Team

Barrister Nudra B. Abdel-Majeed Mian

Nudra B. Abdel-Majeed Mian read Law at Oxford University and the London School of Economics. She practiced at the Bar in England and taught international law at SOAS, London. She is also an Arabist and a writer.

Toby Thomas Landau

Toby T. Landau QC is a leading Barrister and Arbitrator in England and Singapore. At age 27, he drafted England’s law on international arbitration. He represents the UK government at the UN and has a rare insight into Pakistan politics, culture and society.

Jawad Nawaz Khan

A student, software engineer, architect, cartoonist, illustrator and a tech evangelist. Learning green architecture using indigenous techniques and materials to make lives more comfortable.

Reza Shah Kazemi

Dr. Reza Shah-Kazemi is a writer and lecturer who has published on topics ranging from Islamic History and Politics to Metaphysics. He is also the founding editor of the Islamic World Report. He has also published numerous articles and reviews in academic journals.

Nosheen Zain

Nosheen Zain is a qualified primary-school teacher and later trained as a Graphics and Web Designer. She heads the Administrative and Marketing Deptt. at the Foundation.

Ahmad Imran Ghazi

Ahmad Imran Ghazi, Advocate specialized in Labour and Environmental Laws. He practised as a corporate lawyer and has served as an International Representative, Entrée Canada International Corp., Immigration Consultants in Ontario.

Ustad Mohammed Haneef

Ustad Hanif is Pakistan’s most-talented flute player.  A professional wrestler in his early career, he was the heavy-weight provincial champion “pehlwan” before devoting his energies and time to music.

Nabila Abdel Aziz

Nabila Abdel Aziz holds degrees in Arabic, Islamic Studies and Social Anthropology. She has been involved in a variety of projects pertaining to supporting refugees, Christian-Muslim dialogue, human rights and the running of cultural/political education courses for youths.

Tariq Mahmood

Tariq Mehmood has worked in the Pakistan provincial government as a stenographer. He specialized in property development and now runs subsistence farming and animal-rearing projects.

Natasha Jafri

Natasha Jafri received her B.A in Education, Sociology from Smith College, USA and M.A. in Social Work. She currently works as a Bereavement an Child Custody Counseller in Kent, England.

Syed Zain ul Abideen

Zain ul Abideen started work in marketing and sales before joining AKF as a Project Manager and head of Human Resource.

Jamil Ahmad

Jamil Ahmed became Pakistan National Tennis Champion at age 15 years and played tennis at the highest international level including Wimbledon. He was Captain of Pakistan’s Davis Cup Team and won Silver at the Asian Games.

H M Umer Sardar

Umer Sardar is a Hafiz al-Quran and lecturer at Government College University, Lahore. He was a member of the Pakistan junior national hockey team and won the Asian silver medal for Hockey in 2012. He teaches Sports Sciences and runs the PES Program.