Mr. Abdul Rauf Tabani is a well known businessman and social personality. He is presently the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Belarus, and was previously the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Tajikistan for 15 years.
He is the Founder President of Pak Russia Business Forum and Pak Sri Lanka Business Forum, and previously filled the role of Chairman of Pakistan Russia Business Council of FPCCI and the Founder Member of Pak Romania Business Council. He is also an active member of various other clubs, forums and business associations including the FPCCI and KCCI, along with being the current President/CEO of Tabani Trading International (Pvt.) Ltd.
Among his many other other achievements and vast business experiences, Mr. Tabani was the Vice Chairman of Aero Asia, the largest Private Airline in Pakistan.
Professionally he is a B.E. in Civil Engineering, and has successfully completed various other courses and trainings. He holds a great interest in social work, and is currently associated with various social organisations to help create positive impact in the world.
Mr. Adil Ahmed Khan is the founder member of HIWT, from the beginning he is working for HIWT, He has done bachelor of commerce from Karachi University. He looks after all the operational activities of HIWT, while he is also part of an advisory board of HIWT. He has his own business with the name of Supper Traders.
Sayyid Mansoob Hasan is the Managing Partner of MANSOOB & CO. – Cost & Management Accountants and Management Consultants. He is a senior member of Institute of Cost & Management Accountants of Pakistan and Institute of Corporate Secretaries of Pakistan and is also a Certified Lead Assessor of Quality Management Systems.
He has over 22 years of professional experience as a Practicing Cost & Management Accountant and at Senior Management Positions including Board of Directors of different Non-Banking Finance Companies. He has worked for most of the industries in Pakistan and has provided solutions to various management problems.
He is also a public speaker of international stature and a passionate trainer and likes to disseminate his knowledge and experience. He has been sharing his knowledge at various forums for quite some time.
Besides Mr. Mansoob is a social worker and has interest in Global Peace and Prosperity. He is the President of Circle of Voice Trust and Executive Director of Help International Welfare Trust.
He is also active on the professional front. He has been the Secretary and Vice-Chairman of the Karachi Branch Council of the Institute of Cost & Management Accountants of Pakistan (ICMA Pakistan). He has also served on various standing and non-standing committees of the National Council of the ICMA Pakistan. Presently he is the member of the Technical Support and Practicing Development Committee of ICMA Pakistan and ICAP & ICMA Pakistan Joint Evaluation Committee of Best Corporate Reports Award.
Mr. Mansoob is a recognized international contributor at the professional development front. He has been assigned the Chair of the SAFA Task Force to develop a strategy to combat corruption in SAARC Region. SAFA (South Asian Federation of Accountants) is the Regional Body of Public Accounting Organizations in the SAARC Region.
Mr. Malik is currently the Editor-in-Chief of Pakistan Observer, and holds a Masters in Journalism degree from the University of Punjab. He has over 29 years of experience in the journalism industry, and has worked at the Reputable Hurmat group of newspapers, including Al akhbar, weekly Hurmat and Pakistan Observer - which he owns and manages.
He has played an active role in numerous global conferences on topics including the media and trade. His professional travel experiences include journeying to the USA, UK, Japan, Uzbekistan, Thailand, China, Turkey, Iraq, Dubai, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Azerbaijan and Algeria.
He is also part of various associations, such as the Rawalpindi Union of Journalists, Green Park Investment, All Pakistan Newspaper Society, Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors, Marketing Association of Pakistan, and Islamabad Chamber of Commerce, among others.
Mr. Mohammed Rafiq Rangoonwala is a globally renowned social personality. He is currently the CEO of Mon Salwa.
In 1980, he started his career in Fast Food restaurants at KFC in Houston, and then transferred to the Caribbean region as Franchise Service Manager in 1987. In 1988 he moved to Cairo as Field Service Manager for Saudi Arabia and Egypt, and was appointed Market Director of Middle East in 1989. He stayed with PepsiCo in the Restaurant Division for over 18 years. In 1997 –1999 he joined Americana as head of its UAE Fast Food Division.
He joined Artal Restaurants International as CEO in October 1999 and he has headed KFC, Indulge, Freshens, Casa, LalQila, L’Occitane, My Super Store & Saint Cinnamon.
