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H. Jamal Zubairi,Associate Professor and Head of Department of Accounting and Finance, holds a BE degree from Dawood College of Engineering & Technology and MBA from IBA, Karachi. He also holds a banking diploma (DAIBP) from the Institute of Bankers of Pakistan. He possesses over 30 years of professional experience, mainly as a development banker with the National Development Finance Corporation and has also worked for other leading financial institutions such as ORIX Leasing. He has taught core as well as elective courses in Accounting and Finance for over 15 years, both as visiting and full time faculty. His research interests are in the areas of Banking, Risk Management and Corporate Finance. He has presented research papers at various international conferences and has also co-authored a book 'Financial Management in Pakistan' which was published by the Oxford University Press, Pakistan in the year 2005.

Syed Ajaz Ahmed,Senior Fellow of Finance and Accounting, is a fellow member of ICMAP and has qualified the final examination of the ICMAP in 1976. He has served for 32 years in national and multinational corporations and has headed finance and accounts department in various industrial sectors, including construction, food and beverages and petrochemicals. Mr. Ajaz has also worked for investment banking, shipping and textile sectors. Before joining IoBM as full-time member, he has been an adjunct faculty member at ICMAP and facilitator of ICAP.

Sharique Ayubi,Associate Professor of Finance and Accounting. He holds a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from IBA, Karachi and another Master's degree in Economics from the University of Karachi. He also holds a Banking Diploma from the Institute of Bankers, Karachi. Currently, he is enrolled in the MS/PhD program. His experience in industry has been in National Development Finance Corporation (NDFC), where he worked for 14 years. He has been teaching courses in Finance, Accounting and Management for over 12 years at various universities and business schools. His research interests are Corporate Governance; Regulation of Banking and Securities Markets; and Comparative Management.

Naseem Akhtar, Associate Professor, Finance and Accounting, is an MBA from IBA (gold medalist) and BE Mechanical from NED. He has working experience of 28 years. His last appointment was with Roche (Pakistan) Private Limited as a Chief Executive Officer. Prior to that, he worked as an Assistant Vice President, NDFC. He was also the Company Commander-Captain in Pak Army for 3 years.

Syed Maqbool ur Rehman, Assistant Professor in Accounting and Finance, is an investment banker as well as an educationist with an MBA from IBA. He has also received a diploma in banking from the Institute of Bankers in Pakistan. He has worked with reputed financial institutions for 18 years in operational areas in senior management positions. He has been teaching since 1989 at various business schools. His research interests include Risk Management, Compliance of IAS by local industry, Corporate Governance and Financial Markets.

Tauseef A. Qureshi, Assistant Professor in Finance, holds an MBA from the Institute of Business Administration. He has a unique blend of industry and teaching experience and has held senior management positions in Pakistan, USA and Canada.

Mehboob Moosa, Assistant Professor, Accounting, is a fellow member of ICMAP. He has also qualified CA final group-II. His 30 years' experience includes working with national and multinational companies like BOC (Pakistan) Ltd., Al-Futtaim Engineering, Dubai, Habib Group, World Group of Companies (Automobiles), Liberty Textiles, etc. as well as audit firms like KPMG Taseer Hadi, Sidaat Hyder, Rahim Jan and educational institutions of UK and Pakistani education streams.

Shazia Farooq, Senior Lecturer of Accounting and Finance, is a CFA Charter holder and also holds BBA (Hons) and an MBA from IBA, Karachi. She brings 15 years of professional experience in the field of finance, banking and research. She is teaching core as well as elective courses in Finance.

Kamran Rabbani, Senior Lecturer, Finance and Accounting, is an MBA in Finance. He has working experience of 20 years mainly in the banking sector, where he trained Saudi Bankers in the area of small and medium enterprise financing. He has 4 years of teaching experience as visiting faculty at Greenwich and at IoBM since January 2010.

Asiya Shirazi, Lecturer in Finance, holds an MBA degree in Finance from IoBM and has five years of work experience as Credit Officer/Risk Analyst in a leading commercial bank. She has undergone various training programs in the risk management function of a bank. She also obtained Banking Diploma in 2005 from the Institute of Bankers, Pakistan. Her research interests are in the areas of Banking & Finance.

Samina Riaz, Lecturer in Accounting, holds an MBA in Finance from Bahria University. Her research interests are in the areas of Banking and Financial Accounting and also presented research papers in the National and International Conferences and intends to pursue PhD in the same.

