Muhammad Faisal, Founder, and CEO of AL Nafi has worked in UK, USA & Canada in the Federal and Private space within Cyber Security, Offensive Security, Internet of things (IoT), Blockchain, Augmented Computing, Artificial Intelligence, and Quantum Resistant Encryption. Over the past 18+ years, he has worked as CISO, CSO, and CIO of major organizations. He is now working in establishing Al Nafi as the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) house accessible to people around the world in the most affordable manner. An Alumni of Stanford, MIT, London Metropolitan University and Royal Holloway University, he is a subject matter expert in Cyber Security, Offensive Security, Digital Forensics, with a combination of Machine Learning, Deep Learning, and Artificial Intelligence. He holds CISSP, CISM, CISA, CISMP, SSCP, ISSMP, and ISSAP to name a few.
He is a passionate and dedicated Information Technology professional who has started his career as Solaris/Unix Admin since 2009. He has spent more than twelve years providing pragmatic Information Technology & holds a Leadership role of Assistant Vice President of IT Infrastructure at major organisations.
Hammad Siddiqui is a Global LinkedIn Coach and Consultant based in Canada. For the past 10 years, he has been empowering Businesses and LinkedIn users with his Coaching programs and LinkedIn revamping/ optimization services. He transformed hundreds of clients into Power Users to grow their LinkedIn network, increase visibility, build a professional brand, find job opportunities and generate business leads as freelancers. His LinkedIn course is strategically designed. You will learn to make a Google Friendly and searchable LinkedIn profile to target desired industry through keywords, ultimately optimizing your LinkedIn as an Opportunity Magnet! This Course is specifically developed for Al Nafi students.
Dr Awais is a PhD in Electrical Engineering from Pakistan. He did his bachelor’s in electrical engineering from National University of Science and Technology (NUST) and his masters in computer engineering from UET Taxila. He is an expert in control systems and has research in the areas of robotics, controls, optimization, AI and machine learning. He is presently working as Associate Professor Computer Engineering Department.
Rana Muhammad Awais is a Professional Electrical & Automation Engineer with over 06 years of experience in process, manufacturing, RnD and services industries in the fields of Industrial Automation, IIoT, Productivity, Projects and Maintenance. He has completed over 50 automation projects including major plants and machines automation using PLC / DCS / SCADA and IIoT Systems of different brands such as Siemens, Allen Bradley, ABB, Wonderware, Ignition, Mitsubishi, Delta, Fatek, B&R, IFM and more. Automation Play is a result of his passion and interest to share his learning’s and experience at one place to the world and equip them with Industry 4.0 and Industrial Automation Skill set.
Prior to his retirement, Dr. Asad Zaman was serving as the Vice-Chancellor Of PIDE, Islamabad, and as an external member of The Monetary Policy Committee Of The State Bank Of Pakistan. He Received His BS in Math From MIT In 1974. He also has an MS in Stats and a Ph.D.
He is a Goal Oriented and result-driven I.T. professional who has started his career as Linux Administrator /Bash Scripter / Python Automation in MNC. He holds a record number of appreciations and accolades within a short period of time for providing Automation Tools and Applications to ease out Business Operations. Since 2013 his entire skill development techniques gradually grew on scripting languages like Python Shell as such which gives a boost to Automation tools along with Ansible which is the key area he performs and save’s hours in redacting human hours and errors performing task.
Dr. Shahid Qureshi is the Program Director in the Centre for Entrepreneurial Development (CED), IBA Karachi.
is a Professor at the Information Technology University (ITU) of Punjab in Lahore, Pakistan.
Muhammad Zeeshan Akhtar has great interest in teaching and in research related to Urdu, Islam and Science. He achieved First Class First Position in MA Urdu form the University of Karachi. He began his teaching career by getting into teaching at the University of Gujrat. He now has a vast teaching experience at both national and international levels. Has learned a beautiful recitation of the Holy Quran by Sheikh Saud Al-Shuraim who is one of the Imams of the Holy Kaaba, Zeeshan participated in the 4th Annual Translation Conference in Qatar where his translation work on Islam was well appreciated by Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Qatar. Besides his work on Islam and Urdu, his translation work in the recognized journals of Higher Education Commission of Pakistan, and for the Qatar University, the State Bank of Pakistan (outsourced legal Urdu translation assignments) and the Oxford University Press Pakistan (ongoing) have been commended by various scholars.
