BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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Riaz Ahmed

Director

Mr. Riaz Ahmed is an experienced educationist and development professional with over 28 years of expertise in programs to empower young girls and women through education.

Riaz Ahmed

Proven track record of success in developing and managing educational and vocational training institutes.

Skilled in all aspects of program development, from initial design to implementation and management.

Strong background in promoting education for girls and women as a means of empowerment and social change.

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Afzal Ahmed Siddiqui

CEO

Mr. Afzal Ahmed Siddiqui is a well known and highly reputed businessman among the business community of Karachi boasting over 25 years of business ownership experience.

Afzal Ahmed Siddiqui

Most known for his contributions in Travel & Tourism , Hospitality Education , Real Estate , and Manufacturing industries (local and abroad) respectively, he also actively partakes in Welfare and Development for the education of the Youth of Pakistan

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Ashar Ajaz

Director - Operations

Mr. Ashar Ajaz is an accomplished individual fueled by determination and youth. He boasts over 10 years of experience in operations management and sales.

Ashar Ajaz

He is skilled in planning, organizing and coordinating activities to optimize operational efficiency and productivity; With a proven ability to lead and manage teams to meet and exceed performance targets, this professional has a strong background in sales and operations management, with a track record of delivering results.

MANAGEMENT

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Ms. Momina Khan

Campus Manager & Academic Coordinator

Ms. Momina Khan is a Qualified Mathematician with an exceptional academic background and over 10 years of experience as an Educationist and Management Professional.

Ms. Momina Khan

Momina Khan is our campus manager and training coordinator. Ms. Momina proves to be a valuable asset for our institute and for the past two years she continues to serve Skillston with sheer dedication by implying the finest of her skills into streamlining our organization’s set-up smoothly and tactfully.

She is extremely potent, driven, and works round the clock to maintain the commendable standards we offer students.

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Mr. Syed Mehmood Hussain

Head of IT & Digital Marketing

Mr. Syed Mehmood Hussain is a recognized protagonist in Pakistan's IT & Multimedia sectors. He worked as a Country Academic Manager for one of Pakistan's most renowned multinational organizations.

Mr. Syed Mehmood Hussain

His 16 years of IT development & Multimedia experience are exceptional. Academics, Sales, Marketing, and Business Development Departments in both domestic and foreign corporations are the sectors in which he takes pride.

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Ms. Faiza Zeeshan

Sr. Manager Corporate & Intl affairs

All aspects of Ms. Faiza Amjad Ali's career are based on training and development. Her prowess in the career development and foreign education segments are, by all means, remarkable.

Ms. Faiza Zeeshan

She has been a career development and foreign education counsellor with experience since 2018. She holds degree in HR and it is an absolute delight to have her as Manager of Corporate and International Relations.

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Mr. Babar Iftikhar

Campus Manager

Throughout his professional life, Mr. Babar has gained a plathora of valuable knowledge, practical experience and skills, allowing him to confidently fulfil his role in the company and face any challenge or responsibility.

Mr. Babar Iftikhar

His passion for management displays his marvellous pirsuit for perfection. He believes that a well-organized system is the core of a company and he am diligent, independent with any decision he makes.

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Ms. Hina Farhan

Training Coordinator

Ms. Hina Farhan is a talent produced by Skillston itself! Apart from being a very skilled baker, she is equipped with the skills necessary to help the team stay on track with her stellar coordination and her admirable composure.

Ms. Hina Farhan

She is very passionate, pragmatic and she thrives under pressure. A quick learner, creative and open to learning new techniques and the grit to comply with them when necessary.

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Ms. Hafsa Khan

Accounts Officer

Having a highly qualified professional on board is a source of great pride for a firm. With a dual master's degree and ICMA certification, our Accounts Manager, Ms. Hafsa Asif, has been doing an exceptional job in her position.

Ms. Hafsa Khan

She is a professional accountant with expertise in payroll, income statements, accounts administration, reports, and the creation of new financial procedures. She possess a keen eye for detail, the ability to multitask, a deep understanding of analytical principles, and proficiency with accounting software including Quick Book, Peachtree, Aims, and Edu-Man.

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Mr. Suleman Faiz

Assistant Admin Officer

Mr. Suleman Faiz is one of Skillston’s most treasured Alumni. He has been part of the family for over 5 years after completion of his Diploma in Reception Services from Skillston.

Mr. Suleman Faiz

He is a person of unending devotion and loyalty.
A model individual that brings interminable energy to any task and motivates people around him to be productive and efficient.

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Mr. Muhammad Faisal

Campus Maintenance Assistance

Mr. Faisal is a free spirit with a drive to get things done. He has served Skillston for over 9 years in more ways than one, without faltering.

Mr. Muhammad Faisal

Mr. Faisal does not hold anything back when it comes to getting through a task. His excellent people skills and charming personality, in both professional and social settings, are sure to have an impact.