Fareeda Ibad, Associate Professor and Senior Fellow, Communication Skills, holds a Master's degree from the University of Punjab in English. Her professional experience of 37 years includes teaching English and Communication to adult learners in diversified contexts. She has worked at the PACC in the capacity of language teacher, officer-in-charge, teacher trainer and curriculum coordinator. She has also worked at the British Council in the capacity of IELTS examiner and trainer, and ICFE examiner. Her communication teaching experience of 20 years includes teaching at both BBA and MBA levels at IoBM, Greenwich and Iqra Universities. Her additional experience is in the field of testing in ELT and corporate training in Soft Skills development.

Muhammad Asif Khan, Senior Lecturer Communication, is an MA in English Literature and Linguistics from the University of Karachi and MBA from IoBM. He has a rich experience of teaching English and communication related subjects to various categories of students ranging from intermediate and A-Levels to BBA and MBA. His areas of interest include TESL, Business Communication and Interpersonal Skills. He is also a contributor to the Pakistan Business Review (PBR), where his interviews with prominent personalities of the corporate world are published. In future he plans to pursue his MPhil in the area of HRD

Muhammad Irfan Sheikh, Senior Lecturer in Communication earned his Master's degree in English Literature and Linguistics from the National University of Modern Languages (NUML). He completed his Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Karachi, Bachelor of Education from Hamdard University and 'Training to Teach English for Specific Purposes' (TTESP) from the Aga Khan University. He is a member of PARE (Pakistan Association for Research in Education), SPELT (Society of Pakistan English Language Teachers). He is an M Phil fellow and is currently working on his research thesis. He has developed a website "Webell" for ELT and research purposes.

Wajdan Raza,Senior Lecturer, Communication, has an EIL Certificate from Kings' College, London and MA English Linguistics from the University of Karachi. His PhD in Sociolinguistics is in progress from the University Sains Malaysia. He has also submitted his MPhil English Linguistics dissertation at the University of Karachi. He has teaching experience of 5 years and his last appointment was as an Assistant Professor in the Department of English at PAF-KIET. He has conducted training and has been a visiting Lecturer at the Aga Khan University, Karachi University and NUML. He has four published research papers to his credit. He is also a recipient of KINGS Award 2010 by the King's College London.

Madiha Zeest Waheed,Lecturer in French Language (foreign & business), holds a Bachelor's degree from St. Joseph's College for Women in Psychology, Political Science and Persian. Having a flair for different languages, she took up the French Language course at The Alliance Francaise de Karachi and obtained Diplome de Langue Francaise, Paris 1998 and 1990 offered by the French Ministry. She also holds Master's degree in Francais Langue Etrangere et Seconde from Universite Lumiere, Lyone, France. She has also been attending training programmes and sessions held by the French Embassy. She has been associated with IoBM since 1999 and her interest in research is in language teaching and learning. Recently one of her papers was published in an international journal.

Sarwat Nauman, Lecturer in Communication, holds an MA, English Literature from the University of Karachi. She has teaching experience of 7 years and has been associated with Greenwich University, Pakistan International School Jeddah, Greenwich Public School and Defence Authority College for Women.

Syeda Mahtab Fatima, Lecturer in Arabic and Islamic Studies, has Masters in Arabic from Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad with two certificates in Arabic courses from the National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad. She has done BA and BEd from the University of Punjab, Lahore. She has more than 12 years of teaching experience. Her case study about the importance of Arabic Language in International trade was published in Pakistan Business Review July 2010.

Dr. Shahid Amjad, is a Professor and Head of the Department, Environment & Energy Management. He has a PhD from School of Ocean Sciences, University of Wales, UK. His MS is from the University of Oslo Norway in Benthic Ecology. He has completed courses in Management of R&D Institutes from University of New South Wales, Australia. He has been associated with the National Institute of Oceanography as Director General and with various top universities of Pakistan as Acting Vice Chancellor and Professor. He has also been associated as a visiting faculty with NED and the University of Karachi since 2005.

