Board of Trustees

The Aman Foundation was founded under a strong leadership and now operates under the sound guidance of our Trustees.

Fayeeza Naqvi

Fayeeza Naqvi

Fayeeza Naqvi is Co-founder and Chairman of the Aman Foundation. She is a passionate humanitarian who, for the last two decades, has dedicated herself to improving the socioeconomic
lives of the underserved in Pakistan.

Fayeeza is a Trustee of the British Asian Trust and a Founding Member of the Advisory Board of the London School of Economics-South Asia Center. In addition, she recently joined the Board
of The Malala Fund.

Fayeeza has been recognized globally for her humanitarian work. In 2015, Fayeeza received the BNP Paribas Grand Prix award for Individual Philanthropy. In 2016, she received the Global Humanitarian Award for Woman’s & Children’s Health, presented by the Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population & Reproductive Health at the John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health for this work. In 2016, she also received the Power of Purpose award from Devex, an annual award presented in partnership with McKinsey & Company, honoring the top women leaders in global development. In 2017, she was honored with the Schwab Social Entrepreneur
of the Year Award.

She is a strong supporter of art across the MENASA regions. She is a member of the Selection Committee for the Abraaj Group Art Prize and a member of the Tate Modern International Council. Fayeeza is a graduate of the London School of Economics and Political Science.

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Ahsan Naqvi

Ahsan Naqvi

Ahsan Naqvi is an Analyst at The Abraaj Group, and has been a Trustee of the Aman Foundation since 2010, representing the Aman Trust.

Mr. Naqvi is a strong advocate of vocational education as a means of alleviating widespread poverty across the country and as a mechanism for correcting the imbalances prevalent throughout today’s society.

Mr. Naqvi is a graduate of the London School of Economics, with a BSc (Hons) in International Relations and History.

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Faaris Naqvi

Faaris Naqvi

Faaris Naqvi is a graduate of Columbia University, New York, with a B.A. in History and Political Science, prior to which he grew up in Dubai.

Faaris is currently working on building out an early stage ecosystem platform across growth markets to help grow the impact of technology enablement and urban city consumer growth. He also worked at the Abraaj Group as an Investment Professional in both Dubai and Istanbul.

Faaris is a strong advocate of equal opportunity and access to transparent information which has spurred his drive to build out the impact of technology which he sees as an equalization tool. He is also a keen sportsman and avid traveler.

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Falak Naqvi

Falak Naqvi

Falak Naqvi has a BA (Hons) in Fashion Management from the University of the Arts in London, and is currently pursuing a post-graduate program in Contemporary Art at Sotheby’s Institute in London. Her early education was in Dubai.

She has a strong focus on community outreach programs with a particular focus on youth empowerment as an agent of change, is a trustee of the Aman Foundation, and a member of the YPO and Giving Pledge Next Generation organisations.

Falak spent four years working at Al Tayer Group as a retail management specialist, being a part of the buying team that sourced inventory for Harvey Nichols and Bloomingdales, Dubai.

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The Aman Team

The Aman Foundation operates under a team which brings with them a multifaceted experience in the social and corporate sector.

Shazina Masud

Shazina Masud

Shazina Masud is the Chief Executive Officer of Aman Foundation. She brings over 20 years of experience in private sector marketing and sales, including experience in social marketing and social franchising of reproductive health products and services. Ms. Masud has been working in the development sector for the last fifteen years and has experience of leading on country projects in Africa and Asia. Shazina joined Aman Health Care Services in March 2018 and also serves as its Chief Executive Officer.

Previously, as Country Director for PSI Ms. Masud has been responsible for stream lining PSI’s social marketing of family planning products and introducing innovative and market oriented initiatives to create a brand identity for the network of private sector providers in South Africa, Somali land, Nepal and Pakistan. She has worked closely with national governments to strengthen their capacity in providing reproductive health services as well as primary health solutions for women and children. Ms. Masud also spearheaded PSI/Nepal’s emergency response to the earthquake in Nepal by scaling up current programming and introducing immediate measures for provision of water chlorination solution and partnered with the government through the crisis.

Ms. Masud has a Masters in Business Administration from the Institute of Business Administration, University of Karachi, Pakistan and is in the process of completing an MS in Creativity in Change and Leadership studies from Buffalo College, New York.

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Shazina Masud

CEO, The Aman Foundation
CEO, Aman Health Care Services

Ali Faraz Siddiqui

Ali Faraz Siddiqui

Ali Faraz Siddiqui brings over 15 years of local and international experience in the private sector, including experience in leading key operational projects in the petroleum industry with Raceway Petroleum USA, and in the telecom industry with Mobilink – a Vimplecom company in Pakistan.

Ali joined the Aman family in 2015 and has been serving as Head of Operations for the vocational training facility, AmanTech, since 2016. Under his leadership, the institute has successfully concluded international donor funded projects such as the $7 million USAID KYWDP Project, and the first round of the Training Fund for Sindh and Balochistan funded by the TVET Sector Support Program.

In the past year, Ali’s leadership has played an instrumental role in positioning AmanTech as an organization that is capable of producing strategies for long-term growth in the vocational training sector. Apart from overseeing overall operations, he is also spearheading consultancy projects that ensure sustainability of the institute; AmanTech has entered into a partnership with the Fauji Foundation to provide consultancy services in designing and operationalizing a state-of-the-art TVET facility in Sialkot. Other consultancy projects that have been secured under Ali’s expert management include a consultancy project from BBSUTSD Khaipur Mirs for revamping their institute in Khairpur, as well as a public private partnership with the Government of Punjab to take over three institutes in the province and uplift their operational standards to be at par with AmanTech.

Ali has graduated from Mercy College, New York with a Bachelors in Computer Science and is pursuing a Masters in Business Administration from DeVry University, USA. He is also currently a member of NAVTTC’s Executive Council of National Skills Forum.

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CEO, Aman Tech

Elishba John

Elishba John

Elishba John is a seasoned HR professional with 12 years of experience in building robust people practices that help create the next generation of leaders. Has a flair for working closely with the business to fulfill talent needs, create an agile workforce and adjust HR strategies to respond to changing business needs. Enjoys managing organizational changes, believes HR to be a trusted thought leader for business and helps develop an ‘agile’ culture within the organization.

She joined the Social Sector with the passion to work for a social enterprise that offers innovative solutions to grass roots issues faced by the underserved community. Prior to this she was performing a business partnering role at Syngenta, a global market leader in agribusiness and National Foods Limited, a pioneer in local FMCG industry, where she gained a well-rounded experience in all HR areas. In her association with Sensei International, she conducted leadership interventions for international conglomerates.

Elishba is a graduate of Institute of Business Management with majors in Human Resources and Marketing. In addition, she is a certified trainer and Neuro Linguistics Programming practitioner and uses both to coach, engage and retain people.

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Head of Human Resources

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