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Mr. Faisal Aria

Front Desk Officer

Mr. Faisal Aria is an experienced professional with more than 10 years of Front Desk Operation & International Consultancy experience. He has a history of working in numerous international diplomatic Relations and customer dealing in different NGO’s And Organizations.

Mr. Faisal Aria

He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration & Global Communication and has had many achievements as an interpreter and customer communications representative in various prestigious 5 star hotels and organizations. He has also travelled to many countries, serving as both an Interpreter and Senior Secretary.
He is a completionist and he strives for optimal results in everything he does.

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Mr. Mirza Mamoon Baig

Front Desk Officer

The talent of Mr. Mirza Mamoon Baig paired with the knowledge and skill acquired at Skillston has proven to be unexcelled. His charming etiquette and empathetic nature makes for one of the finest representatives in the industry.

Mr. Mirza Mamoon Baig

His desire to ceaselessly obtain knowledge has assisted in establishing a healthy career and what seems to be a promising future. The career he chose not only makes him happy, but also allows him to extend his joy and compassion to people that surround him.

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Ms.Nosheen Hira Brohi

Front Desk Officer

Ms. Nosheen Hira Brohi is passionate about her work and quite dependable when assigned a task. She possesses a positive attitude towards her work and her outstanding demeanor including her ethic and punctuality for all work-related functions makes her a great asset and an even greater colleague.

Ms.Nosheen Hira Brohi

She not only thrives under pressure, but also pushes the limits and sets higher standards in every field she enters.

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Mr. Muhammad Saleem

Graphics Designer

We are extremely fortunate to have Mr. Muhammad Saleem as our team's Graphic Designer. His extensive experience of 25 years in the field, both domestically and internationally, is truly remarkable.

Mr. Muhammad Saleem

He has worked with a variety of organizations and has been highly successful in all his endeavors. He works tirelessly, demonstrating remarkable skill and potential. His dedication is truly impressive and leaves everyone in awe. Having him on board is by all means a great pleasure and we look forward to his valuable contributions.

FACULTY MEMBERS

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Chef Muhammad Nawaz

Head Trainer - Culinary Arts

Chef Muhammad Nawaz, our Lead Trainer and Head of Culinary Arts Department is very passionate. His ambition is to impart to his students; whatever he has learned & experienced during his 32 year-long career as a Professional Chef.

Chef Muhammad Nawaz

He is a master in the culinary arts who has accumulated both national & international experience in the food & beverages industry, while also having served as Executive Chef in the leading 5 Star Hotels in Pakistan and abroad. His is adored by his pupils and his colleagues alike, as he is both professional and compassionate; making him one of the finest chefs in Pakistan.

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Chef Mehmood Hassan Rana

Head Trainer - Baking & Pastry Arts

Our lead trainer and department head for baking and pastries, Mr. Mehmood Ul Hassan Rana, has more than 30 years of expertise in the field and has attended various national and international trainings.

Chef Mehmood Hassan Rana

Additionally, he has worked as a baking and pastry chef at several hospitality facilities, including five-star hotels. He is one of the city's top pastry chefs.
His love of patisserie and restless spirit have elevated him to the position of one of the top instructors in the field of baking and pastry arts. He has created hundreds of distinctive recipes.

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Chef Ammad Murtaza

Trainer - Culinary Arts

Chef Ammad Murtaza is our beloved trainer Culinary Arts. He is a youthful, dynamic, passionate, and energetic individual with around 13 years of professional culinary experience.

Chef Ammad Murtaza

Having successfully completed the Level 2 City & Guilds Food and Beverage Production Diploma with Expertise in Continental Cuisine at the nimble age of 18, Mr. Ammad began his culinary career at the Sheraton Hotel in Karachi.

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Chef Naveed Iqbal

Trainer - Baking & Pastry Arts

Chef Naveed Iqbal is one of the finest chefs at Skillston. He brings his handiwork and his artistic finesse to the table, turning heads every time he is behind the apron.

Chef Naveed Iqbal

He expertly coordinates the actions of cooks and other food-preparation personnel in his kitchen. His management skills paired with his keen outlook serves him to be able to work well with anything and anyone; effectively creating an ideal workspace for him and his coworkers.

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Chef Muhammd Mehdi

Trainer - Baking Pastry Arts

Chef Muhammd Mehdi is a widely recognized pasty chef known primarily for his masterful skill in the art of desserts. He has committed 40 years of his life to his craft and has now taken to sharing what he has learned with the youth.

Chef Muhammd Mehdi

Be it a premium cake or innovative desserts that shake our perspectives; you can always expect Chef Mehdi to deliver at the highest quality!

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Ms. Hira Batool

Trainer - Culinary Arts

Ms. Hira Batool; the Assistant Chef & Trainer for Culinary Arts. She is a remarkable former student who utilized her knowledge and expertise to her advantage, quickly demonstrating her skill and earning her role at Skillston.

Ms. Hira Batool

She is an exemplary trainer and a dependable assistant. Her unwavering discipline and superior management skills have enabled her to quickly stand out from the crowd and demonstrate her value as a colleague, trainer, and friend. Her proficiency and reliability make her an invaluable asset to any team.

