Umair Zia

Umair Zia

General Secretary

Umair is a visionary strategist with outstanding skills for healing nonperforming and underperforming functional and matrix organizational areas. He has superb level of mastery for “Organizational Transformation”.

Umair is a Computer Engineer by profession. He completed his BE in Computer and Information Systems from NED University Karachi in 2007. Later he completed his Junior Associateship from Institute of Bankers Pakistan recognised by Chartered Banker Institute UK in 2010. Umair completed his MBA in Strategic Management from IBA Karachi in 2013. Umair is a Hubert H Humphrey fellow. He was awarded HHH fellowship USA in the field of Technology Policy and Management in 2015. In addition to this Umair holds number of international certifications in the field of information technology and information security.

Umair has over 13 years of experience in leading multinational companies in Pakistan, Middle East and New Zealand. Umair has served in leadership roles in Banking, Telco, Logistics, Education, Transportation and Power Sectors. Umair areas of interests are Technology Policy and Management, Governance, Risk, Assurance and Compliance. Umair is currently associated with an iconic Kiwi brand as Security Risk and Assurance Manager.

Umair is an educationist by heart and has served as facilitator, visiting faculty, guest speaker and on the advisory board of leading education institutions in Pakistan, UAE and New Zealand.

Umair believes in Life Long Learning and currently pursuing his PhD in Business and Information Systems from Auckland University of Technology (AUT), New Zealand.

Umair has a passion to serve community and believes in empowering and helping people through education and awareness to unleash their true potential.