Management Team

Management Team

Ahmad Sayed - Chairman Executive Board & Trustee: Chairman with global responsibility since its inception in the early '90s. Ahmad has played a key role in the establishment of Humanity First's global operations. Professionally, Ahmad works in the telecommunications/IT industry as Executive Director Sales responsible for Middle East and South Asian markets.

Dr Shabir A Bhatti FRCS  - Vice Chairman Humanity First International. He has worked for many years as a volunteer in the Humanity First Medical team and was recently appointed as the Vice Chairman. He currently working as GP Principal and Specialist in Minor Surgery, Bermondsey, London.

Mahmood Ahmad Mirza - Managing Director & Trustee: instrumental in driving standard operating procedures and tight governance across the organisation since he joined the team in 2009. Professionally he does international audit and has worked in the past for various accountancy firms.

Farooq Ahmad - Finance Director: Responsible for finance and governance and a member of the International Finance Committee. Farooq joined Humanity First in 2013. Professionally, he is a partner in a financial advisory boutique. He has worked in the capital markets for over 12 years specialising in credit and structured finance.

Dr. Shahnawaz Rasheed - Medical Director: responsible for HF medical services and medical disaster response. He has been working with Humanity First since 2004. Professionally, Dr. Shahnawaz is a practising general surgeon working in the NHS with a specialist interest in gastro-intestinal surgery.

Dominic Morgan - Head of Assessment: responsible for the ongoing assessment of International disasters in starburst co-ordination with the UN. Dominic has been working for Humanity First since 2005. Professionally, Dominic holds senior positions in the Great Western Ambulance Service.

Dr Aziz Ahmad Hafiz MRGCP  - Director for Disaster Relief. Has worked as a volunteer for HF since the 1990's. Currently serves a Vice President for a National Youth Association for the last 12 years. Works as a GP Trainer in Eldwick, West Yorkshire

Fazal Ahmad - Programmes Director: responsible for long-term programmes, primarily in Africa, and has been working for Humanity First since 2006. He also does fundraising for AFC Wimbledon for whom he has previously served on the Board. Fazal is the Strategic Account Director at Ascribe Ltd.

Bashir Sharif - Logistics Director: responsible for the management of the HF UK warehouse in London and shipments across the globe in support of HF projects. He has worked for Humanity First since 1997. Bashir runs his own business.

Noor Ahmed - Marketing Director: responsible for all aspects of marketing and has been working for Humanity First since 2011. He also runs his own technology business.

Tahir Safeer - Admin Director: responsible for the office and management team administration. tahir has been working for Humanity First since 2009. He is retired, having worked for many years in the Middle East.

Rahan Shaheen  -Director of Fundraising. He is a partner in EME Capital, a private equity firm chaired by Jon Moulton which invests in high growth companies. Rahan sits on the board of a number of British companies. Prior to this Rahan was the Chief Financial Officer of Dar Capital, a large Middle Eastern investment house, and was a senior strategic advisor to the Executive Committee of Barclay Bank plc and Head of Venture Strategy and Development at Lloyds TSB Bank. Rahan was a Manager at LEK Consulting, a specialist strategy consulting firm, where he advised a number of FTSE 100 companies at board level. Rahan was also a Vice President in the high yield investment banking team at Merrill Lynch based in London, Hong Kong and New York. Rahan is a Chartered Accountant, having started his career at Price Waterhouse in London; he has a degree in Economics from University College London and an MBA from INSEAD.