Dr. Asima Zahid, Head of the Department, MBA Health Management Program at IoBM holds an MBBS, in addition to MBA in Health and Hospital Management from IoBM. She has served Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) in different capacities, i.e. as Director Media & Marketing and later as Director Programs for the Institute of Health Management within the same University. She is also a Member of the subject Committee for pharmaceutical representative training and assessment from the National Testing Service. She has been a counselor for the British High Commission to universities in the United Kingdom for pursuing avenues of internationalization of Higher education. She has also been associated with Sind Education Foundation where she arranged Health Camps and Health Trainings of teachers (TOTs) all over Sind. She has been actively involved in CSR activities like free Health camps, Flood relief activities and conducting TV shows on various medical and health management issues of the society. In South City Hospital Clifton, she served as Manager Administration for more than 5 years and at present, she is doing consultancies for health education in GlaxoSmithKline, for their Continuing Medical Education programs (CME) all over Pakistan

Dr. Humeira Jawed Abidi, Lecturer in Health and Hospital Management, holds an MBA (Health Management) from IoBM and MBBS from Sindh Medical College. She has worked in the Clinical Trial Unit of the Aga Khan University Hospital and GlaxoSmithKline in the area of Product Management. She is also the former President of CBM Society of Health Managers (CSHM).

Dr. Khalid Amin, Senior Fellow and Head of Department of HR, holds an MBA and a PhD in Business Administration. He is also a Fellow, Institute of Corporate Secretaries and a Fellow, Institute of Bankers. He has been Chief Executive, Dubai 9 Group, Dubai; Secretary General (Chief Executive), Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry; Secretary General & Chief Executive, All Pakistan Textile Mills Association; Chief Executive, Telecard Ltd.; Chief Operating Officer of two financial institutions in the Prudential Group; General Manager in Pakistan Automobile Corporation, State Petroleum& Board of Industrial Management. He has been actively involved in business research and has over 50 reports, papers & articles to his credit. He has been advising the Ministries of Finance, Commerce, SECP & FBR on business facilitation and regulation. He has been a visiting Professor in MBA Programs in business schools in Pakistan, USA and Europe.

Abdullah Patoli, Senior Lecturer, Department of Management and HRM, earned a Master's Degree in Business Administration with 'Distinction' from Cardiff Business School, University of Wales, UK, and a Bachelor's Degree in Business Studies from the University of Sheffield,UK. He started his professional career with the textile industry and later moved to the banking industry, where he served for about eight years in various managerial capacities. He also brings with him international management experience. His international assignment was based in South Africa where he was posted as an Operations Manager for a Swiss bank. His last corporate assignment was as an Assistant Vice President, with one of the five big banks of Pakistan. Prior to his current assignment, he was associated with the Institute of Business Administration, IBA, Karachi, as a faculty member. His areas of interest are International Business, HRM, Industrial Relations.

Shahnaz Meghani, Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Marketing, has a Master's in Business Administration from IBA. Her industry experience has been in FMCGs sector. She has worked for multinationals and has been associated with training for more than 18 years. She has published research papers on employee motivation, organizational culture, product failures and the influence of chemists on end users.

Samin Ahmad, Associate Professor, Marketing has an MBA in Marketing from IBA and has more than thirty years experience in the field of Marketing and Supply Chain Management with leading multinationals. His last assignment was with Unilever Pakistan as a Senior Manager.

Kausar Saeed, Associate Professor, possesses over 22 years of diversified experience of corporate, academic, entrepreneurial and developmental sector. She has 15 years of teaching experience at graduate and undergraduate level in various renowned universities of Pakistan and her areas of specialization are Management and Marketing. She has spent ten years in Marketing Communications out of which five years were in Advertising with Interflow Communications. She also served as Manager Capacity Development with Aga Khan Foundation where she was involved in developing and conducting training for developmental sector organizations in Pakistan. Currently, she is pursuing her MS Degree in the area of Management Sciences.

Saeed-ur-Rehman, Senior Fellow, Marketing, holds an MA in Political Science from the University of Karachi. His experience in Sales as a senior manager and executive is spread over a period of 34 years. His association with highly reputed multinationals such as Cyanamid and Gillette has honed his management, leadership, and communication skills. He has also been involved in conducting sales training on a national platform.

Ejaz Wasay, Senior Fellow, Marketing, holds an MBA (marketing) from IBA and BSc in Chemistry, Zoology and Botany from Adamjee Science College. He has working experience of 34 years in which he has been associated with companies like UBL as Head of Marketing Services & Corporate Communication, SSGC as Head of Corporate Communication, Orient McCann-Erickson as Executive Director for 5 years, Gillette Pakistan, Gillette du Brasil & Gillette Middle-East in various capacities as Marketing Manager, Senior Brand Manager and as Marketing Director. He has teaching experience of 8 years in which he taught at IBA, HIMS and IoBM as visiting faculty for the last 6 years.

