1. Overall experience of working in key positions in government/ development sector for more than 21 years in the field of public sector development, directing and supervising complex programs funded by multilateral donors, government administration, communication and media, budget monitoring and human resource management. Key strength is effective communication and interpersonal skills with senior government officials due to personal links in the federal and provincial bureaucracy.
2. Changed the management practices of CDA within a short period of one year while working there as a member. The strategic planning and disruptive change management applied in real.
3. Worked as Provincial Director Punjab in a $75 m USAID funded 5 year project and introduced institutional reforms which were acknowledged by the government.
4. Worked as Deputy Program Director at DSD (Punjab) for 360,000 public school teachers training and restructured the organization by establishing a comprehensive database; introducing quality procedures (ISO) and certain other reforms on a large scale.
5. The youngest ever candidate to pass the most competitive exam of Pakistan i.e. Central Superior Services (CSS) which is still a record and stood 78th all over Pakistan.
6. Worked closely with international organizations and agencies like USAID, UNICEF, GTZ, CIDA-CPBEP, World Bank and UN agencies etc. Gained vast experience of project development, proposal writing and preparing technical and financial reports.
7. Represented Pakistan at different national and international forums and wrote different research papers and developed education management/other project management related material.
8. Writing regular Urdu and English columns in Daily Jang and The News which are most widely circulated dailies of Pakistan; and also got Best Columnist award for Urdu columns for 2009-10 and 2016-17 by All Pakistan Newspapers Society from President of Pakistan; also published 3 books.
media affairs / public relations
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