Faculty Members SMC




Capt. (Retd) Usman Gul - (Director General)
Mr. Usman Gul is a senior Civil Servant of Pakistan Administrative Services from 25th Common. He did Masters in Public Policy and Management from Potsdam University, Germany. He also holds MBA (Finance) degree from Institute of Management Studies, University of Peshawar. Apart from that, he also done Post Graduate Diploma in International Human Rights from Faculty of law, University of Peshawar in collaboration with University of Oslo. His Bachelor of Arts (Pol. Science & History) from Pakistan Military Academy Kakul-Abbottabad. He completed his Matriculation from Cadet College Kohat – Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. He also attended 6 months Infantry Basic Training Course at Quetta, 6 months Armored Basic Training Course at Nowshera, 6 months Armored Mid-Career Course at Nowshera. He is graduate of 86th PMA Long Course Training at Pakistan Military Academy Kakul- Abbottabad.
He served as DG Provincial Services Academy, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for 3 years where he Supervised training covering all important topics and issues on public sector development and governance for over 1000 PAS, PMC and other cadres BS-17, 18 and 19 officers. He served as commissioner Malakand Division, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for two & half year where he ensured 100% coverage of Polio eradication campaign in even most marginalized regions of the Divisions. Supervised recorded disbursement of Rs 12 billion to the victim families- over 8000 households. He also served as Commissioner Quetta Division, Balochistan for 1 year where he supervised timely execution of most turbulent General Elections 2013 in Quetta Division and initiated the drive of Beatification of Quetta. He also performed additional task as MD WASA to minimize water shortage in summers/Ramadan. During his duties as Commissioner Sibi Division, Balochistan for 1 year ensured fast/timely execution of 147 kms long awaited Sibi-Rakhni Road Project connecting Sibi with DG Khan. He also held the position of Secretary Planning & Development Balochistan for 1 year and overseen implementation of multi sectional Mega Projects across Balochistan. He also served as Chief Economist Planning & Development Department, Balochistan for 2 years and Chief Foreign Aide Section P&DD Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for two years. During his tenure as Additional Finance Secretary (Reg) Finance Department, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa he amended rules for the entitlement of retired civil servants for reimbursement of their medical / treatment claims. Upgradation of the posts of Judiciary including civil judges, Senior Civil Judges, Additional Session Judges and Session Judges. Facilitated the Provincial Government to announce Utility and Special allowances for all the secretariat employees. Assisted Finance Department to chalk out and apply four tier formula for employees of Agriculture Department due to their less promotion prospects for future grades since decades. He also worked as Additional Finance Secretary (Budget) Finance Department Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Additional DG-Directorate of Projects FATA Secretariat, He also served as Deputy Secretary Industries, Labor, Mines & Mineral, SIDB, SDA, WWB & WCEB. Apart from that he remained Town Municipal Officer Town-3 City District Peshawar KP, Deputy Commissioner Peshawar Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. He qualified Mid-Career Management Course from NIM Peshawar, Senior Management Course from (SMC Wing) NSPP Lahore and National Security Course (2018/19) from National Defense University Islamabad.
Publications under his belt are
2018 Authored “Merger of FATA in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: A Solution to Integration or Problem”
2009 Authored “Institutional and Structural Reforms in FATA “Need of the Time”
2002 Authored “A study on Child Labor in the Tribal Agencies of North West Frontier Province

Dr. Shah Khan - (Chief Instructor SMC)
Dr. Shah Khan joined the defunct Income Tax Group of the Civil Service in 1994. He is Ph. D in Management Sciences, in the sub-discipline of Human Resource Management from Qurtuba University of Science & Information Technology, Peshawar. He has Masters Degree in Economics from the University of Peshawar and Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Engineering & Technology, Peshawar besides Diploma in HRM from the Pakistan Institute of Management. He was fist position holder in PRE-Engineering (F.Sc) at Islamia College, Peshawar. He served various positions in the field formations of Inland Revenue wing including posting at the headquarters in the Federal Board of Revenue, Islamabad. Besides, he served as Commissioner (IR) Corporate Zone in Regional Tax Office, Peshawar for three years. He has conducted workshops on Tobacco Taxation and Broadening of Tax Base. He has attended foreign training courses on Tax Administration in Developing countries held in Peoples Republic of China.

