Dr. M. Akram Sheikh --------------------------------- Chairman

Dr. Akram Sheikh is a founder director of QSF. He earned his degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Structural Engineering from Canada. He has 53 years technical and administrative experience in various prestigious positions. He was Federal Minister / Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission of Pakistan from 2004 to 2008. He was Advisor to the Army on Planning & Development in Nation Building & Welfare Activities, Islamabad, from 2009 to 2015.

Dr. Akram Sheikh received a number of awards during his distinguished service including Hilal-i-Imtiaz from Government of Pakistan in 2005

Lt Gen Sabeeh Qamar uz Zaman, retired ------- Chief Executive

Lt Gen Sabeeh is a founder director and CEO of QSF. He has also served as Chairman QSF from 2001 to 2015. From 2005 to 2009, he was also Chairman of National Education Foundation, Ministry of Education, Government of Pakistan.

Lt. Gen. Sabeeh has been a Director of The Citizens Foundation since 1996. He has also served as Chief Executive Officer of TCF from 1995 till 2001. As CEO of TCF, he received a UN Award for “his and his organization’s outstanding work in support of primary education for boys and girls in under-privileged areas”. He was also awarded   Hilal-e-Imtiaz and Sitara-e-Bisalat for distinguished service in the Pakistan Army.

Pir Farid Ahsanuddin

Mr. Farid Ahsanuddin is a founder director of QSF. He earned both his graduate and master’s degrees in Civil Engineering from U.S.A. He has 51 years technical direction, administrative and fiscal control of several civil engineering projects in Pakistan and abroad. He is Chief Executive of Republic Engineering Corporation (Pvt) Ltd.

Mr. Farid is on the Board of Governors of a number of Charitable Organizations in the fields of Education and Healthcare. He contributes a substantial part of his time towards these organizations.

Mr Imtiaz Sultan Dossa

Mr. Imtiaz Sultan Dossa is a founder director of QSF. He is a passionate supporter of underprivileged female education and healthcare in Pakistan. He supported The Citizens Foundation (TCF) from its founding in 1996 and is a member of TCF and trustee of TCF-UK. He was a member of Council (trustee) of The Royal Commonwealth Society for the Blind (Sightsavers) and of its important committees. Sightsavers is a UK-based international charity working to eliminate avoidable blindness. It helped set up LRBT, Pakistan’s leading eye-care charity, and remains its principal donor.

Col. Muhammad Anwar Awan

Mr. Muhammad Anwar Awan is a founder director of QSF. He had served with distinction for 26 years in Pakistan Army.

After retirement from the Army, he joined The Citizens Foundation (TCF) as Regional Manager, Punjab. Being one of the pioneers, during his 17 years service with TCF, he made significant contributions to that organization.

Dr. Kashif Sabeeh

Dr. Kashif Sabeeh is a founder director of QSF. He earned his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics from U.S.A. After joining the Physics Department in Quaid-I-Azam University (QAU) in 2002, he is presently a Tenured Professor of Physics in QAU. He has been a fellow of the International Centre of Theoretical Physics (ICTP) in Trieste, Italy and a member pf the American Physical Society. He has made valuable contributions to the education programme of QSF.

Mrs. Sadaf Sohail

Mrs. Sadaf Sohail is a founder director of QSF. She earned her degree of Master of Science in Anthropology from Quaid-I-Azam University, Islamabad.

She is at present located in Ajman, UAE where she is running a business enterprise. Prior to her departure abroad she was actively helping QSF in implementation of the Education Programme.

Pir Saad Ahsanuddin

Mr. Ahsanuddin is a serial entrepreneur, private equity investor, and active participant in public policy matters.   He started his professional career as an investment banker with Credit Suisse, New York and then transitioned to international private equity with Emerging Markets Partnership and New Silk Route.  Since moving back to Pakistan co-founded several successful companies, including entertainment multiplex chain (Cinepax), a national logistics company (Fastrak), Pakistan’s first SVOD company (Starzplay), He serves on the BOD of over twelve leading national/international companies, and is a founding partner of Boston Equity Partners.

He is a graduate of Aitchison College, graduated magna cum laude from Brown University, USA with a dual degree in B.Sc. (Honors) Engineering and a B.A. (Honors) Business Economics and has a MBA from Harvard University, USA.