Studied at a Madrissa in Karachi from 1987 for seven years and during these years studied Arabic language Grammer, AhadeethNabwe, Tafseer, Fiqh, Balagha, Adab, Usoolul Hadeeth, UsoolulFiqah etc. Studied further (Takhasus) in Fiqh for three years with Mufti TaqeeUsmanisb and studied UsoolUlIftah and ImdadUlFatawa and other books for studies and wrote Fatawa to 50 questions with Hazrat Shaikh. Studied Arabic, Fiqh, Hadeeth e.g. Qadoori, Mishkaat Al Masabeeh and Qatratun Nida etc. for 23 years at Karachi Madrissa During these years also participated with our Teachers in writing the book LisanUl Quran three volumes In an Arab state I studied with Arab students and teachers and later taught there for several years. I learnt from their Ilm and from their Sifaat (acquired qualities) and earned several certificates in excellent position.
Usman is an ACCA finalist, graduated from LCA London and Oxford Brookes London, United Kingdom. Major in Audit, Applied Accountancy and Finance, Usman is also a Certified Accounting Technician, a certification of ACCA, UK. His early education in UAE in an international academic environment, his merit scholarship, his recognition in leading international academic centers like London College of Accountancy, and Oxford Brookes University has made him a successful teacher for teaching CAIE O and A levels learners. Furthermore, his experience has provided him expert level skills in delivering IELTS lessons which he has been delivering for the past decade. Besides teaching and education management, Usman has also added to his working experience in diverse environments like T.K. Maxx London UK, Rotary, and mentorship to MBA alumni of London South Bank University, (LSBU, UK) in the UK.
Cyber security Researcher with extensive experience in information security, IT operations & Pentesting. Skilled at balancing Security initiatives with external risk and business operations.
Tabassum Sikandar is our trainer for Islamiat O-level and Islamic Studies A-Level. She has a Bachelor’s in Textile Designing from the University of Karachi and holds other diplomas and certificates like CIT, a Diploma of Fashion Designing from NSA, Certified in Quran Fehmi course, and is certified in Lughatul Arabia. She started her career as a Fashion Designer from 2010 to 2013, working at Soorty Enterprises. Ltd. Soon after that, Tabassum efficiently started her own business in the year 2013. However, her religious inclination urged her to switch career paths. She started learning multiple Islamic courses from the platform of Tanzeem-e-Islami and became an active member of the platform in 2014. She has been teaching basic to advance levels of Arabic Grammar and Seerah lectures since 2016. In 2018, she started teaching O-Level Islamiat at different private schools in Karachi. Tabassum plans to pursue a Master’s Degree in Islamic Studies from the International Open University soon.
Muhammad Yousaf Riaz is a consulting practice lead and instructor of O and A level physics. As an alumnus of the Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering and Technology, he has worked on a variety of high-profile projects in a strategic organisation and has over 8 years of experience in the education field.
Sheikh Ul Quran of Jamia Al Azhar, Egypt. Having experience of more than 43 years of teaching the Holy Quran, Alhamdulillah, he’s a veteran of the field. Under his guidance, you are going to correctly learn the Makharij and Tajweed rules.
Hasnain Ali Poonja is an enthusiastic AI Engineer specialising in Machine learning, Deep learning and Robotics. He has a deep interest in both learning and technology. Hasnain graduated from NED University with a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering. In addition, he has a Master's in Robotics and Artificial Intelligence from the National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST). with focused on Computer Vision and Augmented Reality. He has also served as a Research AI Engineer at National Center for Robotics and Automation and National Center for Artificial Intelligence.
I am an enthusiastic Olevel and IGCSE Mathematics instructor with a passion for encouraging learning and analytical thinking. I am adept and conscientious in helping my team of learners find their strengths and improvable areas. I make Maths fun and challenging. The lesson plans that I follow are tailor-fit to the abilities and level of my students to encourage them towards the pursuit of mathematical excellence and crucial thinking skills.
