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Rahat Aziz

Mr. Rahat Aziz has more than 30 years of experience in dealing with corporate matters and listing of securities on Karachi and Lahore stock exchanges.
Mr. Rahat is currently Managing director of S.A. Associates and visiting Faculty at IBA, Karachi.

Over the years, Mr. Rahat has conducted variety of training on various forums including State Bank of Pakistan, Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan, Pakistan Navy – Law Wing, Excise and Taxation Department, Karachi Tax Bar Association, Sindh Judicial Academy High Court of Sindh.

Mr. Rahat is also Lead Code of Corporate Governance trainer for ICAP, Directors training program for Listed companies.

Mr. Rahat’s expertise cover a wide range of disciplines including Companies Ordinance 1984, Banking Ordinance 1962, Insurance Ordinance 2000, Modaraba Companies (Flotation and Control) Ordinance 1980, Securities and Exchange Ordinance 1969, and many other Rules, Regulations, Code and Guidelines.

Mr. Rahat has also been involved in technical areas like Incorporation & Licensing of new companies, Merger &Acquisition, Joint Ventures of Companies, listing of Securities on Stock Exchange, Winding up of companies and related matters.

Last engagement was with Sindh Judicial Academy where he conducted several programs for all the tires of Judiciary.

 

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Fasihul Karim Siddiqui

  • Master in Sociology from Dacca University,
  • Master in Business Administration from IBA Karachi,
  • Master in Law from S M Law College Karachi
  • Diploma in Journalism from Dacca University
  • Certified Corporate Director from the Institute of Directors Mumbai accredited with
    the World Council of Corporate Governance, UK.

Mr. Fasih has 34 years of HR professional experience as Head of HR in HinoPAk Motors Limited and Philips Electrical Industries. Around 20 years of professional training career in leadership, management, labor laws, CSR, quality, productivity and system management conducting over 200 workshops within and out side the country. He has been faculty for over 20 years at Pakistan’s most leading institutions the Institute of Business Administration Karachi, Institute of Business Management, SZABIST, Iqra University and Hamdard School of Law.

Mr.Fasihul Karim Siddiqui has also served as Vice President of Employer’s Federation of Pakistan and Founder of Secretary UN Global Compact, Pakistan network.

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Hussain Taimoor Qazi

  • Chartered Certified Accountant
  • Masters in Economics
  • Masters in Commerce
  • Certified Trainer of Finance
  • Chief Executive Officer at Fatmi Engineering
  • Business Development Head at TALK, a training division of HRS Total Solutions
  • Over 12 years of diverse experience in business and professional trainings.

Hussain Qazi’s diverse experience of more than 12 years in the field of business development, Finance and Professional Training's. He is currently the CEO of a leading Engineering company, Fatmi Engineering. His responsibilities encompassed a wide range of roles from marketing, business development and managing entire financial matters. He has also been engaged research and economic analysis towards business enhancement. 

Qazi’s previous assignment was at a top leading firm KPMG where he led a wider client portfolio including local and multinational companies, Habib Bank ltd, Siemens, Nestle, Bank of Riyadh and others. Early in his career he was a part of research and publication team of state bank of Pakistan, where multiple reports and business journals regularly published locally and internationally. As a trainer his expertise in the trainings of IFRS, Finance for non financial managers, Financial statement Analysis, Investment Analysis and valuations. 

He conducted multiple in-house trainings; IFRS supports at Shell, Micro financing at NGO and others, currently engage with a leading corporate training company TALK, a training division of HRS Total Solutions.

He is also actively involved  in facilitating professional courses of IFRS, Corporate Finance and  Performance Management with the local and international certifications ICAEW, CA, ACCA, CIMA, CMA, MBA and others, though reputable training company CAMS. He is also a visiting faculty member of Hamdard University.  He has attended various international conferences and workshops in UK, Dubai, Srilanka and Bangladesh to enrich his own pool of thoughts and as a Resource person also conducted multiple sessions in the International Conferences. He got multiple appreciation awards locally and internationally as a successful trainer. Currently he is authoring a book on Managing Finance and IFRS and his association with academics has allowed him to currently pursue M.Phil. in Economics and Finance. He is a Chartered Certified Accountant, Masters in Economics, Masters in Commerce and Certified Trainer of Finance.

Hussain is renowned for his highly engaging, thought provoking and practical approach towards training the professionals.

