Trustee Profiles


Dr. Asif Ali Imam, a graduate of DOW medical college completed his residency and specialization in immunology from USA. Settled in Los Angeles, Dr. Asif was well aware of the significant challenges faced by people in Karachi in terms of healthcare. Therefore, against the advice of many, Dr. Asif wrapped up his life in America and moved back to Karachi with his family in 1998, and laid the foundation for SINA.


A partner at Bharucha & Co., he holds degrees in Electrical Engineering and Law. He practices Intellectual Property Law and is an enrolled advocate of the Sindh High Court. Mr. Bharucha is also a Trustee of Aitemaad Pakistan Trust


Associated with the Aga Khan University Hospital as a Consultant Pediatrician and Neonatologist, Dr. Mahmood is involved in several public health initiatives in Pakistan. He is a Trustee of the Childlife Foundation and is also actively involved with the Karachi Relief Trust.


Mr. Irfan Z. Bawany is a Chief Executive Officer at Anam Fabrics (Pvt) Ltd. He is also on the Board of Farhan Sugar Mills Ltd. And Reliance Insurance Co. Ltd. As a non-executive director. Mr. Bawany Is a Member of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Houston.


An industrialist by profession, he holds an MBA from University of Houston, USA and is a Director at MN Textiles Private Limited. Mr. Ahmed brings to SINA an extensive experience in management and finance. He has been associated with SINA since its inception.


Mr. Rafiq Rangoonwala is the President of Pakistan Food Association and CEO Quick Food Industries, and has contributed over 39 years of professional excellence to managing, developing and brining turn arounds to many food brands in Pakistan and abroad.

Mr. Rangoonwala went to the United States of America in 1979 after earning his BA (Hons.) from University of Karachi. He attended Wittermore School of Business, University of New Hampshire, to complete his Executive Development course and later earned his MBA in Marketing along with Diplomas and Courses from USA, Canada, UK, Australia, Singapore and UAE.


Mr. Thakur got his Marine First Class Engineering from Pakistan, did his Bachelor of Arts from Karachi University and joined Merchant Navy in 1974, where he dedicated a solid 42 years’ service in different organizations and retired as a Chief Engineer Mariner in 2016. Mr. Thakur now donates his time and experience in humanitarian work such as SINA.


Dr. Nuzhat Faruqi is known for being the first female urologist in Pakistan. She completed her MBBS degree from Baqai University, Karachi and is currently an Assistant Professor at the Agha Khan University Hospital. Dr Nuzhat was awarded the Tamghai-e-Imtiaz in 2018 for her stellar work with disaster victims in 2010 and 2011. She founded an NGO to help victims needing Urological interventions called Ulfat.  She has been associated with SINA as a trustee, directly managing the research department and as a member of medical board, contributing towards strengthening health services at SINA’s clinics.