President & Vice Presidents

President PMI KPC
President

An IT and management executive with cross functional and diversified experience in project management, implementation of large scale financial solutions, ERP applications, MIS applications, business analysis, risk management and change management.

Fahad has a background in project management training. He has developed content and conducted a number of workshops on project management and PMP Exam Preparation. He has trained individuals from leading Multinationals, Banks, Pharmaceuticals, IT & Telecom Sector, Government Organizations, Armed Forces and Not-for-Profit Organizations. Moreover, Fahad has taught professional courses at PAF-KIET and the University of Karachi. He also specializes in online training and consulting services.

Fahad has been working in the Banking & Insurance domain and has experience with one of the largest insurance companies in Pakistan. He is currently engaged with a reputable bank as a PMO Lead. Fahad is a Computer Science graduate, a certified PMP® and ITIL (IT Services Management) credential holder. He is an active PMI KPC member since 2011 and also volunteered with PMI KPC since January 2013.

EVP PMI KPC
EVP

Wajahat Ali Khan is Management Professional in Information Technology Project and Services Portfolio. He is well versed with the management of IT portfolios on global standards, managing & meeting the expectations of stakeholders and optimizing outcomes to deliver business benefits. He has good business acumen, understanding of standard business processes and experience of dealing with C-Level executives.

Wajahat Ali Khan possesses Master degree in Project Management from University of Aberdeen, UK. He is PMP certified and volunteered with PMI headquarters. Other professional certifications held by Wajahat Ali Khan include ITIL certification from OGC, UK, CIPM and MPM certifications from American Academy of Project Management.

VP Communications

With the expertise and 6 plus years experience in IT project management, solution architect, and business analyst, Waqar has served FMCG sector to small software houses as project management professional, system analyst and software engineer. During this tenure, He has been involved in diversified & successful implementations of IT projects, which includes ERP, Asset Management, Distribution Management Implementations, Fiber based LAN Restructuring, IBM based Email Server Implementation, IP based PBX implementation, etc.

Along with professional career as Project Manager in leading stationery manufacturing organization, Waqar has also been managing LiveBits as CEO since March 2009, in which he has delivered excellence web based products, services and results for both local and international clients.

Previously he was volunteering as Director Website in PMI Karachi Pakistan Chapter (KPC) and recently has elected as VP Communications for the year 2016.

He loves reading story books, explore new tech gadgets and discuss world issues and sports.

VP Governance & Policy

Mr. Kashif is a business professional and carries with him significant experience of oil and gas sector. For the last many years, he has been managing a business segment in a leading Oil Marketing Company, in which his areas of expertise includes procurement, inventory management, pricing, vendor management, distribution/ channel management, strategy formulation, business proposals, business development & diversification, new projects etc.

Despite having degrees in Economics as well as in Business from the leading institutes, and professional certifications in Supply Chain (SCM) and Project Management (PMP) with over 15 years of enriched experience, he is also keen in actively participating at various social activities and volunteer roles. He possess strong communication, negotiating and decision making skills with a proven track record of handling various portfolios with honesty and professionalism.

Mr. Kashif has been attached with PMI Karachi Pakistan Chapter (KPC) since 2013 and recently has been appointed as VP Governance & Policy in the year 2017.

VP Marketing

Farhan Siddiqui brings an extensive professional experience of over 12 years in Sales and Marketing. He holds MBA in Marketing from IBA Karachi and B.E. Mechanical from NUST. His area of interest is the IT & Telecom industry, where he has worked for well-known System Integrators such as Jaffer Business Systems and Cube XS Weatherly (Private) Limited – the pioneers of data center in Pakistan.

He had been Director Marketing in PMI Karachi Pakistan Chapter.

In leisure time, he reads books and magazines on diverse subjects and likes exploring new geographical areas. He has traveled extensively within Pakistan, covering almost all of the northern region of Pakistan and has toured the Middle East and Far East as well.

VP Membership

A seasoned IT management executive, with over 20 years of progressive experience with top tier organizations, having the right mix of project management, technology, functional, and leadership acumen. Presently working in Pak-Arab Refinery Limited (PARCO) as Section Head IT and leading a team of ERP and Software Solutions. Prior to PARCO, he has worked with Pfizer Pakistan as Corporate IT Manager and Pakistan Cables Limited as System Analyst.

Waseem is MS in Computer Science, a certified PMP®, MCSE/MCDBA (Microsoft System Engineer/Database Administrator), ITIL (IT Services Management) and COBIT (IT Governance) credential holder. He has proven experience in IT Project Management from Software development to Network Infrastructure and Information Security & Governance.

He has been an active volunteer at PMI Karachi Chapter since 2009 and leading a team of PMI-KPC Nominating Committee from 2009-2012, responsible for managing the transparent elections for vacant BOD positions.

VP PD&E

Seasoned and experienced professional having over 15 years of working experience in the fields of Engineering and IT. Holding 3 different professional degrees and a PMP & SFC Certification. Having vast experienced working in & with large international and government organizations. Currently heading the Offshore PMO of large US based IT firm and is primarily responsible to oversee the product development and providing expertise in adopting the project management methodologies so projects are completed on time and within scope and budget.

VP Volunteer Coordination

Kinza has been associated with PMI Karachi Pakistan Chapter (KPC)  as a volunteer  since 2015  and  has taken up the role of Master of Ceremonies with the Program Portfolio. Recently she has been elected as Vice President Volunteers  Coordination in the year 2016.

She is a graduate in Electronics Engineering from Hamdard University and also holds a third position in Masters of Industrial Controls and Automation Engineering. She is also a certified PMP. She has in general 4+ years of diversified experience in engineering design, business analysis and project management.

She also has an extensive experience in teaching engineering / IT professionals. She is currently working as a project manager at Zultec group of companies and heading several projects. Her personal interests are motivational speaking, career counseling, social and professional networking.

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