Ayaz Rasheed
Manager Projects

An energetic, self-motivated, team player with ability to lead to achieve and exceed assigned targets, he has done MS Banking and Financial Economics from Government College University Lahore. He also did MBA in Insurance and Risk Management from Hailey College of Banking and Finance and Masters in Economics from University of the Punjab. Having more than 8 years of versatile experience in the fields of operations, registration and management in various organizations including NADRA and Superior University, he proved himself to be an asset for these organizations. Currently, he is working as Manager Projects in PSPA. His area of interest is to handle the operations, define strategy and designing of various programs along with their timely executions.

Uzair Hassan Khan
Manager Finance

Manager Finance at PSPA is responsible for managing financial matters like releases of operational and development budgets, preparation of final accounts and managing payment procedures. He is an ACCA with majors in Audit and Taxation, and has diverse expertise of both audit and finance with a vibrant experience ranging from multinationals to semi-government and government organizations. He joined PSPA as an Audit Officer and has recently been promoted at the current position having the capabilities to represent his potential fully in the field. Previously, he worked as Associate Accountable Grant at Punjab Skills Development Fund (PSDF), Operations and Finance Assistant at AGCN Pakistan, Senior Accountant at Chan Baig and Co. and Finance Assistant at Chan Baig and Co. He is an Accounting and Finance graduate from Oxford Brookes University.

Muhammad Najam-ul-Bakhat
Sr. Network Administrator

He is an Information Technology (IT) Expert. A certified Microsoft and Cisco expert, he did his Masters in Computer Science from University of the Punjab. He has more than 10 years’ experience in Networking and System Administration in both public and private sector organizations. He has an aptitude for learning, solving and innovation. Serving at PSPA as Senior Network Administrator, he is responsible for design, installation, configuration and management of Internet and Intranet connectivity amongst other IT related tasks.

Khalid Mahmood Anjum
Statistical Officer

Khalid Mahmood Anjum is perusing PhD in Statistics from COMSATS University. He has over 10 years of professional experience in both public and private sectors where he developed his professional expertise in data analysis by using statistical software(s), research project management and monitoring, hands-on training of statistical software(s), teaching statistics, statistical review, statistical report writing, data cleaning, and data management. Currently he is working since 2017 as Statistical Officer in PSPA and is responsible of data analysis, data management, statistical writing, sampling design, capacity building in data collection and pre-testing of questionnaires.

Abdul Waheed
Finance and Accounts Officer

He has more than 7 years of practical experience in Accounts, Finance and Audit. He has experience as Accounts Manager at AI-Khawarizmi Institute of Computer Science, University of Engineering and Technology Lahore. His responsibilities at PSPA are budget preparation, grant release from FD, payment supervision, excess and surrender report, preparation of management accounts and preparation of Annual Accounts of PSPA.

Muhammad Mubarik
Evaluation Officer   

He has done BBA (Hons) and MS in Human Resource Management from Institute of Business Administration (IBA), University of the Punjab, Lahore. He is also pursuing his LLB from Bahauddin Zakaria University, Multan. He is a highly motivated professional having more than 4 years of experience in the field of Monitoring and Evaluation, Human Resource Management, Sports and Administration in public and private sector. At PSPA, he is responsible for development and execution of monitoring and evaluation framework of all PSPA programs with Monitoring and Evaluation Team.

Hafiz Nauman Saleem
Software Engineer  

Nauman Saleem is an Information Technology expert having more than 7 years of working experience in private and public sector organizations. Having done Bachelors in Software Engineering from Punjab University College of Information Technology (PUCIT) and MS Computer Science from LLU, he has served as Software Development Expert in highly reputed organizations like NetSol Technologies, Warid Telecom, and Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB). Numan Saleem also achieved short certification of Project Management from Management and Professional Development Department of Punjab (MPDD).

Software Engineer (MIS)

He is graduate in Software Engineering from University of the Punjab. He is pursuing his MS in Computer Science from Lahore Leads University (LLU), and carrying out his research in field of Data Mining. He has worked in various capacities with public and multinational organizations for almost seven years. His areas of expertise include Big Data Analytics and Applications Development for Android and iOS platforms. Before joining the Punjab Social Protection Authority, he had been serving Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department where his team achieved the goal of making the project of Bio-Medical Equipment Resource Center paper-free.

Javeria Khalid
Assessment Officer

Javeria Khalid has extensive experience of working in research roles with a focus on evidence-based decision and policy-making in the province. In her research roles, she has worked as a Research and Documentation Officer at UN Women and an Assistant Research Fellow at Punjab Economic Research Institute. She holds degrees of MBA, M.Sc Economics and BS (Hons) in Economics from the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS).

Maham Javaid
Policy Officer 

Maham Javaid has a Postgraduate Degree in Development Studies from COMSATS University, Abbottabad. She has been awarded an Institute Gold Medal for maintaining the highest CGPA during the course of bachelor studies. She has worked with Information Technology University and Punjab Commission on the Status of Women under various research and project management roles. She has published and presented her research work at international forums. Her areas of interest include social protection and welfare policy, community-based targeting in social protection, and information and communication technologies for development.