Board of Trustees

Mr. Sanaullah Khaishgi
(Managing Trustee)

Muhammad Tariq Khan

Ms. Rabia Omar Hassan

Mr. Farhan Iqbal Qureshi

Dr. Saleem Shah Khan

Mrs. Shaheen Mansoor

Mrs. Shaheen has an extensive background in Education and Child Psychology. Over the past 44 years she has been running her own family school. The School mainly caters for children from lower and middle income families. She joined the school as an administrator but her outstanding leadership vision, love for children and understanding of their Psychology led to her becoming the Principal. The awareness of psychological topics such as child abuse, fear, negligence and unusual touch gives the school an additional edge to the welfare of children. Mrs. Shaheen’s kind and humble nature has endeared her to parents and children alike. Her dedication and passion makes the education and welfare of the children her priority.
Her interests are reading books and listening to music.

Mr. Muhammad Tariq Khan has done B.E Electronics from NED University Karachi with distinction. He has corporate business experience of 25 years in diverse areas such as construction, procurement of medical equipment, import of reconditioned cars. Since past 7 years, he has been working in Remedial Hospital as Director Finance. Apart from this role, he has steered various other projects which include up gradation of laboratory, renovation of ER and OT, procurement and installation of CT scan machine and numerous more. Mr. Tariq has strategic and forward-looking vision with good independent judgment, the ability to think creatively in the context of the organization and external environment, leadership skills and experience through periods of change, effective communication and business knowledge and the ability to respect the confidence of colleagues.

Senior Management

Prof Nasim Chaudhry 
(Cheif Executive Officer)

Prof Nasim Chaudhry is a consultant psychiatrist and Chief Executive Officer of Pakistan Institute of Living and Learning (PILL). She is Professor of Psychiatry at Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS). She in the United Kingdom is a fellow of Royal College of Psychiatrist and obtained Doctorate in Medicine from University of Manchester. She was a trainer and regional advisor/tutor of Royal College of Psychiatrists for many years. She worked as a consultant Psychiatrist with the National Health Service in the United Kingdom for 15 years. Her main research interests are in women’s mental health, self-harm and suicide prevention in low income countries, cultural psychiatry and Global Health. She is particularly interested in developing culturally appropriate services and improving access to culturally adapted cost-effective psychosocial therapies for severe mental illness. Her research is related to the aspects of cultural psychiatry which are not only contributing to address the huge Mental Health Gap (MH-Gap) in the low and middle income countries (LAMIC) but have become increasingly important for the appropriate development and delivery of psychiatric services in the Pakistan and UK. She is a Chief investigator and co-investigator for a number research projects funded by various grant bodies such as Medical Research Council, Welcome Trust, NIH-R, CIDA and Grand Challenges Canada.

Tayyeba Kiran is a Clinical Psychologist and Assistant Director Research and Development at Pakistan Institute of Living and Learning. She is managing large clinical trials for last 5 years. Currently she is Trial Manager of a multisite study for prevention of self harm in Pakistan. She is a master trainer for psychiatric assessment instrument like Positive and Negative Syndrome for Schizophrenia (PANSS), Comprehensive Assessment of At Risk Mental State (CAARMS), Suicide Attempt Self Injury Interview (SASII), and psychosocial interventions like parenting interventions, problem solving training and culturally adapted Cognitive Behavior Therapy. She is research coordinator for Global Mental Health and organizing global mental health training since last 3 years. She is co-investigator on large multicenter studies funded by Medical Research Council and Grand Challenges Canada.

Ms. Tayyeba Kiran
(Assistant Director R&D)

Mr. Ameer Bux is Psychologist and Assistant Director at Pakistan Institute of Living and Learning. He is Honorary Research Fellow at Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust and Project Manager of a large multicounty GCRF-MRC funded South Asia Self Harm Initiative-SASHI project. He is managing clinical trials at PILL as a trial manager/Project coordinator for last 5 years. He has a good experience in the field of research and has been published as well. His clinical and research interests are severe mental illnesses including At Risk Mental State, psychosis, mood disorders and self-harm and suicide prevention.  He has strong interest in Global Mental Health and is member of global mental health research group Pakistan and involved in research capacity and capability building in low and middle income countries. He has facilitated a variety of  training workshops including academic writing in health and social sciences, systematic review & meta-analysis, EndNote, protocol & grant writing, Comprehensive Assessment for At Risk Mental State (CAARMS), Schizophrenia proneness instrument (SPI-A), Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale, EndNote reference manager, Research Ethics and Governance and Clinical Trial management.

Sameen Ali is Communication Lead and E-Health Manager. She has been involved in project management of various ongoing projects at Pakistan Institute of Living and Learning. She provides confidential coordination and administrative support for the various research projects within PILL. She is the first point of contact for enquiries. Being part of the Senior Management Team at PILL she plays a vital role in drafting policy matters and setting SOPs across Pakistan Institute of Living and Learning. Sameen handles financial management/budget reporting of all externally funded projects at PILL. She manages day to day administrative tasks of all the branch offices of PILL in Northern region. In capacity of an HR coordinator she is responsible for all contracts with consultants and hiring of employees across Pakistan and abroad in PILL. Sameen is Software engineer by profession thus she is part of Text Mining and Text Editing department at PILL. She intends on continually develop better understanding of the concept and its techniques. She is also responsible for marketing and media.

Ms. Sameen Ali
(Lead Communications and E-Health)

Our Team

Our Research and Development Team
Karachi Lahore Rawalpindi Hyderabad Peshawar Quetta Nawabshah
Sehrish Tofique Uzma Omer Amna Noureen Ansar-ul-Haq Shafaq Ejaz Sanaullah Kakar Majid Sain Bux
Sehrish Irshad Ayesha Abdul Khaliq Anam Naz Uzma Khan Zainab Bibi Imrana Imdad Kainat Leghari
Sana Farooque Muqaddas Asif Samia Shahid Ghulam Qadir Umair Ahsan
Muhammad Bilal Arif Farhat-ul-Ain Humaira Khalid Faster Aslam
Sami Ul Haq Ansari Maham Rasheed Farooq Ahmed Baby Kumari
Mohsin Hassan Alvi Naeema Sarfraz Kamran Mushtaque
Maria Usman Sadaf Saleem Javed Soomro
Maryum Tahir Suleman Shakoor
Marvi S Channah Sana Azam
Akhtar Zaman Rabia Amjad
Nawaz Khan Usman Arshad
Rab Dino Rabia Sattar
Sobia Hidayatullah
Mehreen Khan
Tahira Khalid
Muhammad Asif
Ariba Aquil
Ambreen Khan
Sanam Hakro
Raja Muhammad Talha
Muhammad Ali Khan
Mehwish Ali
Hira Amna
Munnazza Farooq
Madeha Omer Niaz
Saddam Hussain
Shanker Lal


                Our Administration Team
    Finance Human Resource Administration
Rubina Tariq Adeeba Naz Mahnoor Saleem
Muhammad Imran Shah Farhad Jalali Samavia Saleem
Tausif Jamil Faruq Mirza
Syed Noor Ali
Haider Ali Naqvi