Saadiyeh Said, Assistant Professor in Marketing, holds an MBA from the Institute of Business Administration. She has 19 years of professional experience in the field of Marketing and Consumer Research.

Faisal Masood Kazi, Lecturer, Marketing, holds an MBA (Marketing) from IoBM & Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from FAST, Institute of Computer Science, University of Karachi. He also holds a certification in Java language (JCP) from Sun Microsystems, and has attended a number of Marketing & IT workshops /conferences & training sessions. He possesses 13 years of industry experience at management positions in Marketing with companies like Gul Ahmed textiles, Dewan Farooque Motors, and RIMMEL cosmetics, & in the IT industry in Software Development, Project Management& Customer Support departments. He holds 4 plus years of experience in teaching at graduate and undergraduate level, in various renowned universities of Pakistan. Currently he is pursuing his MPhil Degree in the area of Management Sciences.

Nida Shaukat, Instructor, Marketing, is an MBA (Gold Medalist 2008) from IoBM. She has worked in the marketing department of a leading English newspaper, multinational pharmaceutical, advertising agencies and KESC before joining IoBM as permanent faculty. Currently, she is enrolled with the University of London for her second Master's degree. Her areas of research interest include brand management and marketing communications.

Javaid Ahmed, Senior Fellow and Department Head of Management. He is a Certified Board Director, a Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (UK), Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management (UK), Member of Mensa and a UK Chartered Engineer. He has a MBA with Distinction from Lancaster (empirical research awarded 1st prize by the British Institute of Management) and BSc Engineering (London). He brings over 28 years of a successful top management career with the multinational health care industry including over a decade in Switzerland, Malaysia and the Philippines. He is on the Jury of the EFP Prime Ministers' Corporate Award of Excellence and is a management research reviewer of the Academy of Management, USA. He is case research active in corporate and market strategy and has supervised CBM's MPhil Marketing program. He has written two research based dissertations, published fifteen papers and articles and delivered thirteen selected professional presentations and workshops.

Abdul Qadir Molvi,Associate Professor of Management, has specialized in sales management training, marketing and strategy for corporate clients. He has earned a professional diploma in International Trade and Commerce from UC Berkeley, (USA), MBA (IBA), and BSc from the University of Karachi. He has over 33 years marketing experience of pharmaceutical and consumer products with leading MNCs. He was elected to the Council of the Marketing Association of Pakistan (1996-98) and served as its Vice President in 1998. He has also been invited to lecture on international marketing to the classes of Brand Management 1999 at Fullerton College, California, USA.

Humayun Zafar Choudhry,Assistant Professor in Management, holds an MA in International Relations from the University of Karachi and has completed a number of management courses from Middlesex University, London. His experience in the industry encompasses the areas of Management, Project Financing, Leasing, Modarabas and Credit and Marketing. He had been associated with IoBM for 12 years as visiting faculty before joining the Institute on a permanent basis. He also conducts Management Development workshops for IoBM and has conducted the same for the corporate sector as well as for NIPA (National Institute Of Public Administration).

Dr. Fazal Anwer Khalidi, Assistant Professor of Management, has 24 years of consultancy and senior management experience with multinational pharmaceutical companies. He has also been associated with leading business schools of Karachi as adjunct faculty. His qualifications include MSc Marketing from Salford University, UK; MBA from IBA; and MBBS from Dow Medical College. He was awarded a Chevening Scholarship by the British Council to pursue a Master's program at Salford University. He has also attended an executive development program at the Thunderbird School of Global Management, Arizona, USA.

Shagufta Rafif Ghauri, Senior Lecturer, Management, holds a Master's degree in Human Resource Management and brings along a vast experience of teaching different management subjects and Business English courses to BBA, MBA and MBA(Executive) students. She has also served in the capacity of Vice Principal at a reputed O Level School in Karachi for 3 years. She has been a faculty member of different universities of Karachi and has also been conducting courses and training workshops at the Teacher's Resource Center. She had been associated with IoBM for 7 years.

Fauzia Kanwar, Lecturer, Management, holds an MBA (Marketing) and BBA Honors from IBA. She has working experience of 4 years in which she has been associated with companies like Samsung Electronics, Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications International and Nokia Pakistan. She has been associated with IoBM since August 2010.


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