Uzma Qureshi is the President of AF USA. She has 15+ years of accounting and financial experience and more recently worked as a Financial Controller with Catholic Charities, a non-profit organization serving the greater community in Houston. Uzma has taken an active role to support the educational needs of underprivileged children by joining AF USA and plans to develop the financial strategy to operate with minimal administrative cost and deliver maximum value of donor contribution. Uzma holds MBA in accounting from the University of Houston and a BSc in Mathematics and statistics from Kinnaird College, Lahore Pakistan

Uzma Qureshi


As a Partner at COBAIT, successfully delivered innovative solutions to businesses including developing software products in multiple verticals as well as IT solutions helping organizations and leaders with business IT planning, management, cyber security and business continuity. Top performing executive with a 23-year track record of innovation and success in managing, expanding and growing global organizations, including C-Level experience with fortune 500 company. Rafey worked as a CIO and Senior Vice President of Technology for SunGard Energy and Commodities and built an impressive record of achievement through a series of increasingly responsible leadership positions for the global organization. Rafey played a pivotal role in defining strategy and solutions, creating tactical and strategic partnerships, mergers and acquisitions, business integration and providing overall vision and direction to the company which led to the growth and success of the business.

Rafey Kazi


Zia-ul-Islam is a Vice President of AF USA. An Electrical Engineer by profession Zia has worked in the engineering and project management field for most of his 42-year career. He started his professional career in Canada as Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd. and worked there for 19 years in the nuclear power plants design and project management field. Thereafter he moved to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and worked in the petrochemical field for the next 23 years. Zia is now semi-retired and works part-time as a project management consultant. Zia graduated with a BS in Electrical Engineering degree from NED University, Karachi, and an MS degree from the University of Texas at Austin, Texas.


Vice President

Syed M. Taha Hussain is a Secretary of AF USA. Taha serves as Venture Partner of DK Innovation, Delek US, a corporate venture capital fund, and holds a Board position at Utility Global and Aperio. Previously Venture Executive at Chevron, Taha has 25+ years of experience in the oil and gas industry with several corporate Board positions including Strohm (Airborne) and Clarke Valves. Taha received his M.S. in business with technology management from Columbia University in New York. He also has B.S. in mechanical engineering from Texas A&M and B.Sc. in analytical chemistry from the University of Karachi. Taha has prior experience serving the non‐profits including positions with NACE Foundation and Columbia Alumni Association Board for Texas chapter and as a teacher with Sunday school

Syed M. Taha Hussain


Director with AF USA. Abyar is currently working as Process Technologist for TritenlAG and has 16+ years of process engineering experience. Abyar has prior experience serving on the Executive Board for American Institute of Chemical Engineers

Abyar Aejaz


Tahir Mehmood is a Director at AF USA. Tahir is currently working as an operational Manager at Bulerez Consulting. Experienced Information Technology Leader with a demonstrated history. Strong information technology professional skilled in Business Processes, IT Service Management, Resource Management, Integration, and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP). Tahir is committed to social work and collaborated with many NGO’s including Junior Achievement and Rebuilding Together etc. to contribute to uplifting the deserving segment of society. Tahir holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Oklahoma, Norman

Tahir Mehmood




Rubina Faryal

President, Alfurqan Pakistan

Yameen Rahman

Advisory Board

Nabila Mansoor


Najwa Aejaz

HR Manager, Wood Group

Irfan Bharde

VP Global Execution Excellence, Dematic

Hajra Syed

Art Teacher, Fort Bend ISD

Omer Husain

Cyber Incident Response Engineer, Zions Bancorporation

Qurat ul Aain Qureshi

Accountant, EY Canada

Hana Farid

Analyst, Dematic

Siraj Qureshi

Senior Financial Analyst, Kraft Heinz

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