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Ms. Rubina Kauser

Trainer - Baking & Pastry Arts

We are delighted to have Ms. Rubina Kauser as our assistant chef and trainer for Culinary Arts! She brings over 6 years of industry experience to the table and has proven to be a dependable and dedicated asset in both her roles.

Ms. Rubina Kauser

Her impressive ability to take what she has learned and apply it to the situation at hand is something that is highly valued and sought after. She is a true testament to the power of hard work and dedication. We are thrilled to have her on the team!

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Ms. Sobia Janoo

Visiting Faculty - Culinary Arts

Ms. Sobia Janoo is well known Culinary Chef that brings her experience as both a chef as well as a influential media person, allowing her to explore broader avenues with her students and impart interdisciplinary knowledge.

Ms. Sobia Janoo

She is an exceptional role model for the younger generations to look up to in regards to fame, cookery and teaching.

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Ms. Saba Qureshi

Assistant Trainer - Baking & Pastry Arts

Ms. Saba Qureshi, our Assistant Trainer in Baking and Pastry Arts, is an exemplary professional. She holds a Professional Diploma in Baking & Patisserie, demonstrating her commitment to the field.

Ms. Saba Qureshil

Her enthusiasm for the craft is evident in her eagerness to take on new challenges, and her quickness to learn makes her a valuable asset to our team.

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Ms. Hajira Bibi

Assitant Chef - Culinary Arts

Ms. Hajira Bibi is an incredible asset to our Culinary Arts team, bringing with her two years of professional experience after she finished her Grand Diploma in Culinary Arts from Skillston.

Ms. Hajira Bibi

We are so pleased to have her on board and are confident that her expertise and qualifications will help her to have a successful and rewarding career with us. We wish her all the best in her future endeavors!

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Ms. Iqra Yamin

Trainer - Hospitality Management

Iqra Yamin is a valued professional in the hospitality sector. She is also a trainer and assessor for F&B Management from the famous Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit, as well as a certified Food Safety & HACCP Professional from Unilever (GIZ).

Ms. Iqra Yamin

She has trained hundreds of trainees throughout her long career and has spent more than five years serving as a trainer in Skillston. She has also owned and operated a café for two years. She currently works for the American company Walmart as a Customer Support Executive. Iqra Yamin is a deserving professional who has excelled in her line of work.

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Mr. Muhammad Zaffar Parvaiz

Trainer - Hospitality Management

Mr. Muhammad Zaffar Parvaiz is an experienced and knowledgeable hospitality management trainer. He has been working in the hotel industry for over 15 years and has been employed by numerous prestigious organizations, such as Marriott, Moven pick, Ramada, and Regent plaza.

Mr. Muhammad Zaffar Parvaiz

His extensive knowledge and experience in the field make him an ideal instructor for those looking to become experts in the hospitality industry.
He possesses a post-graduate diploma in labour administration, organisation welfare, and hospitality management.
He has achieved a great deal in the management of food and beverages, logistics and transportation, ISO 22000 food safety, ISO 14001 environmental management, HACCP, and many other fields.

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Mr. Muhammad Adil Bhatti

Trainer - Front Desk and Hospitality

Mr. Muhammad Adil Bhatti is an exemplary alumnus of Skillston who has gone on to achieve great success in one of the most prestigious organizations. His self-confidence, ability to work well under pressure, and strong interpersonal and leadership skills make him an ideal candidate for any team.

Mr. Muhammad Adil Bhatti

He is also capable of working with colleagues of diverse cultural backgrounds, making him an invaluable asset to any organization. We are proud to have Mr. Bhatti, an alumnus, as a part of the Skillston family and are confident that he will continue to excel in his current role.

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Mr. Muhammad Abid

Senior Trainer - Food & Beverage

Mr. Muhammad Abid is a National F&B Trainer and Assessor recognized by the Government of Pakistan, and is renowned for his Restaurants Consultancy services for various projects.

Mr. Muhammad Abid

With over 12 years of experience in the Hospitality Academics and Industry, he has worked with some of the most well-known brands in Karachi. His expertise and knowledge in the field is highly commendable and is a testament to his commitment to excellence.

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Mr. Syed Abdul Rehman

Trainer - Hospitality Management

Mr. Abdul Rahman is an exceptionally qualified and experienced Hospitality management Trainer, boasting over 30 years' worth of expertise in the Hotel Industries, including Avari Tower Hotel, Taj Mahal Hotel, Carlton Resort & Club, and other prestigious organizations.

Mr. Syed Abdul Rehman

He is a proud graduate of Karachi University, and has used his skills and abilities to great effect in the practical world, introducing creative ideas and an infectious enthusiasm that has inspired the youth generation. We are fortunate to have a trainer of such caliber and experience, and we are confident that his contributions will be invaluable.

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Mr. Abdul Moiz Imran

Trainer - Hospitality

Mr. Abdul Moiz Imran