 

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Emmanuel G. Kapizionis

  • BA(Hons)
  • Macc
  • FCCA
  • CICA
  • MBA
  • Cert IFRS
  • Int'l representative of Greece in Int'l Assembly of ACCA in U.K.
  • Finance and Accounts, Nereus Shipping S.A.
  • Emmanuel in his entire career has worked for various auditing firms like KPMG and Moore Stephens in managerial positions in Cyprus and Greece respectively. Currently, he is Financial Executive at Nereus Shipping where he works since 2007. During his audit experience, he was heavily involved in various audit assignments, mainly in shipping sector, in due diligence, internal audit, control procedures, forensic, and agreed upon procedure services. He was further involved in Mergers & buy outs assignments zooming into specific task of controls, procedures, financial accounting, financial reporting, and zooming out into specific task of problems solving exercising negotiation skills whenever necessary with third parties.

Emmanuel is fellow member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA-USA), fellow member of Institute of Certified Control Auditors and Associate member of fraud examiners (ACFE-USA). He further holds an MBA from the University of East London and Master of Accountancy from the University of Glasgow (MACC) and he is senior member of the steering committee of the ACCA in Greece and he represents his country in the International Assembly of ACCA in London – UK since November 2014. Further to the foregoing, Emmanuel currently pursues his PHD in accounting area at University of Aegean, where his research is mostly concentrated in IFRSs in SMEs while at the same time is part time instructor of Accounting at Alba Business School of Greece and delivers workshops in various countries including Cyprus, Turkey, and Belgium.

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Kamran Haider

Mr. Kamran Haider is currently working as Senior Manager Grou Internal Audit in Saudi Hollandi Bank, a listed bank in Saudi Arabia.

Kamran has more than 13 years of experience in Financial Services, Trading & manufacturing and Service sectors across Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and Ireland. He has also been associated with Big4 firms for ten years. Kamran gained extensive exposure of financial accounting, financial reporting, financial controls, Sarbanes-Oxley, internal audit, external audit, IFRS and group consolidation during his career.

He managed the audits and special assignments of major financial, manufacturing and Trading sectors in Kindom of Saudi Arabia during his engagement with KPMG Saudi Aabia. He also conducted various audit training courses in KPMG audit applications and methodology. Some of the key clients for audit and financial advisory within KSA were:

Bank Saudi Fransi, Saudi Hollandi Bank, Saudi Investment Bank, Emirates NBD, Bank Al Bilad, Gulf International Bank and Riyad Bank. Nestlé Waters and Nestlé Food Industries, Rolaco Trading & Contracting, Philips Saudi Arabia.

Kamran was engaged in the audit and special assignments of Bank of Ireland and Allied Irish Bank during his stay in Ireland with PwC Dublin office.

Kamran is a fellow member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA-UK) with Bachelor in Commerce from Karachi University.

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Altaf Jamal

Mr. Altaf Jamal has been serving as a senior management personnel in a multinational chemicals company with over 16 years of diversified experience of finance, commercial management, CSD.

Mr. Altaf is a strategist and a clear thinker with reputation for rapidly analyzing situations, identifying opportunities, proposing solutions and working with multiple age group to develop innovative and targeted responses. Determined to make an impact with quality input, and a history of success with high energy level.  A team builder with an engaging entrepreneur approach and a firm believer in making people center process for developments. He has completed multiple international and local projects as a project leader

Mr. Altaf is an MBA & Fellow member of Institute of Certified Chartered Accountant of UK and is also a certified Green Belt from UMS, Germany. He is associated with TALK as a trainer for ELS and Six Sigma.

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M.Ali Naeem 

  • Head of Finance & HR, Arysta Life Sciences Pvt. Limited
  • Auditor, Ex KPMG & Co. Chartered Accountants
  • Corporate Trainer, TALK, a division of HRS Total Solutions.
  • Over 10 years of professional experience

Ali holds diverse experience of more than 10 years in the field of Auditing, Finance and Professional Trainings. He is currently the Head of Finance of a leading Multinational Specialized / Agro chemical Company, Arysta Life Science Pakistan (Private) Limited. His is responsible for entire Financial matter, HR Function and Business Strategy development. He has also been engaged in role of Regional business strategy review and development

Ali’s previous assignment was Manager Finance at Dolmen (Private) Limited, a pioneer of mall management company in Pakistan. Initially he was associated with at a top leading firm KPMG where he led a wider client portfolio including local and multinational companies in Mutual Funds, Manufacturing, Insurance, Trading and Banking Sector. These also includes international assignments.

As a trainer his expertise in the trainings of IFRS, Audit approach and methodologies, Advanced Excel application. He conducted multiple in-house trainings on Audit methodology, Enhancing Efficiency at Work, Advanced Excel and others, currently engage with a leading corporate training company TALK, a training division of HRS Total Solutions. Ali is renowned for his highly engaging, thought provoking and practical approach towards training the professionals.

