Oroma <span>Kumbata</span>

Qadeer Baig

Country Representative – Rutgers WPF. Has qualifications in NGO Management, and has published a number of articles and papers on NGO-related issues.
Diane <span>Leilani</span>

Nadira Panjwani

Founder and Managing Trustee of the Panjwani Charitable Foundation and Trusts, as well as the Dr Panjwani School-College for the Blind.
Marcus <span>Burghart</span>

Ahson Rabbani

CEO of ChildLife Foundation which works to provide emergency, primary and preventive health for children, as well as a visiting faculty member at the Aga Khan University.
Diane <span>Leilani</span>

Amer N. Khan

Vice President at Etihad Airways for the Middle East & North Africa- driving Etihad’s commercial operations towards the highest quality benchmarks in the international aviation industry.
Chris <span>Wilkinson</span>

Dr. Imran Hussain

Senior Consultant Eye surgeon at Akhtar Eye Hospital, Karachi. He graduated from Khyber Medical College Peshawar (MBBS) with honors, and received his higher medical training in Ophthalmology in the United Kingdom.
Oroma <span>Kumbata</span>

Ahsan Rizvi

Managing Partner at Brilliant Humans Inc. He also co-founded and managed Green Cottage Landscaping and Webseeds Event Management and Media Consultancy.

Management Directors

Marcus <span>Burghart</span>

Richard Geary

Executive Director Under his leadership, FESF has initiated The Deaf Reach Program - with seven Deaf Reach Schools and Training Centers providing education and skills training to thousands of deaf children and young adults in Pakistan.
Chris <span>Wilkinson</span>

Anita Florijn

Director Programs Coordinates and supervises FESF’s MOVE Program. Has over 27 years of experience in the education and development sectors. Has conducted training and capacity building for numerous organizations.
Diane <span>Leilani</span>

Daniel Lanthier

Director Operations Manages the overall daily running of the foundation and creates and implements organizational strategies, policies and plans the use of materials and human resources.
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Heidi Geary

Director Education Manages educational and vocational programs for Deaf Reach Schools & Training Centers. Has more than 35 years of professional experience in education and childcare development.
Marcus <span>Burghart</span>

Aaron Awasen

Director Administration Responsible for the oversight of the day-to-day affairs of the Deaf Reach Program, including HR functions, process optimization, and program implementation and evaluation.
Chris <span>Wilkinson</span>

Muhammad Osama

Chief Financial Officer Mr. Osama has international experience in handling financial and management accounting, specializing in the design, implementation and assessment of business strategies.
Diane <span>Leilani</span>

Sarah Shaikh

Development Director A marketing professional with expertise in brand management and project development. Sarah manages the global brand communication and donor engagement strategies for the FESF programs.

Regional School Managers

Diane <span>Leilani</span>

Atiya Niazumani

Regional Schools Manager – Education Atiya is the mother of a deaf child and one of the first employees hired when Deaf Reach’s Hyderabad branch opened in 2008.
Chris <span>Wilkinson</span>

Ali Noonari

Regional Schools Manager – Vocational and Employment Ali is one of FESF’s first students. During his 12 years of employment with FESF, Ali has achieved many achievements and milestones.
Marcus <span>Burghart</span>

Imran Hussain

Regional Schools Manager – Operations Imran took interest in the Deaf culture while working alongside a deaf colleague at the I.T. Dept of the Punjab University, who taught him Pakistan Sign Language.