Our Leadership Team

Our 'Team' makes us different - enthusiastic about supporting and challenging our clients in equal measure. Our unique local culture and global approach deliver enduring results, true to each client's specific requirements. We share our client's ambitions, strive to understand their reality, and align our objectives with their business goals - so they trust that we are in this together. Our 'One Team' attitude breaks down silos and from C-level to the front desk; we become a worthy extension of our client's team.

Our management team comprises of team of professionals with diverse consulting and IT backgrounds representing the leadership capabilities required spearheading the organization like IST-Corporate Performance Consultants in the global market.

Syed Sohail Rizwan

Director & Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

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Mr. Sohail Rizwan is currently the Chief Executive Officer at IST-Corporate Performance Consultants. In the recent past, he has led the Technical Support department of Sidat Hyder Morshed Associates. With more than 25 years of professional experience, Mr. Rizwan showcases his diverse business as well as technical expertise dominating a wide spectrum of industries which includes trading and manufacturing, pharmaceutical, textiles, FMCGs, energy, construction and business consultancy.

Sohail holds a Master's degree in Computer Sciences and Business Administration. His key areas of professional work include:

- ERP Support Services.
- Project Management.
- Quality Assurance.
- ERP Implementation.

Syed Imran Rais

Program Director & Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

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With 20+ years of experience in successfully delivering projects on time and within budget in IT service management and operations, Mr. Imran Rais have managed diversified IT projects and Application Software development of business and mission critical applications. During his period of heading the ERP Implementation division of Sidat Hyder, Imran has co-lunched many new ERP modules and grew company’s revenue significantly with full accountability for P&L, budget, strategic direction, operations, product development, and cultivation of clients and strategic alliances.

After attaining his Master’s in Computer Sciences from University of Karachi, Imran has attained certifications of Project Management Professional (PMP) and Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) from PMI (USA). He has also acquired certifications in IT Service and Cloud Management like ITIL V3, SFC, CompTIA Cloud and Six Sigma Yellow Belt.

Ahmer Kashif

Director Sales

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Ahmer Kashif is a highly accomplished Director with a remarkable career spanning over 25 years in the financial services industry. His visionary leadership has led to the development and evolution of a cutting-edge investment management solution that has been serving 15 Fund Managers in the Financial Services Industry in Pakistan as well as in the International Market.

Ahmer Kashif's career is a testament to his deep-seated knowledge and experience in the financial industry. With over two decades of service at Sidat Hyder Morshed Associates, he has played pivotal roles, including Business Unit Head for Mutual Funds Solutions since 2014. His journey has seen him spearheading business development, product extensions, and leading capital market solutions, with a strong focus on equity portfolio management, treasury, Risk and compliance, and Bonds Portfolio. Throughout his career, Ahmer has exhibited a remarkable ability to innovate and adapt to changing market dynamics, resulting in unparalleled success.

He has an MBA in Finance and an MSC in Computer Science with an academic foundation to complement his extensive practical experience.