List of Directors:

1. Mr. Ashraf Nawabi                             (Chief Executive)

Mr. Nawabi is a seasoned banker, working in United Arab Emirates since 1967. He has worked in United Bank Limited/BCCI, as CEO for their Middle East Regions. Presently he is working as Advisor in Emirates NBD Bank PSC which is largest Commercial Bank in the Middle East & Africa....
He is also Board Member of Alliance Insurance P.S.C, Dubai and JS Bank Limited, Pakistan. He was Board member of Union National Bank Abu Dhabi, the third largest Bank of U.A.E. for almost ten years. Mr. Nawabi, in coordination with Dubai ruling family members and businessmen established International School of Choueifat in Lahore in 1991. This school is one of its kind in the entire subcontinent, imparting high quality education to students for entry into leading Universities of Europe America. He is CEO/Director of First Jamia Services Limited Lahore. Further branches of International School of Choueifat are planned to be opened in different cities of Pakistan in next 2 to 3 years.
Alif Noon Parents Foundation has set up a School in Chakwal with personal contributions of Mr. Nawabi of almost Rs.200 million. The KPSS School in Chakwal is specifically designed to impart quality education to under privileged children of the area. At present the school has enrolment of 400 pupils which will gradually increase to 1500 students in next 2 years. To accommodate increase in students, substantial expansion is underway to increase the capacity of school.
Global institutions, Pakistani corporates, businessmen and individuals from Pakistan as well as from abroad continue to donate substantial amounts for this noble cause.
Further schools are also planned to be opened in less developed areas, starting next year.

2. Mrs. Samira Nawabi                           (Teacher)

Mrs. Nawabi is the wife of Mr. Ashraf Nawabi, and the mother of Mr. Shahreyar Nawabi both of whom are fellow board members of the Alif Noon Foundation. Mrs. Nawabi has been based in the United Arab Emirates for over forty years where she has raised a successful and happy family. Mrs. Nawabi feels passionately about pursuing philanthropic activities in her country of origin, Pakistan.

3. Mr. Shahreyar Haider Nawabi        (Lawyer)

Shahreyar Nawabi is a lawyer. He completed his Bachelor’s in law from the University of Oxford in England (BA Jurisprudence) in 1998 and his Masters from the University of London, England in 2000. He completed his mandatory articles as a trainee solicitor at the London office of Reed Smith LLP, a leading firm from the United States. He was admitted to practice as a solicitor in England in August 2002....
Shortly after qualifying he moved to work for Linklaters LLP, the UK's most prominent corporate law firm where he advised large multinationals, financial institutions and governments of a variety of corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and capital market issuances.
In 2006, Shahreyar Nawabi returned to his place of birth in Dubai, United Arab Emirates to help start Linklaters' head office in the Middle East. Whilst at Linklaters in Dubai he advised on a number of landmark corporate transactions, including the merger of Emirates Bank International and National Bank of Dubai to create Emirates NBD PJSC, the largest bank in the UAE by assets.
In 2008, Shahreyar Nawabi was appointed at Chief Legal Officer of Investment Corporation of Dubai (ICD), the sovereign wealth fund of the Government of Dubai. Whilst at ICD Shahreyar Nawabi was part of the team that led the Government of Dubai's debt restructuring negotiations during the global financial crisis.
In 2012, Shahreyar Nawabi left lCD to join Emirates Airlines, the world's fastest growing and largest international airline where he is currently serving as Vice President Legal. He leads a. group of ten legal professionals managing the corporate and commercial legal affairs of Emirates globally. In 2018 he was appointed as the Group Data Privacy Officer with ultimate responsibility for managing the Emirates Group's compliance with the proliferation of privacy regulation around the globe.


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