Mr. Tariq Bakhtiar - (Directing Staff)
Mr. Tariq Bakhtiar is from 27th Common, joined Civil Services of Pakistan in 2000 and belongs to Inland Revenue services (IRS). He did his Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering in Honors' from the University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar. He has also done MBA in Finance & Accounting, from Preston University Peshawar in 2004. He has served at various positions in field formations of IRS at various stations. Besides, he has also served in FBR (Hqs) Islamabad, as secretary IR operation for one Year. Before, joining NIM, Peshawar, he was Commissioner IRS, Abbottabad. Mr. Tariq Bakhtiar has attended several inland and foreign trainings including a training course in Kauala Lumpur, Malaysia, regarding Audit techniques in 2011, a training course in Beijing , China regarding Tax statistics for developing countries in 2016, and a Language course in Beijing , China in 2019.

Mr. Karam Elahi - (Directing Staff)
Mr. Karam Elahi is working as Additional Directing Staff (SMC) at NIM, Peshawar. He did Masters in English Literature from Department of English & Modern European Languages Peshawar in 1992, followed by M.Sc in Development Studies from IMSciences Peshawar in 2014, M.Phil in Political Science in 2017 and is currently a PhD Scholar. He has a distinguished career of civil service spanning over 25 years, beginning as Lecturer-in-English in 1995, followed by serving as Extra Assistant Commissioner from 1997 to 2000, and then as Assistant Collector, Deputy Collector and Additional Collector in Pakistan Customs Service since 2001. He belongs to the 53rd PCS batch (1997) and 28th Common (1999). Prior to joining at NIM, Mr Karam Elahi had served in various position in Peshawar, Nowshera, Bannu, Karachi, Sialkot, Islamabad, Gilgit, North Waziristan, Khyber and Mohmand, including his last assignment as Secretary Information Technology at FBR, Islamabad. He graduated MCMC from NIM Peshawar (2013) with distinction, and 25th SMC from NIM Islamabad (2019). He has participated in many training workshops/trainings inside Pakistan and abroad, including USA, UK, China, Afghanistan arranged by WCO, UNODC, WB, USCBP, ANF, JICA. Besides, he is prolific writer, researcher, trainer, poet and contributor in 18 humanitarian relief initiatives. He joined NIM, Peshawar as faculty member in October 2019.

Mr. Ziaullah Shams - (Directing Staff)

Mr. Ziaullah Shams is working as Additional Directing Staff at NIM, Peshawar. He joined Pakistan Customs Service (PCS) in Feb, 2000 and belongs to 27th Common Training Program (CTP). He did 25th MCMC from NIM, Islamabad in 2013 and 24th SMC from NIM, Peshawar in 2018. He participated in many training workshops/trainings inside Pakistan and abroad (Turkey, Kazakhstan and Tajikistan) arranged by WCO & UNODC. He served in Federal Board of Revenue (HQ) and also held some very important field positions of Pakistan Customs in different capacities in Peshawar, Abbottabad and Karachi. He has also served as Trade and Commercial Counselor in Embassy of Pakistan, Riyadh from 2007 to 2012. He joined NIM, Peshawar as SMC Faculty in March 2019.

Faculty Members MCMC

Ms. Nafees Rahim - (Chief Instructor MCMC)

Ms. Nafees Rahim, joined civil service of Pakistan in 2001 and carries an 18 years’ experience in Pakistan Audit and Accounts Service as Public Financial Manager. She joined as Directing Staff (Administration), National Institute of Management, Peshawar, a constituent unit of the National School of Public Policy in July 2019 and currently, working as Chief Instructor of Mid Career Management Course. Prior to that she held various important positions in her career including; Chief Finance and Accounts Officer, Ministry of Information Technology, Federal Government of Pakistan, Director District Audit KP and Director Federal Audit in Peshawar, Additional Secretary (Development), Finance Department, Government of KP, Director at Benazir Income Support Programme (Social Safety Net Programme). She has also worked in $137 million World Bank Funded Project. Has audited Pakistan Embassy, UK and Consulates in UK as Special Foreign Assignment and audited United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) HQ, Vienna, Austria. She was managing Rs. 33 billion Universal Service Fund and Company under Ministry of IT, Government of Pakistan. She has been team member in developing ‘Conditional Cash Transfer’ Programme with the World Bank and DFID under Benazir Income Support Programme. Ms. Nafees Rahim has done MBA Finance from Australia, Masters in Development Studies from Netherlands and Master in English. She has also done diploma in Public Debt Management Audit and Certification in Information Systems Management Security Audit.

