About PMI Lahore Board

The board Members

Dr. Khalid Ahmad Khan

President

Bio

Practitioner and researcher in Project Management with extensive private and public sector experience of managing large/complex projects using earned value project management

Col. (Retd) Arif Butt

Vice President

Bio

A Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and a Registered Professional Engineer in Pakistan Engineering Council. Have a hands-on experience with Planning & Scheduling with the project management software Primavera enterprise P5 / P6. Have been a member, Board of PMI Lahore Chapter since 2005. Possesses rich and varied experience of over 30 years in Construction and Project Management in public and private sector. Presently serving as General Manager in a private consultancy firm.

Col. (Retd) Arif Butt

Vice President

Bio

A Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and a Registered Professional Engineer in Pakistan Engineering Council. Have a hands-on experience with Planning & Scheduling with the project management software Primavera enterprise P5 / P6. Have been a member, Board of PMI Lahore Chapter since 2005. Possesses rich and varied experience of over 30 years in Construction and Project Management in public and private sector. Presently serving as General Manager in a private consultancy firm.

Mr. Junaid Sagheer

Director Marketing & DA Champion

Bio

Junaid has 8+ years of experience in the IT Industry. He leads projects dealing with different clients from different locations, and languages mainly in English, Spanish, Chinese, and Swedish. He is a PMP, PMI-ACP, A-CSM, CSPO, Certified Disciplined Agile Practitioner, and Certified Scrum@Scale Practitioner. He is currently working as an Agile Coach/ Scrum Master.

Mr. Faisal Ali

Chapter Coordinator

Bio

A Bachelor of Commerce Degree, Masters in HRM with triple majors in Human Resources Management, Marketing and Management Science. Strong knowledge of labour relations, occupational health and safety, recruitment, training and development, design and administration of compensation plans, pay and benefit administration, pay equity, and related labour laws. Capable of championing strategic initiatives, foster team synergy, and execute effective management strategies.
Creative thinker with effective human resources management, marketing planning, and objective setting abilities combined with strong leadership, team building, communication, and presentation skills. Self-motivated with the ability to excel in a fast-paced environment; communicate effectively at all levels.

Early years of my career highlights my experience at EXPERT SYSTEMS(PVT)LTD as an administrator and after that move in restaurant management in SUBMARINE then join Fri-chicks as a Director Business development which later moved towards EDEZELL EDUCATION NETWORK as an administrator and Currently I am working as a Coordinator PMI Lahore Pakistan Chapter, and Coordinating project schedules, resources, equipment, and information. Liaising with clients to identify and define project requirements, scope, and objectives. Ensuring that clients’ needs are met as the project evolve.

Mr. Faisal Ali

Chapter Coordinator

Bio

A Bachelor of Commerce Degree, Masters in HRM with triple majors in Human Resources Management, Marketing and Management Science. Strong knowledge of labour relations, occupational health and safety, recruitment, training and development, design and administration of compensation plans, pay and benefit administration, pay equity, and related labour laws. Capable of championing strategic initiatives, foster team synergy, and execute effective management strategies.
Creative thinker with effective human resources management, marketing planning, and objective setting abilities combined with strong leadership, team building, communication, and presentation skills. Self-motivated with the ability to excel in a fast-paced environment; communicate effectively at all levels.

Early years of my career highlights my experience at EXPERT SYSTEMS(PVT)LTD as an administrator and after that move in restaurant management in SUBMARINE then join Fri-chicks as a Director Business development which later moved towards EDEZELL EDUCATION NETWORK as an administrator and Currently I am working as a Coordinator PMI Lahore Pakistan Chapter, and Coordinating project schedules, resources, equipment, and information. Liaising with clients to identify and define project requirements, scope, and objectives. Ensuring that clients’ needs are met as the project evolve.

Ms. Ammarah Shahzad

Director Memberships

Bio

I am a certified PMI-RMP, PMP professional with over 15 years of proven track record in all facets of project management, project procurement, stakeholder management, construction management, and business acquisitions. Early years of my career highlight my experience at DESCON in fields of project planning, cost control which later moved towards contracts management, risk management, proposals, and lately towards the business acquisition of projects in Pakistan, the Middle East, and the United Kingdom. My current portfolio revolves around project coordination, project communications, and Client handling at NESPAK, a top consultancy organization in Pakistan. In addition to this, I am working as Director Memberships, PMI Lahore Pakistan Chapter responsible for Chapter growth, membership retention challenges, and responsible for presenting the performance of the Chapter Internationally.

Mr. Zaka Awan

Director Events and Sponsorships

Bio

More than 20-years’ experience in the field of Engineering, Project Management & Events Operation & Maintenance. Expert in Planning, procuring, Erection, Commissioning & monitoring of Electrical, Mechanical & Civil Projects. Currently appointed as GM Engineering at Pakistan Expo Centers (Pvt) Limited and working on Lahore, Peshawar & Quetta Expo Centre projects from designing till the completion of the project.

In PMI Chapter Lahore, responsibilities include establish and maintain an active Chapter sponsorship solicitation drive to bring financial sponsorships for Chapter activities. The development and delivery of programs relating to project management for each scheduled Chapter meeting.

Mr. Zaka Awan

Director Events and Sponsorships

Bio

More than 20-years’ experience in the field of Engineering, Project Management & Events Operation & Maintenance. Expert in Planning, procuring, Erection, Commissioning & monitoring of Electrical, Mechanical & Civil Projects. Currently appointed as GM Engineering at Pakistan Expo Centers (Pvt) Limited and working on Lahore, Peshawar & Quetta Expo Centre projects from designing till the completion of the project.

In PMI Chapter Lahore, responsibilities include establish and maintain an active Chapter sponsorship solicitation drive to bring financial sponsorships for Chapter activities. The development and delivery of programs relating to project management for each scheduled Chapter meeting.

Mr. M. Sajjad Anwar

Director Finance

Bio

Current Chapter Role is Director Finance, volunteering with PMI Lahore chapter since 2015. Supported/contributed efforts in the chapter vision, mission, and objectives as detailed by the President of the board and PMI strategic plan. A distinguished career path with steady progression of roles and responsibilities. Practiced professional with 17+ years of experience implementing, managing, and supporting technology solutions for the IT, Finance and health care Project management.

Abdul Raheem

Webmaster

Bio

Abdul Raheem is Entrepreneur, Web Application Architect, Programmer, Certified ColdFusion Expert, and MCTS in SQL Server. He has been done more than 30+ Web Projects and more than 250+ website in different programming languages throughout his outstanding 14+ years career and have been worked with big names in the industry. His primary business objective is to help clients build their web and mobile applications as quickly as possible without neglecting critical security, performance, and usability issues.

Abdul Raheem

Webmaster

Bio

Abdul Raheem is Entrepreneur, Web Application Architect, Programmer, Certified ColdFusion Expert, and MCTS in SQL Server. He has been done more than 30+ Web Projects and more than 250+ website in different programming languages throughout his outstanding 14+ years career and have been worked with big names in the industry. His primary business objective is to help clients build their web and mobile applications as quickly as possible without neglecting critical security, performance, and usability issues.