About Us

united states board

Dr. Faisal.png

Dr. Faisal Khan

Chairman US Board

Dr. Faisal Khan is Assistant Professor of Surgery at LLU School of Medicine. He is also Chief of Surgery at White Memorial Medical Center in Los Angeles. He has served as the Director of Surgery for the Peruvian American Medical Society Mission to Ayacucho, and heads out with his dedicated team annually to bring healthcare to remote areas of Peru. Dr Khan received his medical degree from the USC Keck School of Medicine and specializes in pediatric and general surgery.

Asim Ashary.png

Asim Ashary

Chief Financial Officer

Asim Ashary is founder and CEO of Manhattan Data, Inc. (MDI), a healthcare administration company based in Irvine, California. Prior to MDI, Mr. Ashary co-founded ppoNEXT, Inc. He is a senior healthcare executive with two decades of experience in business operations, claims administrations, marketing, finance and MIS operations. Ashary has held senior executive positions with BPS Healthcare, Orange Coast Managed Care, Equicore Health Plans, Cigna Health Plans and Maxicare Health Plans. He has an MBA degree from Institute of Business Administration, in Pakistan, and has completed CPA coursework offered by AICPA.


Dr. Salman Naqvi

Board Member

One of SHINE’s co-founders, Dr. Naqvi is a leader in the field of Pulmonology with more than 25 years of experience. He served as the Chief of Staff at Kindred Hospital in Westminster, California, from 2006 to 2010, and currently, he is serving as the Chairman of Pulmonary Division at Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach, California. He served on the board of Relief International from 2004 to 2010. He has received several awards such as Robert McCaffree, MD, Master FCCP Humanitarian Award, Humanitarian of the Year award and the Extraordinary Impact Award.

Anne Walker.png

Dr. Anne Walker

Board Member

Dr. Anne Walker is a Board-Certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist who has a lifelong passion for global health. In medical school she spent eight months in Ghana, West Africa with six other medical students chosen from across the United States to participate in the first American Medical Student Association International Health Fellowship. Over the years she has volunteered with SHINE on humanitarian missions to Peru, Haiti, Bangladesh, and Pakistan.


Dr. Nadeem Afridi

Board Member

Dr Nadeem Afridi is currently Chief of Cardiology Prince Sultan Cardiac Center, King Khaled Hospital Najran. He strongly believes that one should live one’s life by this quote, “Leave this world a better place than when you found it” Credit: Robert Baden Powell, Chief Scout. 1857. Pakistan Board

Pakistan Board


Ali Naqvi


A graduate from UT, Austin; Ali Naqvi has established his name as a leading architect in Pakistan. After founding his own firm under the name of Ali Arshad Associates, he has developed long lasting relationships with clients and consultants. Having an empathetic nature, Mr Naqvi has been drawn towards the cause of SHINE Humanity Pakistan to make lasting difference to the plight of the disenfranchised population of Pakistan.

ibrahm (1).jpg

Ibrahim Shamsi

Board Member

Mr. Ibrahim Shamsi is the MD of AA Joyland (Pvt.) Ltd. He has an MBA from LUMS. He has strong experience of modern management and monitoring and evaluation procedures. Ibrahim Shamsi is successfully running and expanding the business unit under AA Joyland (Pvt.) Ltd including Pavilion End Club, Aladin Amusement park, Bounce, Super Space, Battle Station, Xd Adventure for the past 20 years

Sadia Dada (1) .png

Sadia Dada

Board Member

Sadia started a career in Communications, after a brief stint in media, that now spans 15 years. During this time, she has worked on the corporate image of some of the biggest multinational companies in the country directly – Mobilink, Nestle, Unilever and, until most recently, K-Electric. During her versatile and multi-sectoral career, she has also launched and driven various Sustainable Community Development Projects that contribute to the bottom line while building brand love.

Untitled design (3).png

Aman Kherati

Board Member

Aman Kherati has been part of SHINE since 2013. He holds an MBA degree & prior to joining SHINE board, had been associated with IAHV ,TCF and with Aman Foundation as a volunteer. He has been part of different corporate organizations at senior levels such as K-Electric, Ufone, PTCL, Wateen, DHL etc in Pakistan.He has been an ardent supporter of helping and promoting the under privileged and their causes at all levels and believes that together we can make Pakistan a great place.

zahid gharib.jpg

Zahid Garib

Board Member

Zahid Gharib is an integral part of Garibsons success who are the largest rice exporters of Pakistan. Along with that he has set up a very successful wood working plant in Gharo. He has recently joined hands with SHINE Humanity for his philanthropic work, with the goal of expanding their reach further into rural Sindh and work on projects that would benefit Pakistan as a whole.

