Babar Naseem Khan – Co-Founder
A specialist in poverty and environment, Babar is the CEO and Co-Founder of the Company. He has practised Development Economics for the past 16 years, locally and abroad, focusing specifically on environmental management issues within. Babar has been professionally associated with the likes of The World Bank, Asian Development Bank, Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund, WWF, and many other national and international organizations. Having travelled across Pakistan his entire life, he has an innate passion and love for nature, culture and the people associated. So setting up a waste management and busting company came naturally to him!
Mehrunisa Malik – Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer
Mehrunisa is the COO and Co-Founder of Saaf Suthra Sheher Pvt Ltd. After mastering program development, communications and gender issues in development, she has ventured into setting up social responsibility based enterprises around solid waste. She believes that to tackle the menace of waste surrounding the local communities, women and children need to be mobilized, and partnerships need to be established with women groups and schools. Mehrunisa brings her experience of working with Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund where she spearheaded Environment and Social Safeguards compliance at the community level, by designing effective tools and plans. Her presence gives the Company required confidence that once they agree, the local population brings about the social change required to turn about their own living standards.
Mehrunisa is also a passionate nature and culture photographer, sharing her photographs through Development Lens (www.developmentlens.org).