions like Joint Secretary- Investment, Banking, Expenditure, Development and Financial Advisor to different Federal Ministries. He has also served as Deputy Commissioner of Income tax for more than 10 years.
He has also been and is representing Government of Pakistan on different boards and their committees such as Security Papers Ltd., Industrial Development Bank of Pakistan, Employees Old- Age Benefits Institution, Export Development Fund, Worker’s Welfare Fund, PAIR Investment Company Ltd. and National Power Parks Management Company (Pvt) Ltd. etc. He has also attended a number of national and international courses and seminars like “Senior Management Course” and “National Management Course” at National Management College, National School of Public Policy, Lahore, Seminars on “Macroeconomic Management for Senior Officials” and “Selected Issues in the Evolving Financial Regulatory Framework” at IMF Singapore Regional Training Institute, Singapore, “Independent Monitoring and Evaluation of Development Projects” at IP3, Washington, DC, USA. He is also a holder of Certificate of Director Education from Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance
Mr. Abbas Daneshvar Hakimi Meibodi is the Managing Director/CEO of PAIR Investment Company Limited. He holds a Master’s degree in Economics from Imam Sadiq University in Tehran, Iran. He has a long, diversified and successful track record in the Iranian Banking. He started his banking career with Bank of Industry and Mine in 2001 where he held various senior positions and climbed the clear ladder step by step. He also attended International courses and skilled in Risk, Finance, AML/CFT, Treasury, International Banking and Compliance.
Ms. Saadia Shaikh is a Human Resource professional with over 8 years’ experience in a range of human resources roles within the service industry. She has a strong track record in the strategic and operational management of people and provision of value added solutions to achieve business objectives. Her experience incorporates the delivery of operational services, performance management, recruitment, employee relations, team and project management. She has excellent business acumen capable of driving performance improvements across the business. She holds a MBA and LLB degree.