WhatsApp Image 2022-04-15 at 11.31.29 AM.jpg

Nighat Navaid

General Secretary

Nighat Navaid is an educationist. She has over three decades of experience in teaching, planning, implementation, management and evaluation in the Education Industry. She has been associated with Beaconhouse School System for 26 years as a Head Mistress and subsequently she held the position of Principal of DHA Early Learning Centre for more than two years. She has travelled extensively and brings with her a rich experience of working with people from different cultures and diverse socio-economic backgrounds.

Omair Ahmed (1) .png

Omair Ahmad


Omair is a social entrepreneur, organizational development specialist, and capacity builder with almost 15 years of experience leading, prioritizing and executing on multi-million-dollar global strategic initiatives across USA, South Asia, Philippines, and the UK.He believes in assessing, realizing, channeling, and implementing objectives of those who choose to strive and further the rights of the disenfranchised.

WhatsApp Image 2021-10-19 at 6.05.49 PM (2).jpeg

Dr. Asghar Naqvi

Advisory Board Member

Dr.Naqvi is a graduate of Dow University and has extensive experience in the pharmaceutical industry. He has worked in reputable companies such as Pfizer and Novartis Pakistan. He is also President of the organization, "Friends of Education" which works for eradicating illiteracy in poverty stricken areas.

Dr_Sameer_Qureshi (1).jpg

Dr. Sameer Qureshi

Advisory Board Member

Dr. Sameer Qureshi is a graduate of Jinnah Sindh Medical College and has 30+ years of experience in the medical field. He currently works as an ENT specialist in South City Hospital and also works as an Associate Professor at JPMC. We are very honoured to have him on board and look forward to working with him.



Naila Ahmed

Executive Director

Naila is an MFA gold medalist from Punjab University and has worked as a free-lance children’s book Illustrator. She has been part of Shehri CBE, a non profit based out of Karachi Pakistan, working with them to help save parks and open spaces of Karachi. She has researched and authored a book in 3 volumes on the same topic. After moving to the US in 2011 she joined SHINE Humanity in 2014 and has been associated with the organization in various capacities till now.


Rubina Husain

Executive Assistant

Rubina is part of our administrative team at SHINE Humanity. She has worked in various sectors in Pakistan and the US.

Faheem khan.png

Faheem Khan

Chief Operating Officer

Faheem Khan has engaged in multiple endeavors through the 15 years of his professional career. He has helped Habib University by creating a world-class Wellness Program for its students which encompasses a holistic approach to learning and being healthy. Most recently Faheem has worked for NOWPDP, which is an NGO helping People with Disabilities in Pakistan.


Zaheer Laghari

Senior Project Manager

Zaheer has been with SHINE Humanity since 2013. He has held various positions with SHINE and oversees our everyday operations in Thatta.

WhatsApp Image 2022-03-25 at 2.59.05 PM (1).jpeg

Uzair Mahmood

Public Health Specialist

Dr.Uzair has graduated from Queens University with an MPH in Public Health and has extensive experience in the healthcare industry. He has previously worked as a Program Manager at Civil Hospital, Research Associate at Indus Hospital as well as a lecturer in Northern Ireland. Dr. Uzair has also served as a Master Trainer for SHINE’s Helping Babies Survive Program. Dr Uzair specializes in Infectious diseases and public health and has 30+ publications with 100+ citations.

WhatsApp Image 2022-05-17 at 10.49.49 AM.jpeg

Ayesha Muhammad

Program Associate

Ayesha has an undergraduate degree in Social Sciences and Liberal Arts with a Psychology major. She has previously worked as a Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner and is passionate about helping the community around her through holistic mental health interventions that promote wellness.


Dr. Roshni Riaz

Research Associate

Dr Roshni, is a physician who graduated from Ziauddin university in 2020 and an aspiring health care worker striving to be an all rounder in all disciplines of medicine. A lifelong commitment to serving humanity in any capacity which is consistent with SHINE HUMANITY’s mission.


Zohaib Rehman

Procurement & Admin Manager

Syed Zuhaib Rehman, is our Manager Procurement & Admin officer with an experience of 9 years with Operations and Management. With previous experience at Pfizer and Engro, He seeks to ensure high levels of business and organizational efficiency.


Ummehani Nawed

Marketing and External Relations Associate

Ummehani has an undergraduate degree in Social Sciences and Liberal Arts with a major in Media & Communications. She specializes in research and digital marketing. She wrote her undergraduate thesis on “Representation of the female body in the Nationalist Framework: An analysis on Pakistan films.”

Sarah em.png

Sarah Emmanuel

Head of Brand and Donor Engagement

Sarah Emmanuel has almost 15 years of experience with branding and communications in the media and development sector, and has been affiliated with reputable institutions such as Aman Foundation, SINA, Marie Stopes Society, Express Media Group and Jang Media Group in the past.


Muhammad Mustajab Rafiq

Accounts Manager

Muhammad Mustajab Rafiq is our Accounts Manager with an experience of 8 years with Accounting and Finance. With previous experience from companies, Mustajab ensures to deliver high quality results and improve efficiency.


Contact us for Q & A here