Rahim Shah Akhunkhail - Chair
Currently entrepreneur in the hospitality industry in USA but has worked for over 19 year in corporate America primarily in management consulting serving fortune 100 companies such as IBM, AT&T, Cisco, Citi Bank, HP and Verizon. Mr. Shah has traveled extensively to North America, Europe and Asia serving global and strategic clients. He has served on many boards of directors for non-for-profit organizations focusing on youth leadership and development. He received his high school education in Karachi Pakistan and higher education in the USA. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering and MBA in Finance/Marketing and currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Sayed Ansar Ahmad - Vice Chair
Pathologist by profession, Sayed Ansar Ahmad is a “hands-on” natural leader. He never shy away from getting his hands dirty to set examples for others. He is a master of team work and creates dynamic teams where he goes. Mr. Ahmad was instrumental in developing and leading many sport teams at his village and at the university. He has been the captain of Fakhr-e-Afghan cricket club, PIMS cricket club and currently Shamardin Cricket Club. Mr. Ahmad holds many awards, certificates and recognition in various sports activities. Mr. Ahmad volunteer his time at PIMS Islamabad while working on his BSc honor degree in Pathology from Sheikh Zayed Hospital. Mr. Ansar works at Timergara, Lower Dir and live in village Shamardin, Lower Dir, KPK, Pakistan.
Prof. Altaf Hussain Akhunkhail: Adviser
Academic by profession, Altaf Hussain is an assistant professor at University of Malakand, Lower Dir, KPK, Pakistan. Mr. Hussain is among very few in his extended family (Khanadan) receiving higher education without much direction. He is an enthusiast for teaching and continue to explore, research and learn new techniques in human management sciences. Mr. Hussain’s research papers have been published in well-known national and international publications. Among many others, he is the founding member of DIR INTELECTUAL FORUM. Mr. Hussain received his undergraduate degree with distinction, Post graduate degree from University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom and PhD from UTHM, Malaysia. He currently lives with his family in village Maandesh, Lower Dir, KPK, Pakistan.
Saeed Ahmad Sahil: Adviser
Mr. Sahil is one the original volunteer and has earned “Gold Plus Volunteer” status with Sir Foundation. He is an activist, social worker, leading thinker and scholar in KPK, Pakistan. In addition to being a gold plus volunteer for Sir Foundation, he is the general secretary of Dir Pukhtu Adabi Tolana (Pukhtu literature, Poetry and culture) and editor of 6 monthly research magazines published by this organization. He is an author of 4 published books on the Pukhto as well. Mr. Sahil has earned multiple degrees. Master in Pukhtu Literature from Universtiy of Malakand, Master in Islamic Studies from Punjab University and is currently pursuing M. Phil in Pukthu literature from University of Peshawar. Mr. Sahil is a subject specialist in Pukhtu in the elementary and secondary education department of KPK, Pakistan. He resides with his family in village Shamardin, Lower Dir, KPK, Pakistan.
Mr. Rehan Khan: Adviser
Mr. Rehan Khan is one of the original volunteer of Sir Foundation since 2013 and has earned “ Gold Plus Volunteer” Status. He is an Educationalist, Activist, Artist, and a very active social worker. Mr. Khan has earned multiple Master Degrees – Master in Political Science, Master in Education and Master in Islamic Studies.
Mr. Khan is currently a senior Primary Teacher in the elementary and secondary education department of KPK, Pakistan and is teaching in the village School – Kandaroo. He loves sports, plays cricket and takes pride in serving humanity. He along with his family live in Khall Kandaroo, KPK, Pakistan.