Mr Kashif Wasim Mirza

Mr Kashif Wasim Mirza has more than 16 years of experience in strategic and operational manangement both in public and private sector. He is currenlty working a Operations Manager (MENA) for the Australian Trade Commission based in Dubai – UAE. Before moving to UAE from Paksitan in 2007, he has worked with DFID, The World Bank and Deloitte in various capacities.

Mr Mirza is an optimist, believes in a bright future and our ability to build it together.

Captain Abdul Hafeez Nasir

Captain Abdul Hafeez Nasir is a Master Mariner with over 23 years of deep Sea experience for shipping industry, especially in the area of operations management. Additionally he is a Lead for various standards like ISM, QMS, EMS, OHSAS and NEBOSH. Since last 11 years he is working ashore, managing Abu Dhabi fleet for offshore oil fields marine operations and presently working with ADNOC subsidiary as a Marine Projects Specialist for New oil fields development.

Muhammad Younus Lakhani

Mr. Lakhani is civil engineer by profession and graduated from NED university of engineering and technology – Karachi. He has been pioneer in construction industry with some innovative ideas and successful projects. He is CEO of M/S Lakhani builders Besides his professional activities he is instrumental in development of engineering resources , Member of EPE ( Engineers of Pakistan in Emirates) , representing in Pakistan Engineering Council and renowned phlintrophist . Since inception he is part of TDC team and TDC taking benefits his valuable advices.

Ashif Ratala

Ashif is by profession a qualified Chartered Accountant and a qualified Cost & Management Accountant. Currently he is the Managing Director of a management consulting firm and a bookkeeping franchiser for Queensland, Australia. He is also coaching entrepreneurs from across Australia and New Zealand in setting up new businesses including setup, business development, management, and client relationship etc.

In his previous roles, he has worked as Director – Advisory Services with Beaufort Associates (Dubai), Head of Finance and Operations with Prudential Asset Management (Saudi Arabia and Dubai), Manager Specialist Advisory Services and Auditor with Grant Thornton (Pakistan).

He has operationally managed multi billion dollar funds in the Middle East and India. He has been involved in advising several clients including banks, asset management companies, high net worth individuals, telecom service providers, and various government departments in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Singapore, Hong Kong and Pakistan. In social sector, he worked as lead auditor for clients including UNDP, USAID, CIDA and IUCN in the areas of operations and finance. Key sectors which he served includes education, poverty elevation, conservation of natural resources, social marketing, media, and devolution of power by government etc.

He is one of the founding members of The Diabetes centre- Pakistan . He advises TDC on various operational and financial matters.

Dr. Muhammad Farhan

Dr. Muhammad Farhan , a graduated from Dow University of Health Sciences DUHS– Karachi Pakistan has more than 18 years of experience in medical operations both in public and private sector. He is currently working as a FAMILY PHYSCIAN at SEHA -Ambulatory Healthcare Services Co based in Abu Dhabi  – UAE. He is an active member of Pakistani professional community in UAE and Ex-Vice President Membership of Pakistan Business Professional Council . Currently he is a member of Overseas Pakistanis Foundation and  a member of advisory board at The diabetes centre- Pakistan providing valuable support to the noble cause. He is leading coordinator  of our team in Sindh-Karachi region to established activities and hospital of TDC.

Engr. Farooq Bhatti

Graduated in Civil Engineering from UET Lahore back in 1998 and posses 20 years experience in infrastructure projects planning, business needs, defining budgets and estimates, procurement and contracts Management. He is currently working as Senior Manager with Abu Dhabi Airports since last 12 years in Contracts and Procurement. Farooq’s voluntary contribution towards TDC in advisory role from TDC inception, team building, project planning, management, execution and operational functions are remarkable and are indeed value addition to TDC core Management.

Dr. Imran Mirza

Obtained his medical degree in 1990 from Pakistan. He got his Masters Degree in Microbiology in USA followed by residency training in Pathology. He is a Fellow of the College of American Pathologists, Fellow of American Society for Clinical Pathology, and Fellow of Royal College of Physicians of Canada. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pathology in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Hematology, and Molecular Genetic Pathology. He was a Consultant and Associate Professor for over 9 years at the University of Alberta Hospitals, Edmonton, Canada. More recently, he has taken the position of Chief of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Institute at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi.

Mr. Shafqat Ali Malik

He is a chartered certified accountant and corporate treasurer by profession with over 10 years of senior financial experience Mr. Shafqat Ali Malik is the Chief Executive Officer at CastleHill Group. He served as the Chief Financial Officer of Aldar Properties.

He has been a founder member of The Diabetes Centre, has been strongly supporting the cause.