TECHFA CONSULTING CORE TEAM
Engr. Faiz Muhammad Bhutta - Senior Energy Consultant and Team Head
Hs has done B.SC Engineering in Electronics and Communication from UET and has done MBA in marketing from IBA- Punjab University. He has done post Graduate Diploma in Telecommunication from COMSAST. He has more than 30 years of experience of working in the areas of Training, Industrial Automation, Solar Energy, Energy Efficiency, Water and Solar Pumping, ICT ( Information Communication Technologies) and Bio-Medical Technology
He served at managerial posts at various National and Multinational organizations like ZELIN, INTECH, SOPHA, GRUNDFOS, COMSATS, IZHAR Group and Sustainable Energy Services International.. He contibuted in development of Building Energy Code 2011, Pakistan Electric and Telecom safety code 2014 and Fire code 2015 as member taks force of PEC
He has got first training from Germany on Computerized Numerical Controls in 1981 and started his career as CNC Engineer. He got training from Holland on Micro-processor Controlled after loading system. He got training from RENAC Berlin on Design and Installation of Solar Energy Systems and he got GIZ training in Pakistan for design and installation of Solar PV and Solar Thermal Systems. He got one month training from HNAC Technology Co China on Planning, implementing and construction of small and medium hydro power plants and has visited various micro, mini and small hydro power plants in China. He is master trainer on Solar Energy from GIZ Pakistan and resource person of Pakistan Engineering Council on Solar Energy.He has trained so far 1000 persons in the area of Solar Energy
He has designed and installed various off-Grid, Hybrid and On-grid solar Systems and also implemented Energy Efficiency Improvement plans in Industries and Buildings . He has executed various projects in Solar Energy, Solar Pumping, Water Pumping, Solar Water heating, Internet and web based solutions, Industrial automation, Energy Efficiency, Electrical and Bio-medical sectors ,
He is member of organizations namely International Solar Society Germany ASHRAE USA, Life member of PEC , Life Member of HVACR Society, Life Member of IEP, Life member of IEEEP and member of MAP.
Engr. Shahid Hussain Jafri - Senior Consultant
Engr. Shahid Hussain Jafri has held the posts of Chief Engineer, Director of Quality Assurance and Advisor in a public sector organization. He obtained BSc in Electrical Engineering from Engineering College Peshawar and MS in Electrical Engineering from UET Lahore.
He has an overall experience of 40-years in various fields. He worked as Incharge of maintenance of electrical, instrumentation and control systems of a power plant. He worked in design and engineering of plant information/supervisory computer systems. He provided consultancy for¬
Quality Management Systems (QMS) - ISO 9001:2008 certification of health care units (hospitals), food and agriculture centers, various design and manufacturing facilities and labs.
He is certified Six Sigma Black Belt, certified Lead Auditor of Information Security Management System (ISMS) - ISO 27001:2005, Environmental Management System (EMS) - ISO 14001:2004, Quality Management Systems (QMS) - ISO 9001:2008, Quality Professional 'CQP' in Quality Management and Lead Implementer Laboratory Management System ISO 17025:2005.¬
He has received professional trainings in foreign countries. He is member of American Society for Quality (ASQ), Life Member of Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC).
Engr. Hammad Hashmi - Senior Consultant
As an Electrical Engineer, Hammad Hashmi has 25 years of professional experience primarily in the power sector and has worked with the Government of Pakistan as well as private organizations. He has also worked with multinational companies such as General Electric and Walters Power, where he was involved in the construction of power plants and substations, prepared tender documents, reviewed designs submitted by the EPC contractor, and handled project finances. He is currently the Technical Advisor for the Ministry of Water & Power (MoWP) in Islamabad and is working on structural reforms of Pakistan‚Äs power sector.
Hammad Hashmi graduated in MBA in Finance & Accounting from Preston University, Kohat, Lahore Campus in 2008. Over time, he was able to enhance his capabilities in financial modelling of power plants and their tariff structure, for approval from National Electrical Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA). Moreover, he has given valuable input to NEPRA through NUST, on the Small Hydel Power Plant up to 25MW and coal power plant up to 50MW for the Upfront Tariff.
Currently he is working on the integrated Generation Transmission and Distribution Plan (IGTDP) as per the directive of Ministry of Water and Power, Islamabad. The main objective of IGTDP is to prepare a 5 Year Rolling integrated Generation, Transmission & Distribution Expansion Plan for each Disco and NTDC with aim to develop a planning mechanism in a coordinated & integrated manner, consistent with the 2013 Power Policy for all power utilities. After approval of IGTDP from NEPRA, the plan will become the base for preparation of the Multiyear Tariff application by Distribution Companies (Discos).¬ Any future changes in the plan will affect sector planning activities accordingly and will be reviewed in an integrated manner.
Engr. Zakir Khan Bhittani Solar System Designer and Project manager
He has done B.Sc Engineering in Electrical from UET Peshawar and has substantial experience of design, Installation and monitoring of various projects related to solar Hybrid systems, Solar Pumping and Solar Lighting. He has conducted training on solar system under world bank funded project in FATA. He worked as field engineer on RAHA project of Solar pumping in KPK and FATA. He got CPD training on solar energy. He got training from Solar International UK. He has undertaken lot of assignments relating to design, installation, Performance monitoring of solar home systems, solar lighting and solar pumping projects in KPK and FATA.
Ms. Ameena Sohail - Legal Consultant
Ms. Ameena Sohail is an advocate of the High Court, heads Precision's legal services. After graduating from International Islamic University in Sharia'h and Law, She perused her Masters in Economic Regulation from University of London. Ms. Ameena has extensive experience of working for a variety of commercial & corporate clients and Government Agencies. She has had the opportunity to hold a number of short-term full time assignments at the Private Power and Infrastructure Board (PPIB) and the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP).
She also carries a vast experience of acting as an in house legal counsel of the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA); where she advised the Authority on different aspects of the electric power regulation in the country such as grant of licenses, prescription of standards and codes etc.
Believing in full potential of her country, Ameena switched to private consultancy and left the power sector regulator to serve a large portfolio of clients from international finance institutions to donor agencies, interest groups and private developers.
MS. Rizwana Jabeen- Director Administration
She has done her graduation from Government College Lahore and she has more than 20 years experience of serving as Bank manager.
Komal Faiz - Consultant Communication Designer and social entrepreneur
She has done Bachelor in Communication design from NCA Lahore. Her specialty is designing for social change.
Punnal Faiz - Consultant Architect
He has done Bachelor in Architecture from NCA Lahore. His specialty is building design based on green standards.
Risham Faiz - Designer and Artist
She has done Bachelor in Fina Arts from NCA. She is a designer and artist
NOTE: Apart from Techfa core team there are lot of local and foreign experts, designers and engineers and consulting firms associated with Techfa Consulting firm