Dr. Akhundzadah Muqeem ul Islam Suharwardy - (Additional Directing Staff)

He holds PhD degree in the field of Public Policy and Government from National Defense University (NDU). He did his MPhil in Economic Development. He joined as faculty member National School of Public Policy erstwhile NIPA in 1999. He possesses more than 25 years of versatile experience. Dr. Muqeem is a government servant, economist, professional trainer, researcher, and public policy expert. His areas of expertise include public policy design and implementation, institutional development, development economics, strategic planning and management, project design & management, economic development policy, Islamic banking, central banking management, exchange rate and price stability policies design and implementation, monetary and fiscal policy development and implementation etc.
His PhD dissertation on ” Impact of Institutional Quality and Governance on Economic Development: Cross Country Analysis” pertains to areas of Good Governance, Institutional Economics, Comparative Economic Systems, Civil services reforms, Quality management practices, Economic Developments, Extreme bound analysis in Econometrics.
Prior to current posting, Dr Muqeem served as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of National Accreditation Council for TVET Streams (NAC-TVS). He established and governed National Accreditation Council for TVET and served as Secretary of the Board of Governors of NAC-TVS. He also served as Director General in National Vocational and Technical Commission, Govt of Pakistan, Islamabad. While serving in NAVTTC, he performed duties as DG (Planning & Development), DG (Skills & Standards). While serving as DG (P&D) NAVTTC, he remained involved in designing, approval and implementation of a Project costing Rs. 9.8 billion for TEVET Sector Reform.
While serving as DG (International Cooperation and Accreditation) in NAVTTC, he participated in negotiation of several international cooperation deals which interalia include (1) with State of Qatar (for sending one lac Pakistanis to Qatar) and signed MoU with Qatar in Doha (2) Negotiated MoU with Singapore for cooperation in TVET (3) Negotiated MoU with Finland for cooperation in TVET (4) Negotiated MoU with Saudi Arabia for cooperation in TVET (5) Negotiated cooperation with Philippines in TVET (6) Negotiated cooperation with Australia in TVET (7) Negotiated cooperation with Germany in TVET. He also developed comprehensive document for enhancing cooperation amongst OIC member countries in TVET and led consultation with representatives of 30 countries in Istanbul.
He also served as Chief Instructor in NIM/NSPP, Islamabad. He was Assistant Professor of Economics in School of Economics, IIU, Islamabad. Prior to join erstwhile NIPA presently (NIM/NSPP) in 1999, he served as Researcher/Economist in Fiscal & Monetary Research Department of State Bank of Pakistan (Central Bank). He authored concept paper of National School of Public Policy (NSPP) in 2001 and remained involved in the initial meeting for creating NSPP.
Dr. Muqeem published more than six research papers in peered reviewed journals and co-authored a book. He supervised more than 100 research endeavors in variety of fields and delivered several dozen training module and other training forums in NIPA, NIM, NBP, PTCL etc. He has been part of team for training delivery of more than 12 NIPA advance Courses and around more than 15 MCMCs and SMCs.

Syed Khizar Ali Shah - (Additional Directing Staff)

Syed Khizar Ali Shah has joined NIM Peshawar as Additional Directing Staff on deputation from Ministry of Information & Broadcasting. He is a BS -19 officer of Information Group from 31st Common Training Program of CSS. He has worked in different departments of the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Ministry of Human Rights and National Commission for Human Rights. He has experience in media management, administration of media laws, media regulatory affairs, drafting of media and human rights laws, advocacy and trainings of human rights laws and juvenile justice. He has also served as the Project Manager of the project “Rehabilitation of Juvenile Prisoners in Central Jail Haripur” and “Police Child Protection Centre Peshawar”. Syed Khizar Ali Shah has a Masters in Public Administration from University of Peshawar and a Masters in Development Studies from University of Melbourne under Australian Development Awards scholarships.

