Our Team

Omair Ahmad

Director

Omair is a graduate of The University of the South – Sewanee, with a Bachelors of Arts in Economics. He has previously worked at SNL Financial, a financial analytics company headquartered in Virginia, on their global expansion initiatives.

Since March 2013, Omair has served as the Director of the Network of Organizations Working for People with Disabilities, Pakistan (NOWPDP). He is responsible for overall management of the organization, strengthening and increasing the impact of its projects.

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Omair Ahmad

Omair Ahmad

Director

Karim Navroz Ali

Head of Admin and Finance

Since joining NOWPDP in 2009, Karim was responsible for the Finance, and then later, the admin department at NOWPDP. He is responsible for developing and implementing financial systems and procedures, compliance and reporting for NOWPDP’s grant-funded projects along with ensuring the smooth running of the organization.

Karim has completed a Masters in Business Administration with a Major in Finance from Hamdard University, Karachi. Before joining NOWPDP, Karim worked for Pakistan Cables Ltd as an Accounts Officer.

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Karim Navroz Ali

Karim Navroz Ali

Head of Admin and Finance

Nabil Shaukat

Head of Impact Assessment

Nabil is a Graduate in Sociology, a part time Model, a show choreographer and a hard core Salman Khan fan. His motto in life is “Being Human”. He has previously worked with PR companies in the field of media and fashion, and has participated in the coordination of major events such as the Sindh Festival and ARY Film Awards.

Nabil started his career at NOWPDP as Human Resources officer and progressed to being the Head of Impact Assessment.

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Nabil Shaukat

Nabil Shaukat

Head of Impact Assessment

Nizar Ali Shah

Admin & Accounts Assistant

Nizar Ali, affectionately known as Nizar Sahab, has been a part of NOWPDP since it’s advent in 2008. He joined as an Office Assistant, but his hard work, quiet determination and ability to learn and progress as an individual lead to his promotion as the Admin and Accounts assistant at NOWPDP.

His motto in life is “If you work hard enough you can be anything”; as is proven by the fact that NOWPDP relies on his expertise for the smooth day to day running of its operations.

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Nizar Ali Shah

Nizar Ali Shah

Admin & Accounts Assistant

Samar Naqvi

Project Manager - yaqEEEn

Samar is a Fulbright Scholar and a graduate of New York University (NYU), with a Master of Arts in Applied Psychology, and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.

She has had work experiences at United Nations, St. Luke’s and Roosevelt Hospital’s Family and Child Care Division and the Cooke Center for Learning Disabilities in New York. She also has an international publication with a chapter in APA’s Handbook of Multicultural Psychology, 2013 to her credit. Her interest in cricket (specifically Shahid Afridi) also led her to host a T-20 world cup cricket show on Dawn news in 2012.

She was previously associated with the Aman Foundation, before joining NOWPDP in January 2014.

Samar is currently heading NOWPDP’s yaqEEEn project, which aims to develop institutions into equal opportunity providers, inclusive of people with disabilities.

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Samar Naqvi

Samar Naqvi

Project Manager - yaqEEEn