Board of Trustees

Name Designation Description
Shafqat Mehmood  Chairperson Mr. Shafqat Mehmood is the Chairperson and founder of PAIMAN Alumni Trust. He has served in the defense forces for thirty three years and retired in 2001 as a Brigadier. He holds a masters degree in Strategic studies and is a graduate of Staff College, Toronto, Canada. To his credit, he has a variety of professional courses in management, governance, strategic planning, conflict transformation and peace building. After his retirement in 2001, he led a UN project of women’s political participation in Pakistan which inspired him to work for women emancipation and social empowerment thus in 2004 he founded PAIMAN Alumni Trust.
Shabana Fiaz Member BOT Shabana Fayyaz is an assistant professor at the Defense and Strategic Studies Department of Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad. She has been associated with theteaching profession for the last 15 years. Ms. Fayyaz is also the coordinator of the Pakistan chapter of Women Without Borders and a member of the advisory board of the Peace and Collaborative Development Network.
Farida Sadiq Misbah Member BOT Ms. Farida Sadiq is working as Deputy Director in Punjab Text Book Board Lahore. Farida Sadiq is also an independent consultant and master trainer with over 12 years of experience in the field of conflict resolution, democracy, and governance. With PAIMAN Alumni Trust, Ms. Sadiq conducts trainings and advocacy sessions with youth and local communities on conflict transformation and peacebuilding.
Ms. Sadiq has also trained district councilors, government secretaries, and women seeking elected office on gender sensitization, voter education, women’s empowerment, and leadership skills for UNDP.
Aamir Riaz  Member BOT Mr. Aamir Riaz has 18 years of professional experience in conducting research and he is an acclaimed columnist in various leading news papers and journals on different social and political issues. He has edited and published different books and consulted for various national and international organizations including USIAD, DFID, GTZ, UNDP, CIDA, Federal Ministry of Education Provincial Local Government Departments.
Muhammad Imran Khan Member BOT Mr. Imran Khan is a civil servant working in public sector for last 6 years. Mr. Imran has acquired expertise in management of human & material resources along with monitoring and evaluation techniques.
Ghazanfar Imam Rizvi Member BOT Mr. Ghazanfar has 20 years of experience in management and technical assistance to national level Drug Demand Reduction and HIV/AIDs Prevention Programs. Currently he is working as Director, Inter-District Coordination under the Global Fund Project being implemented by Nai Zindagi as the Principal Recipient with the additional charge of Director Administration and HR.
Rasul Jan Member BOT Mr. Rasul Jan has served in the defense forces for 23 years and is currently working as Deputy Director Administration NADRA PHQ Peshawar.
Zahid Naseem Khattak Member BOT Mr. Zahid Nasim is an experience development professional having more than 16 years of experience in humanitarian and development work. His expertise are Project Management, Monitoring & Evaluation, Policy Management, Women Development, Disaster Management / Preparedness and Reproductive Health. During his professional career he has been working with different national and international organization including Resource Monitoring Development Group, UNDP, Development Consultant International, UN ESCAP, PRSP, UNFPA, UN Habitat and presently he is working as Private Consultant for development projects.