Mr. Shabid Ullah - (Additional Directing Staff)

Mr. Shabid Ullah joined NIM, Peshawar as Additional Directing Staff in January 2019 on deputation basis. He has done his Master in Political Science from University of Peshawar. He has a bachelor’s degree from Institute of Education and Research, University of Peshawar in addition to IT certificate from Pakistan Computer Bureau, Islamabad. He has served as Information Officer at Press Information Department, Peshawar, Public Relations Officer to Governor KP and Director Information FATA Secretariat. He has served as Deputy Director Special Assignments (Admn/Budget and Accounts/Advertisements and Publicity) at Press Information Department, Peshawar. He has also worked as Regional Press Registrar, Peshawar for Ministry of Information & Broadcasting. Before joining NIM, Peshawar, he contributed to the institute as guest speaker to MCMCs, Junior Command Courses of K.P. Police and Courses of the officers of Revenue Departments of Gilgit Baltistan and Baluchistan conducted by PPSA.

Mr. Muhammad Tayyab - (Additional Directing Staff)

Mr. Muhammad Tayyab has joined NIM Peshawar as Additional Directing Staff on deputation from Ministry of Railways in April, 2019. Mr. Tayyab is a BS -19 officer of Railways (Traffic & Commercial) Group from 30th Common Training Program of CSS. Before joining the civil services, he remained as Lecturer at Islamia College Peshawar, University of Peshawar and Government Colleges in Education Department of Govt. of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa from 1997 to 2002. In 2002, after qualifying Provincial Civil Service (PCS), he worked as Section Officer in Civil Secretariat in KP. He has worked on different positions of Railways as Assistant and Divisional Transportation, Commercial and Personnel Officer, Director Operations, Director Vigilance and Deputy Chief Planning from 2004 to 2019. He has also served as Deputy Secretary and Additional Secretary in FATA Secretariat for two years. He has vast experience in administrative structures and governance, human resource management, office management, project management, transportation & logistics, revenue generation and general administration. He also had the opportunities of getting various trainings in different administrative systems from within the country and abroad from China, Japan, UK and India. Mr. Tayyab has a Masters in Political Science from University of Peshawar and a Masters in Governance & Policy from University of Southampton, UK under the Chevening Scholarships Programme ,2012.

Mr. Jehanzeb Khan Orakzai - (Additional Directing Staff (IT)/ ADS T&C)

He has been serving this Institute since 2006. He got his masters degree in computer sciences from the University of Peshawar and MS-IT from Institute of Management Sciences. He also got executive diploma and different certificates in advance computer sciences/IT subjects and a bachelor’s degree in education (B.Ed) from the University of Peshawar, as well. He has over four years of working experience in the private sector institutes / universities and an equal in the public sector. He taught different computer science / IT subject to the graduate and post graduate students at different universities including ABASYN University,SARHAD University,Center of Applied Epistemic, Islamia College and university of Peshawar. A research thesis on “Urdu OCR” (Optical Character Recognition) and a research paper “Urdu Nastaleeq Optical Character Recognition” goes to his credit. Presently, he is serving in the capacity of Additional Directing Staff (Training & Co-ordination) at NIM, Peshawar.

Syed Jaffar Shah - Deputy Director (Admin & Finance)

He has been serving in this Institute as Deputy Director (Admin & Finance), NIM, Peshawar since August 2005. He obtained his master degree in commerce from university of Peshawar in 1986. He has over all 18 years of working experience in the fields of Accounts and Administration in Government Sector.

Mr. Asad Zia Siddiqui - (Additional Director (Research))

He has been serving this Institute since 2006. Currently he is working as Additional Director (Research). He holds MS degree in Management Sciences. Apart from M.S. degree, he also holds MBA degree from Peshawar University and Masters degree in Computer Sciences from University of Peshawar. He also got one year diploma in IT & different IT certificates like CCNA, MCP, MCSE, Linux Administration, Wireless Basics, VOIP Infrastructure, CIW, CNT, OCP DBA, CLA, CHT, AOA. He has over all more than nineteen years of working experience in which fourteen years in Govt. sector & five years in private sector/institutions. He taught different computer science/IT subjects to graduate & postgraduate students in different institutions. He also remained visiting faculty member of NIM Islamabad. He has done 30th  MCMC from Quetta