• Shabir Ahmad Khan 

CEO\Chief Environmental Expert

B.Sc (Hons) Soil and Environmental Sciences

M.Sc. Soil and Environmental Sciences

Expertise:

Mr. Shabir Ahmad Khan has 36 years of experience, working on Environmental Studies and Compliance of Hydropower, Dam, Energy Transmission Lines, Railways, Roads and Infrastructure projects He has 11.5 years practical experience of the Environmental and Resettlement Compliance at site during construction phase of the Ghazi Barotha HPP (3.5 years), Khan Khwar, Allai Khawar, and Dobair Khwar Hydropower Projects (1 year), Renolia HPP (7 years) in addition to other feasibility / detail design / updating reports of hydroelectric and irrigation dams, transmission lines, roads and railways as well as Environment Compliance of USAID funded projects included roads, buildings and water supply schemes.

He has completed more than 150 reports on Environment and Resettlement for Pak-EPA, USAID, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), KFW Development Bank, Asian Development Bank (ADB), China Three Gorges South Asia Investment Limited (C-SAIL) and World Bank/IFC.

  • Muhammad Ramzan Ch.

Technical Adviser/Resettlement Expert

P.hD Land Resources, University of Ankara, Turkey

Expertise:

Dr. Muhammad Ramzan Ch. has about 40 year experience of worked as Resettlement, Land Resources and Land Planning Specialist. Also worked in WAPDA as Director Environment for more than 13 years. The major assignments accomplished were impact assessment of industrial and sewage wastewater on soils, crops and ground water, impact assessment of fertilizers / pesticides / insecticides on ground water and environment, impact assessment of drainage / reclamation projects on environment and socio-economic conditions of project people, worked as director, social and environmental management unit (SEMU) in PIDA, IPD, during this period he prepared “social and environmental assessment guidelines for irrigation infrastructures”, evaluated levels of immigration measures adopted for resolving environmental and social issues, prepared capacity building program for different stakeholders and imparted training to the irrigation and power development staff of Punjab.

  • Muhammad Iqbal Swati

Chief Ecologist/ Forest Management Expert

M.Sc. Forestry, Pakistan

M.Sc. Forest Management, USA

Expertise:

Mr. Muhammad Iqbal Swati has 45 years’ experience Forest Management, Forest Measurements, Watershed Management, Range Management, Wildlife Management, Forest Policy and Law, Forest Engineering, Forest Accounts, Forest Soils, Forest Pathology, Forest Entomology, Silviculture, Forest Mathematics, Forest Statistics, Resource Economics, Watershed Management, Wildlife / Biodiversity Management, Forest Policy and Law, Forest Engineering, Sociology & Public Administration, Forest Soils, Forest Pathology, Forest Entomology, etc.

  • Sakhawat Ali

Ecologist

M.Phil. Zoology

M.Phil Wildlife Management

M.Sc Wildlife Management

B.Sc Botany, Zoology

Expertise:

Mr. Sakhawat Ali has 10 years’ experience of Planning, managing and supervision of ecology and Wildlife / Biodiversity Management related development activities,  identifying wetland delineations, and coordinating threatened and endangered species management along with habitat evaluations, including presence-absence surveys.

He also has experience in planning and overseeing field work, and acting as in-field leader for junior staff and technicians.

  • Fahim Ahmad Khan

GIS Specialist

B.S. BS in GIS (Pakistan)

M.S. GIS & Remote Sensing (Sweden)

Expertise:

GIS/RS, Disaster Management, Water Quality and Environmental Management, Environmental Impact Assessment and Management for Land and Water Resources Development, Surveying, Mapping and Remote Sensing.

He has Extensive experience in land and water resources assessment using ground survey methods, along with airborne and satellite remote sensing techniques, including mapped outputs and cartography.

  • Tayyaba Akhtar

Environmentalist/Chief Chemist

BS (Hons) in Environmental Sciences

M.S/M. Phil in Environmental Sciences

Expertise:

Ms. Tayyaba has 5 years of experience in Environmental Impact Assessment, Waste-Water Treatment, Health Safety & Environment and Solid Waste Management, along with hands-on experience in managing the operations of Environmental Laboratory.

  • Farrukh Jadoon

Sr. Social Safeguards & Resettlement Expert

L.L.M

L.L.B

MA Political Science

BS in Computer Sciences

Expertise:

Mr. Farrukh Jadoon has more than 12 years of work experience in development projects funded or executed by the national and international organizations.

Extensive experience in social resettlement studies, formulation of Resettlement Plans, their validation/ updation, implementation and monitoring. Also have experience of implementation of water & sanitation, health & hygiene education, primary education, child labor, Micro-Finance projects.

He has expertise in institutional development, human resource development, social organization and development including formation, capacity building and linkage development of social organizations. Also have expertise in Program/project development and implementation; work planning, monitoring & evaluation and impact assessment.

  • Jamil Khan

 Resettlement Expert

MS in Global Studies

M.Sc in Sociology

MA in English

Expertise:

He has more than 15 years of work experience in development projects funded or executed by the national and international organizations like, Water & Power Development Authority (WAPDA), Sarhad Hydropower Development Organization (SHYDO), Kfw Bank, Asian Development Bank (ADB). World Bank, Department for International Development (DFID), United Nation Development Program (UNDP), UNICEF, USAID and Commonwealth. Extensive experience in social resettlement studies, formulation of Resettlement Plans, their validation/ updation, implementation and monitoring. Also have experience of implementation of water & sanitation, health & hygiene education, primary education, child labor, Micro-Finance projects.

Social Resettlement and Social Development; more specifically Social Resettlement studies including, preparation of Social Impact Assessment and Social Resettlement Plans (SIA/RAP), Land Acquisition and Resettlement Plan (LARP), Social Poverty Analysis, Social Safeguard Analysis, Gender Analysis, Updation of Social Resettlement Plans and monitoring of implementation of Resettlement Plans. High level skills in qualitative and quantitative research methods including Participatory Rural Appraisal, Participatory Action Planning, and semi structured and structured surveys. Expertise in institutional development, human resource development, social organization and development including formation, capacity building and linkage development of social organizations. Also have expertise in Program/project development and implementation; work planning, monitoring & evaluation and impact assessment.

  • Amir Hamza

Social & Resettlement Expert

Ph.D. in Sociology

Master’s Degree in Social Development

Master’s Degree in History and Analysis of Land – European Territories

Master’s Degree in History

Expertise:

Mr. Amir Hamza has over 16 years of experience in Resettlement Plans Preparation & Implementation, Land Acquisition & Resettlement, Technical Review of Project Reports, Livelihood Restoration, Benefit Sharing Mechanism, Strategic Sectoral Planning, Public Consultation & Participation, Social Mobilization and Community Participation, Infrastructure Development, Institutional Development, Social Ecological System Studies.

  • Syed Shah Muhammad Qoraish

Health Safety and Environmental Expert

HSE Engineering

NEBOSH National Diploma

Expertise:

SYed Shah Muhammad Qoraish is an experience HSE professional with over 20 years’ experience in the construction/manufacturing industry, buildings, roads, transmission lines, infrastructure. Highly pro-active and articulate in communication and possessing excellent leadership, management and persuasive skills to bring about changes in the work culture particularly on health, safety and environmental issues.

  • Junaid Sadiq Gill

Environmentalist

BS (Hons) in Environmental Sciences

M.S/M.Phil in Environmental Sciences

Expertise:

Mr. Junaid has first-hand experience in Environmental Impact Assessment, Waste-Water Treatment, Health Safety & Environment and Solid Waste Management.