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The Government of Sindh has established a central PPP Unit in the Finance Department to assist the PPP Policy Board in promotion and development of Public-Private Partnerships in the Province. Besides, the PPP Unit assist government agencies in liaison with consultants, overall procurement process and execution of projects to be undertaken in PPP mode.

PPP Unit now comprises professional staff headed by Director General (DG) PPP Unit. Key functionaries are:

Senior Team Members

Mr. Assad Zamin (Director General)

Mr. Assad Zamin currently holds the charge of Director General of the Public Private Partnership Unit, Finance Department, Government of Sindh.

Mr. Fahad Ansari (Director)

Mr. Fahad joined the Public Private Partnership (PPP) Unit in 2011 and has over 13 years experience, mainly with financial institutions, power distribution/generation company and public sector.

Prior to joining PPP Unit, he served as Manager Treasury & Corporate Services at the KE formerly Karachi Electric, a vertically integrated power company that saw a successful turnaround from losses to sustained profitability. He had been involved in managing & arranging working capital lines from financial institutions and project financing for 560MW Bin Qasim & 220MW Korangi Thermal Power Station. Previously he worked with the Royal Bank of Scotland and HSBC, Manchester (UK).

Mr. Fahad holds an MBA from Manchester Metropolitan University, UK and BSc (HONS) from University of Portsmouth, UK.

Mr. Yasir Mumtaz Khokhar (Director - Finance)

Mr. Yasir Mumtaz is a young experienced professional with successful career developed in Finance and Banking. Presently he is working as Director Finance in the PPP Unit. He looks after PPP Projects in various sectors including Mass Transit, Infrastructure Development, Roads, Tourism, Education and Health.

Mr. Mumtaz is an MBA- Finance from SZABIST Karachi and started his banking career as Management Trainee Officer. He has received eighteen-month banking training in National Institute of Banking and Finance (NIBAF). During his ten-year banking career he has worked with various banks in Pakistan and holds experience in the area of Investment, Corporate and Commercial Assets. He has also been privileged to work with the largest bank in the world i.e. Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC).

Mr. Zain Fawzi (Director - Finance)

Mr. Zain Fawzi serves as Director Finance and brings with him a wealth of experience spanning over 16 years working with various renowned business enterprises including Telecom, Private Equity, and Public Private Partnerships. Since joining PPP Unit, he has been involved in managing various Projects related to Road Infrastructure, Education & Literacy, Information Technology, and spearhead PPP Reform & Development Project with Asian Development Bank and World Bank Group.

Mr. Fawzi is a seasoned professional with a successful track record and prior to joining PPP Unit, he worked as CFO for Deokjae Group (HMDC Project which is the First Successful Public Private Partnership Project of Government of Sindh), JS Private Equity Investment Companies, and Relacom Pakistan a subsidiary of Relacom AB Sweden.

He hold a Master's Degree in Economics and is associated with Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan.

Mr. Abrar Khan (Director - Legal)

Abrar M. Khan has a LL.M, Diploma (Corporate Law) from Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi. Before joining the PPP Unit in February, 2017, Mr. Khan was a partner and Head Corporate at Ahmed & Qazi, Advocates & Legal Consultants. Mr. Khan has worked for more than eleven years at Ahmed & Qazi and has extensive experience of handling corporate law matters. Mr. Khan has independently handled many corporate and commercial transactions including those involving acquisitions, restructuring, and debt to asset swap. He has also worked on many large and complex transactions involving Islamic mode of finance including advisory role to Government of Pakistan on the intended privatization of one of the largest state owned electricity Distribution Company based at Hyderabad and also a state owned coal power Generation Company based at Lakhra.

Besides that, Mr. Khan also advised Ministry of Finance, External Finance Division, on various GoP Ijara Sukuk Transactions including very complex transactions. Ever since Mr. Khan has joined PPP Unit, he has been actively involved in almost all PPP transactions and is a valuable resource for PPP Unit.

Engr. Muhammad Sajjad Hussain Gilal (Director - Technical)

Mr. Muhammad Sajjad Hussain Gilal has been a team member of the PPP Unit since May 2015. He has a Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering from the NED University of Engineering & Technology in 2000 and a Master's Degree in Business Administration (Marketing) from Preston Institute of Management Science & Technology in 2003.

Prior to working at the PPP Unit, Mr. M. Sajjad Hussain Gilal has a vast experience of 18 years in the field of Civil Engineering on mega projects like Construction of Lyari Expressway Karachi, Construction of R.O Plants in Karachi, Infrastructural Development Works of DHA Phase VIII Karachi, Infrastructural Development Works of Hakeem Villas at Jinnah Avenue Karachi & Rehabilitation of NHA Super Highway from Nooriabad to Hyderabad.

He has also formerly worked at Sind Local Government Department, Government of Sindh as an Assistant Executive Engineer (Civil) in BPS - 17.

Mr. Haroon Munawar (Assistant Director - Technical)

Mr. Haroon Munawar has been a team member of the PPP Unit since Sep 2016. He has a Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering from the Mehran University of Engineering and Technology, Jamshoro. He has also previously worked at SAMI Pharmaceuticals (Pvt.) Ltd.

Previous main Projects where Mr. Haroon Munawar worked include: construction of multi-story warehouse/unit/facility. He was also involved in the construction of United bank Ltd. one of the largest Banks Head Office at I.I Chundrigar Road, Karachi. The Building comprises of 160,000 sq. ft. of commercial space standing at a height of 110 meters. Ahmed Tabba Tower, Arif Builders & Developers, and Karama & Nad-Al-Sheba Building project Dubai U.A.E were also included in his portfolio.

Mr. Farhan Ahmed Ansari (IT Specialist - Information Technology)

Mr. Ansari has joined PPP Unit since October 2017. He is a graduate from Karachi University. He has an Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) Participation from Ora-Tech Karachi and Diploma in Computer Science (DCS) from Petroman Institute of Computer Science Karachi.

Prior to his joining PPP Unit, Mr. Ansari was associated with "JS Investments Limited" as a Developer / Senior Manager IT. Previously, he had worked with KASB Funds, Askari Investments Management Limited, Crosby Asset Management, Taurus Securities Limited and Technology Trade Private Limited. Mr. Ansari has overall experience of 17 years in the brokerage and AMC industry.

Mr. Ansari has an experience in development and implementation of AMCs MIS related modules and process automation. Mr. Ansari is a good team member and a valuable resource for the PPP Unit.

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