Mr Rangoonwala’s vast business experiences also include being General Secretary of Pakistan American Association of Greater Houston, Board Member of Islamic Education Institute of Texas, Councillor of Islamic Society of Greater Houston, Treasurer of YPO “Young President Organization”, among many other roles and responsibilities in both local and global organisations.
Mr. Rangoonwala did his BA (Hons.) from University of Karachi, and then traveled to the USA in 1979 to enrol in the Executive Development Course at Whittemore School of Business, University of New Hampshire. He has since then completed several management courses from the US, UK, Canada, Australia and Singapore, and has an MBA in marketing.
Mr. Muhammad Ashraf Bawany was Chief Executive and Managing Director of Linde Pakistan Limited – a Member of Linde AG, Germany. He served Linde Pakistan Limited for about 30 years in various leadership roles and was responsible for successfully executing several local and regional initiatives and strategies. Prior to his appointment as CEO & MD, he held a number of key positions within the company.
He takes keen interest in the promotion of education, trade and industry and strongly advocates these causes through various professional, corporate and trade platforms and also supports various social and welfare activities. In this regard he is associated with the Welfare Committees of Tabba Heart Institute (THI), Tabba Kidney Institute under Aziz Tabba Foundation (ATF).
Mr. Bawany is Chairman Pakistan German Business Forum (PGBF) and a Director on the Board of German Pakistan Chamber of Commerce & Industry (GPCCI). He is also Chairman, Strategic Advisory Board (SAB) of Memon Professional Forum and also holds the office of Vice President of Bin Qasim Association of Trade & Industry (BQATI) and Vice-President Jetpur Memon Association (JMA). In addition he has also served as nominee Director of Pakistan Stock Exchange on the Board of National Clearing Company of Pakistan Limited (NCCPL) and Chairman Board Audit Committee of NCCPL.
He is the former President of Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan (ICMAP) and Pakistan Institute of Public Finance Accountants (PIPFA).
Mr. Bawany is a fellow member of ICMAP and ICSP. He is also a Law graduate and has done various advanced management courses from local and foreign institutions. Mr. Bawany is also a Certified Director from the Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance (PICG).
Dr. Muhammad Khalid Bhambha MBBS (DOW) MCPS (CPSP) is a highly qualified doctor, Eye Surgeon at Liaquat National Hospital, Member ophthalmic society of Pakistan, Past president Memon professional forum, Present managing committee member Memon professional forum and Executive member of HIWT striving to support this social cause of eradicating Thalassemia from Pakistan. He has dedicated his whole life to serve the humanity.
Dr. Saira Bano is a multitalented woman having command in hosting programs, being a moderator of Live Shows and serving as a Consultant Homeopath and Cupping Therapist.
She is presently serving as a Patron Member ‐ Pakistan Association of Deaf ‐ PAD and
Moderator of Live Show “Prime Time” at FM 93 Radio Pakistan Karachi.
She as vast experience in creating mass awareness among about the significance of Information Technology through seminars, career guidance/counselling, and did consultancy in more than 70 schools all over Pakistan particularly in rural areas. Supervised IT Placement Services with special emphasis on scholarships mainly for women and special persons.
She has various Professional Affiliations i.e.
• Registered Member of KCCI as proprietor of KJ Collections. Membership # 18863
• Charter Member Broadcasters Lions Club International
• Life Member, Memon Professional Forum
• Member, Business Club & Women Club, Century 21 and so on…
She has many honors with her name like:
• Produced Stage Play on Breast Cancer in Liaquat National Hospital on eve of Breast Cancer Day
• Wrote many articles, research reports, editorials and stories particularly on Information & Communication Technology (ICT) in leading country newspapers, journals and magazine and so on…
She has received numerous awards in recognition of her excellent performance with the following:
• Awarded by Liaquat National Hospital for producing Stage Play on Breast Cancer on eve of Breast Cancer Day.
• Awarded by 21st Century Business & Economic Club Women Forum, In recognition of contribution in building successful lives and empowering women in Pakistan’s professional arena and so on…
She has done her Masters in Political Science, University of Karachi in 2001 Certified Cupping Therapist from D.H.M.S. (Diploma in Homoeopathic Medical Science) from Central Homoeopathic Medical College, Karachi in 1992 She has command in Languages Known: Urdu, English, Sindhi and Memoni.