 

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Muhammad Noor E Arshi

Muhammad Noor-e-Arshi is a qualified Chartered Accountant from Pakistan and has also qualified all CIMA, UK examinations. He has professional experience at local and multinational companies managing teams from small to large scale. He is currently working as CFO & Company Secretary in a leading multinational company in Pakistan. His previous role were in cement and internet services sector. His key strength include experience in business strategy, planning and analysis, controlling accounting and reporting corporate affairs and taxation. He is actively involve in delivering public courses in the area of corporate law, personal and corporate taxation, finance, IFRS and management.

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Asim Ahmed Khan

Mr. Asim Ahmed Khan is a Fellow Chartered Accountant and has an unmatched personality. Technically and professionally, he is an outstanding professional.
Mr. Asim has managed a diversified portfolio of hundreds of clients including pharmaceutical company, financial institution and other multinational and local groups during his experience with KPMG.

Mr. Asim has served in various managerial positions after his qualification from Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan. He conducted training of auditors of KPMG for more than five years on topics like IFRS, auditing standards, taxation, audit methodology and other topics of importance. He also conducted various orientation session for the audit trainees for KPMG.

Asim’s key area of experience include audit of annual consolidated and unconsolidated financial statements of multinational and local clients. Further, I have independently managed different assignments of assurance, consultancy departments of KPMG involving the statutory audits, interim reviews and other legislative certifications of manufacturing concerns and services sector enterprises.

 

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Syed Mahir Alam 

  • Partner of an Audit Firm
  • Member, ICAP
  • Member, PIPFA
  • Master in Economics
  • Bachelors in Commerce
  • Visiting Faculty of various professional institutions
  • Worked as Consultant to World Bank Project
  • Worked at KPMG as Supervisor

Syed Mahir Alam, an energetic professional, holds over 10 years of diversified experience in audit, taxation, consultancy, industry, business, education and professional trainings.

He conducted varied range of lectures, trainings & sessions in Pakistan for professionals, corporate personnel and Government Servants for topics like Financial Reporting, Auditing, ACL,  Excel, Financial Planning & Analysis, Risk identification and Management, Annual Audit Plan, ERP, Individual and Corporate Taxation and many others topics..

Syed Mahir Alam is Economist by Profession and an educationist by Passion, and Corporate and Financial trainer by choice.

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Muhammad Zeeshan Khan 

  • Chartered MCIPD, UK
  • MSC (IHRM) Northumbria University, UK
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Certified Recruitment Analyst, CAMI, USA
  • Certified Organizational Development Analyst, CAMI, USA
  • Associate member SHRM, USA

Mr. Muhammad Zeeshan Khan is a trainer and consultant at TALK. Mr. Khan has held various management positions in renowned conglomerates of Europe and Pakistan. Having a broad area of responsibilities ranging from organization reengineering/redesigning, development of policy procedure manuals, industrial relations, performance management, recruitment, organizational development and HR audits, he has a track record of successful business management.

Mr. Khan has worked for several reputable organizations including SITEL, British Telecom, Marcus Evans and HRS Global as an HR generalist and made significant contributions in the area of recruitment, performance management, and OD. He has attended various international conferences in UK and USA with world renowned HR Gurus like Chester Elton, Adrian Gostik and Dave Ulrich and gained contemporary insights and practices of Human Capital Management and Business Leadership.

Mr. Khan’s core areas of practice are facilitating and managing change processes in organizations, partnering with change champions, developing and implementing HR strategies, policies and processes, innovation activation and facilitation in organizations, developing programs for recruitment, development & retention of talent. He is a CIPD certified HR professional from UK and has done his HR specialization from Northumbria University at Newcastle, UK

Adeel Durvesh 

Adeel Durvesh’s professional career spans with a diverse mix of exposure from corporate world in the field of finance to training to academia. As a corporate trainer, Adeel is likely to present a theme of learning by bring best of the world’s quality information.

Adeel is currently working as a Head of Budgeting in Multinet Pakistan Pvt Limited. His role encompasses a wide spectrum of activities from creating the dashboard for the company, financial re-engineering & budgeting, he has been keenly involved in the analysis of business performance of the company which helps in strategic decision making. His research efforts have paved the way for over hundreds of research reports.

His research interests has propelled him to supervise research thesis of business school students. Adeel is a Gold Medalist, Certified Corporate Trainer, visiting faculty member in top business schools of Karachi and a winner of Best Presenter award in an international research conference held in UAE.

His training skills offer a combination of technical and soft skills trainings on various subjects of Finance, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Dashboard Reporting, Business Research Techniques & Quantitative Analysis.