Dr. Saleha Raza is based in Pakistan where she is currently serving as an Assistant Professor at Habib University. She has completed her PhD at the Artificial Intelligence Lab, Institute of Business Administration (IBA) in Karachi and is excited to use AI for social good. During her PhD, she has been an endeavour research fellow at the University of Technology, Sydney and has also worked as a research intern at Microsoft Research Lab, Cambridge. Dr. Raza has been actively involved in the areas of Robotics, Machine Learning, Probabilistic Reasoning and Computational Intelligence. She played a crucial role in developing a robot soccer team at IBA named KarachiKoalas. KarachiKoalas participated in World RoboCup Soccer Simulation 3D league in 2011 – 2013, and was the first ever team from Pakistan that participated in this competition.
Usman is an ACCA finalist has and graduated from LCA London and Oxford Brookes London, United Kingdom. Major in Audit, Applied Accountancy, and Finance, Usman is also a Certified Accounting Technician, a certification of ACCA, UK. His early education in UAE in an international academic environment, his merit scholarship, and his recognition in leading international academic centers like the London College of Accountancy, and Oxford Brookes University have made him a successful teacher for teaching CAIE O and A-level learners. Furthermore, his experience has provided him with expert-level skills in delivering IELTS lessons which he has been delivering for the past decade. Besides teaching and education management, Usman has also added to his working experience in diverse environments like T.K. Maxx London UK, Rotary, and mentorship to MBA alumni of London South Bank University, (LSBU, UK) in the UK.
A well-qualified, technically adept IT professional with nearly 14 years of experience in establishing and managing IT networks, executing projects, and conducting training and development sessions. Expertise includes Network Operations management, Data Center management implementations and academic trainings. Also supplemented by several networking certifications. Being a student of Arabic and a Hafiz-ul-Quran is one of his greatest accomplishments. To understand the words of the creator, he himself is the student of Arabic language and also teaches the language of Quran.
Saira Kaleem has been associated with AL Nafi since 2019. She serves as the organization's cloud infrastructure and networks Asst. Manager. She is expert in various areas, including Cloud Computing, Network Monitoring, System Administration, Research and Development, Infrastructure, and Risk Management. She is passionate about cyber security. She has led her team effectively while working at Al Nafi, trained them, solved issues, finished projects on time, and upheld positive working relationships, to name a few of her accomplishments. Saira is a hardworking individual who has held positions as a DevSecOps Engineer, Infrastructure Engineer, Cyber R&D Analyst, and CODS Security Analyst.
Muhammad Abdullah Bin Tariq Mahmood is a highly accomplished professional in the field of Cyber Security, specializing in Cloud Computing, Network Monitoring, System Administration, R&D, Infrastructure, and Risk Management. With a proven track record and extensive expertise, Abdullah brings valuable insights to the table. Abdullah's expertise lies in deploying, configuring, and managing SIEM tools for SOC and NOC setups, ensuring adherence to industry best practices, requirements, and regulations. His ability to set up complete SOC and NOC environments is highly regarded. In addition to his professional achievements, Abdullah is a Hafiz-UL-Quran and a lifelong student of Islam. His dedication to embodying the qualities of the Prophet's companions reflects his commitment to living a balanced and purposeful life. Abdullah's rich experience, certifications, and the ongoing pursuit of knowledge in the field make him an ideal instructor for the Elastic Search SOC Engineer course. Students can benefit from his expertise, guidance, and unique insights into the world of Cyber Security and SIEM implementation.
I have more than 3 years of experience in teaching English to Organizations and O levels. I’ve done my master's in international relations and I’m quite passionate about teaching. With a background in O and A levels and IELTS training, I completely understand the examination process.
has a wealth of practical experience in the oil industry from Data Engineer to Wellsite Geologist both in Pakistan and Scotland in the UK. He has worked in the mainstream sixth form college in London, UK in a multicultural environment over four years. This precious experience enables to deliver the quality teaching in mathematics and sciences as well as glancing into the fertile minds of the pupils. Mr Sharjeel has valuable experience in motivating the students, creating fast track learning material, assessing the performance of students through tests, parents teaching meetings and in creating the acronyms and abbreviations that help understand the new concepts. He aims to foster and stimulate the students’ interest in study. Having delivered 1200+ teaching hours, he also works as an assessor for AQA-UK and Cambridge Examination Board (CIE). Currently, Mr Sharjeel is working as a freelance online teacher to Pakistan, Middle East and in the UK for Keystage 3 GCSE/ IGCSE and A levels.
