Mr. Chhapra is an industrialist with diversified business interests in Pakistan and South Africa. He is recognized internationally for his philanthropic work as Founder and Chairman of The Citizen’s Foundation and also runs The Patient Aid Foundation, a private-public partnership at Jinnah Hospital. He has been awarded the Sitara-e-Imtiaz, the highest honor bestowed on private citizens by the Government of Pakistan.
Shazim is a business professional with over 15 years of experience running his family industrial holdings in Pakistan and South Africa. He is credited in turning around two of the businesses. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Columbia University and an MBA from NYU’s Stern School of Business.
Aamer is a business professional with over 15 years experience of financial markets. He currently is a partner at MI Ventures, a New York based early stage fund that makes investments in seed stage technology companies. Previously, he was a Managing Director & Portfolio Manager at a hedge fund and prior to that held senior roles at Deutsche Bank and Credit Suisse in New York City. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and Economics from Yale University and an MBA from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Business.
Zain is a seasoned finance executive with over 20 years of experience. Till most recently, he was the Senior Executive Officer of National Bank of Abu Dhabi Investment Management. Prior to NBAD he was Managing Director at the global investment bank Calyon in New York. He spent the earlier part of his career at Credit Suisse and JPMorgan. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an MBA from Columbia University’s Graduate Business School.
Khalid is a business professional with over 15 years of Marketing, Sales and Business Development experience in the Middle East and Pakistan. Most recently he was working as the marketing head at The House of Coastal in Pakistan. Khalid gives back to the community by volunteering with The Patients Aid Foundation. He holds an MBA from an affiliate program of the University of Missouri.
Babar is an engineering professional with over 25 years experience in the field of construction of multistorey buildings, roads and infrastructure development. He also has vast experience in managing large scale civil engineering projects. He holds a bachelor's degree in the field of civil engineering from the Military College of Engineers, Risalpur. He also has experience in raising and commanding a Rangers Wing under trying conditions.
Mahmood is a Solar Energy professional with over 5 years of experience. He possesses a diverse technical background in the field of Renewable Energy. He has an install experience of more than 600 kWp on grid and off grid projects across Pakistan. His PV installation & design experience spans most of the major European and Chinese PV components suppliers. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Electrical and Power Engineering from University of South Asia Lahore.