CDI Team

Asim Javaid

Managing Director,
Punjab Small Industries Corporation

Tayyaba Kamal

Project Director

Muhammad Umer Wattoo

Additional Project Director

Mr. Muhammad Umer Wattoo is an experienced professional of the corporate world having above 10 years of overall work experience. He held an additional charge of Project Director, CDI as well for three months. He has done Masters in Business Administration in Marketing from Lahore School of Economics. He has done numerous trainings in communication and marketing. He started his career in the private sector with PepsiCo International and then moved on to serve key positions at Engro Corporation. He has been working in areas of project identification and project management from inception to close out. Moreover, he is an articulate communicator with strong leadership, interpersonal and analytical skills.

Badar ul Islam

UNIDO National Programme Coordinator

Mr. Badar has done Masters in Business Administration with majors in Management and associated disciplines including sustainable industrial development. He started his career in the development sector with United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in 2001 and has been involved in number of programmes which include but not limited to the programme identification, formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation. In terms of programme management, He was directly responsible for the execution of multi-million components of UNIDO implemented programmes funded by European Union, World Bank, NORAD and UNDP. He made significant contribution to different programmes in the area of trade, industrial development, competitiveness, Quality Infrastructure (standards, metrology, accreditation & Metrology), SME and rural development.

Qasar Wasique

UNIDO National Technical Expert

Mr. Qasar is a Ph.D. scholar at University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, after his M.Phil in Industrial Management, Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Bachelor of Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering. He has worked with a number of organizations in the areas of productivity, quality, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Certifications, project management, trainings & development, gap analysis & need assessment studies. He has been counterpart to the teams of international organizations like, JICA, GIZ, Bfz, CBI, while working with a number of SMEs export oriented industrial subsectors from the platforms of development organizations including SMEDA and UNIDO.

Muhammad Arsalan

Cluster Manager Auto Parts

Mr. Arslan has a thorough work experience of more than fifteen years in renowned private as well as government organizations. With Master Degree in Engineering Management with experience base of working for more than ten (10) years with International Development Organizations like GIZ, JICA, PUM-Netherlands, SES Germany, USAID, etc. and trained by prominent foreign experts, he possesses a sound knowledge base of Program Management, Project Management, Education Management (TVET), Team Management, Donor Coordination & Stakeholder Management.

Fawad Malik

Cluster Manager Readymade Garments

Mr. Fawad is an experienced professional in both public and private sector. He has worked on various assignments with specific focus on Development, Trade, Investment, Business Development, Strategy & Policy and Project Management. He has worked with various International Development and Donor Agencies. He is an Engineer from Brunel University, United Kingdom and has also attended various training sessions organized by World Bank and UNIDO.

Farazia Majid

Cluster Manager Leather Footwear and Products

Ms. Farazia has experience in both the private and public sector, with a special focus on Research, Trade & Investment and Development. She has a flair for writing, scoping client needs and forging solid relationships with strategic partners to build consensus across multiple organizational levels. A team player, Ms. Farazia has also assisted in organizing high level international events and participated in various trainings by international agencies including World Bank and UNIDO.

Dr. Andeela Sahar Fatima

Cluster Manager Surgical

Ms. Andeela Sahar Fatima is a PhD scholar from Malaysia after her MS in Business Administration. She is an experienced professional having diversified experience in renowned private as well as government organizations. She is a team player, possess excellent communication and leadership skills. She is also a syndicate member of UET Lahore.

Faisal Nadeem

Deputy Cluster Manager

Mr. Faisal has done Masters in Business Administration from University of the Punjab with specialization in International Trade. He has a diversified working experience of over six years in Public and Private Sectors, which includes Banking, Education and Industrial Development. Along with experience of working with donor agencies and international financial institution like DFID & World Bank.

Muhammad Anjum

Deputy Cluster Manager Auto-Parts

Mr. Anjum has a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering (Control Systems) from National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST). He is a dedicated professional with total experience of 3 years in the field of Project Management and Planning. Additionally, he has acquired diplomas in ‘Project Management’ and ‘Fundamentals of Digital Marketing’. Mr. Anjum is a team player having strengths in organizational communication, contract management and project implementation.

Tariq Mahmood

Deputy Manager

He has done MS with specialization in HRM having 22 years rich experience of Command, Administration and Space Planning while serving in Pakistan Army and Private Sector including spatial environment of UAE. He is a team player and possess strong communication and leadership skills.

Rao Mansoor Khalid

Cluster Facilitator

Mr. Mansoor has professional experience of more than ten years in various fields including marketing and administration. He has done Master’s in Business and Administration Technology (MBIT-Marketing).