Mansoor is an experienced, motivated and resourceful commerce teacher with more than 12 years of teaching experience in various educational environment in Pakistan. He is an alumni of London Metropolitan University, University of New Castle (UK) and University of Karachi. He has worked in several managerial position in companies like DeloiteTouche (Pakistan centre), Cambridge, Metro Cash & Carry and Wilkinsons (UK). His broad range of skills and industry experience with MBA (Finance, Marketing) will have a significant impact on the success of students. He is also an oracle certified professional.
Dr. Saima Zeeshan was awarded the doctoral degree in 2012 in Urdu upon completion of her project for PhD, "Movement of Islamic Literature in Urdu Language", from the University of Karachi. After completing this project and recognition as a PhD, she has written and published her several articles on different aspects of Urdu literature and socio-cultural topics relating to South Asia in classical and present era. Besides her scholarship in the field of Urdu, she joined teaching of Urdu language and literature to national and international students in University of Karachi, Jinnah University for Women; and in Qatar. She has a vast and deep knowledge of South Asian history; cultural and colonial literature and has displayed it by producing valuable and mature research articles and studies. An author of a number of articles published in recognized journals, she has proved her ability to deal and analyse literary texts in their social contexts. Her writings are vastly identified by her profound style and intellectual depth. Previous to her PhD, she achieved First Class First Position in MA Linguistics (2003) and First Class First Position in MA Urdu (2002) along with five Gold Medals by various academic and research institutions of Pakistan. As an Urdu teacher and Urdu scholar, she is a gift from heaven to those students who strive to become confident, responsible, reflective, innovative and well-engaged Urdu learners with friendly disposition.
Wajahat educational background hails from University of Karachi, Iqra University and Loughborough University where he is currently pursuing his MSc in IT. He is also studying at Harvard University, UC San Diego, and MIT where he is pursuing a professional certificate in Data Science, MicroMasters in Data Science and MicroMasters in Stats and Data Science, all sponsored by Al Nafi. Once he completes his work then he will be pursuing his Ph.D. in the same area of specialization in Data Science as well.
Mr. Afzal Hussain is a highly motivated and enthusiastic Academician. . He earned his Master’s in Computer Science from the University of Karachi in Pakistan in 1999, and his Master’s in Software Engineering from the Faculty of Computer Science & Information Technology (FSKTM) at the University of Malaya in Malaysia in 2009. He has more than twelve years of experience in postsecondary education, including four years in the IT industry, in both domestic and international schools and universities.
She is a highly qualified and experienced educator who is currently pursuing her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree at the University of Lahore. Her background of completing O and A levels from Beacon House and 6 years of teaching experience, demonstrate her dedication to the field of education. Furthermore, her experience in teaching online for 1.5 years highlights her ability to adapt to the current trends and technologies in education. Additionally, her presentation skills show that she has the capability of delivering effective and engaging online lessons. Her combination of education and teaching experience, along with technical skills make her a valuable asset in the field of online education.
Dedicated Biological Researcher with Master Degree in Biomedical Science from National University of Science & Technology (NUST) Islamabad, in which she extensively studied upon Cancerous Cells and their treatment via Targeted Therapies and her major courses cantered on Cancer Cytogenetic, Molecular Neuroscience, Human Physiology, Anatomy, Biomechanics and Nano & Micro Drug Delivery Systems. She done her Bachelor’s in Bioinformatics from IIUI Pakistan and, in it she did an immense research on Mosquito Borne Viruses and their response in human body. Moreover, she completed the degree having major subjects; Molecular & Micro Biology, Immunology, Biochemistry, Genetics and Biotechnology. She worked as Medical Coder in a US based organization and have solid knowledge of coding techniques as well as the various significant guidelines of medical coding. Besides her knowledge in the field, she also have strong communication, presentation and writing skills. Using these skills, she can make complex concept easily understandable to anyone who is new in Biology. She has strong analytical and reporting skills which she learned from her experience working in the field. Her goal as a Lecturer is to develop interest for Biology in students so they can enjoy learning it, rather than just taking it as a subject.
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