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Board of Advisors

Syed Mohammad Shabbar Zaidi
Syed Mohammad Shabbar Zaidi is a Chartered Accountant who has recently served as the 26th Chairman of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR). He served as a provincial Minister in the Sindh Government during 2013 caretaker set up. Before assuming the office of FBR he worked with A.F. Fergusons & Co, a member firm of PWC since 1969. Also served as the President of Institute of Chartered Accountant of Pakistan  2005-2006. He is a regular participant in Pakistani media as an expert on taxation and fiscal issues. Also authored a number of books on national economy.
Munir A. Malik
Munir. A. Malik is an eminent lawyer of Pakistan, and one who is held in high esteem in the legal fraternity of the country. He served as the 30th Attorney General of Pakistan and the President of the Supreme Court Bar Association. Also played a leading role in country’s lawyer movement for the reinstatement of the Chief Justice of Pakistan. With many important legal battles to his credit, he heads MCA Law Associates, a law firm in Karachi.
Dr. Irfan Rizvi
Dr. Irfan Rizvi is a Colon and Rectal Surgeon with over twenty years of experience. A graduate of the Aga Khan University School of Medicine in Karachi, Pakistan, he is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, the American College of Surgeons, and the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. Previously on staff at the University of Rochester, he presently holds a faculty appointment at the Uniformed Services University School of Medicine and works at a large multi-speciality group in the Washington, DC area. His interests include surgical innovation and health care economics.
Dr. Zeba Vanek
Dr. Zeba Fatima Vanek is a Neurologist specializing in Parkinson Disease, Spasticity and Movement Disorders. A graduate of DMC, with postgraduate studies at the Queen Square Institute of Neurology, London; a Doctorate in Neurology from DMC; and residency and fellowship from the USC and Baylor College of Medicine. She was an Associate Professor of Neurology at UCLA for 19 years and is a member of the American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry. After the devastating 2005 Pakistan earthquake, she created and directs a volunteer-based humanitarian project called SCIPPER – Spinal Cord Injury Project Pakistan Earthquake Rehabilitation to help the paralyzed survivors. She is a long-time supporter of SIUT and supports other humanitarian causes. Dr Vanek lives in San Francisco with her family.
Professor Justice Shahzado Shaikh
Justice Shaikh, Islamic Counsellor of ISGH, has served as Judge of Federal Shariat Court, Federal Secretary, Senior Advisor Federal Ombudsman, and Additional Auditor General of Pakistan. He is M. Sc. Defense & Strategic Studies, and Chemistry, and LLB, with trainings in UK, USA, and Australia. Shaikh was on faculty of Rawalpindi Law College and University of Houston Law Center. He is author of many books. He has been Speaker at international universities and forums and also represented Pakistan at Senior Executive Board meetings of UNO. South Asian Preferential Trade Agreement of SAARC was concluded under his chairmanship. Justice Shaikh was with Sind Government and was involved with SIUT at its inception, when Dr Rizvi converted the urology ward into the Institute.