Board of Trustees

Azhar Hussain
Chairman Board of Trustee
Mr. Hussain is a President and Founder of Peace and Education Foundation, Islamabad, Pakistan. He is the recipient of the 2006 Peacemakers in Action Award by the Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding in New York.  Prior to his current position, Mr. Hussain served as Senior Vice President for Preventive Diplomacy at the Washington-based International Center for Religion & Diplomacy. He holds a Master’s degree in International/Intercultural Management from the School of International Training in Vermont.  Mr. Hussain has been providing educational and intercultural consulting services for numerous multi-national organizations for the past twelve years, and has a well-established history of successful training and development initiatives throughout the world, including in India, Pakistan, Egypt, Turkey, the United States, and Mexico.  He has served as Senior Consultant to the Government of Mexico’s Ministry of Education. Mr. Hussain has organized and delivered presentations at numerous conferences around the world, He has also collaborated with the United States Institute of Peace to initiate, develop, and deliver a peace education-training program for Pakistani religious leaders.

Azmat Khan
Managing Trustee
Mr. Azmat Khan Managing Trustee of Peace & Education Foundation, Mr. Khan is former Training Manager of Caltax Oil (Pakistan) Ltd and former Managing Director of Tulip Industries Pvt Ltd. He is a Senior Training Associate Training Solutions, offering in-house training courses and management consultancy. He passed his Master’s in Business Administration degree from Vanderbilt University (USA). He has been non-executive Director of Rozgar Micro Finance Bank Ltd from July 2003to August 2012.

Dr. Qibla Ayaz
Member of Trustee
Newly appointed as Chairman of Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) Pakistan, Dr. Qibla Ayaz has served in the past as Vice-Chancellor at University of Peshawar, Adjunct Professor at IM Sciences Peshawar, Vice Chancellor at Islamia College University Peshawar, the Dean Faculty of Islamic and Oriental Studies of the University of Peshawar. He is the author of many books, research papers, and articles.

Mujtaba Muhammad Rathore
Member of Trustee
Mr. Rathore has more then ten years of experience in research analysis and project management and his primary areas of research are conflict and peace studies, peace building and reconciliation, rule of law, international law, governance, human rights, education, interfaith harmony and media studies. Mr. Rathore holds a Master of Peace building and Reconciliation from University of Winchester (U.K.), Master of Political Science from University of Sargodha, and B.A. LLB. (Sharia and Law) from International Islamic University Islamabad.

Dr. Junaid Ahmad
Member of Trustee
Junaid Ahmad is an accomplished academician, researcher and a prominent Management Consultant of Pakistan. He has studied at Govt. College of Commerce & Economics, Karachi, Concordia University and McGill University in Montreal, Canada in mid 1970s. He has over three decades of experience of teaching university level courses and executive development programs both in Canada & Pakistan. Since 1986, he has supervised completion of over 1,400 research studies and consulting assignments as Chairman of National Management Consultants, the Country’s premier management consulting firm. He has also been actively involved in numerous research studies and movements relating to current issues confronting Pakistan. He has also authored two text books in the areas of commerce and Pakistan economics. He has been a member of the Board of Governors and is the life member of Karachi Council on Foreign Relations (KCFR).