Profile Of Directors



President IIF

Prof. Dr. Ghulamqadir Kazi, is an Ophthalmologist by profession. He obtained FRCS from Glasgow, FRC Ophth. from UK, and fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology from King Khalid Specialist Eye Hospital, Riyadh. He worked at senior teaching positions in King Faisal University, Dammam and taught at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. He has supervised dissertations, conducted research, published in refereed journals and participated in conferences, seminars and symposia. His major achievements are organization of Blindness Prevention Program at national and international levels and pioneering the establishment of Isra University. He has received citations and awards from various organizations. He was recognized as a distinguished Ophthalmologist by the Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology in the field of “Prevention of Blindness”. He was also honoured with “Outstanding Humanitarian Service Award” by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He was also declared as the “Man of the year 2005” in the field of Medical Science by the South Asia Publications. He is the President of Isra Islamic Foundation.


Dr. Hameedullah Kazi, is a computer engineering professional with over 14 years of international experience in teaching, research and software development. He obtained Bachelor of Engineering (Electronics) from MUET, Jamshoro, and Master of Science in Electrical & Computer Engineering from Purdue University, USA and Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science, School of Engineering & Technology at the Asian Institute of Technology in Thailand. He draws experience from a diverse background of working in the American telecom sector and software development industry as well as serving in key positions in the academia. He has presented and published research papers at premier conferences and in peer reviewed journals of world class repute. He also serves as a reviewer and editorial board member for several international conferences and journals. He is an HEC approved supervisor for Ph.D. in the discipline of engineering with specialization in Computer Engineering & Science. He is listed in Marquis Who’s Who in the World (2013). He has served as the Vice Dean, Faculty of Engineering, Science & Technology and as Director Student Affairs at the University. He also serves as the ISO Management Representative for the University. He is the Chancellor of Isra University.

Acting Vice Chancellor

Dr. Ahmed Waliullah Kazi, holds a doctoral degree in computer science from stony brook University, USA. He specializes in computer systems with particular focus on computer networks. He has an experience of over 10 years in teaching, research, and academic administration. He has been awarded with several scholarships and awards: HEC overseas scholarship for doctoral studies, academic fellowship for Master of Science at Asian Institute of Technology, silver medal for Bachelor of Computer Science at Isra University, and silver medal for Master of Computer Science at Isra University. He has presented and published in reputable international conferences. He also served as Pro-Vice Chancellor of Isra University, Hyderabad and presently working as the Acting Vice Chancellor of Isra University.

Executive Director, IIF

Mr. Saleem Kazi, is a graduate of the University of Sindh in economics. He successfully completed Registered Industrial Accountant Course from Canada in 1982 and later obtained MBA in Finance and Diploma in Architecture. He has more than thirty years experience in financial management, administration, and public relations. For the past 24 years, he has been successfully engaged in management of construction projects and has acquired in-depth knowledge of local material market as well as development and management of various activities designed to enhance the effectiveness of the strategic workforce in achieving organizational goals. He has completed Construction Management program conducted by NED University of Engineering and Technology and in Finance & Accounting for Non-Financial Executives conducted by Pakistan Institute of Management. He has been the driving force behind the architectural splendor, development and construction of Isra University Campuses. Presently he holds the positions of Director Finance and Director Planning & Development, Isra University. He is an Executive Director of Isra Islamic Foundation and is also incharge of the affairs of the Islamabad Campuses.


Prof. Dr. M. Saleh Memon, former Chancellor of Isra University, is an Ophthalmologist by profession. He graduated from Dow Medical College in 1962, and obtained Diploma in Ophthalmology from London University and FRCS from Edinburgh. He was the chairman of department of Ophthalmology at JPMC. He developed the department to a level of tertiary eye the care institution through philanthropic contributions. He has won awards and has been severally cited by national bodies for his contribution towards Prevention of Blindness in Pakistan and abroad. He conducted WHO training programs in Prevention of Blindness and Assessment of Medical Education outside Pakistan. He has remained National Coordinator for WHO program of Prevention of Blindness, and was instrumental in the conduct of first national survey of Blindness and its Causes in Pakistan. He is the Director of Isra Postgraduate Institute of Ophthalmology.

Pro Vice Chancellor (Health Sciences), Hyderabad

Dr. Abdul Ghani Kazi, holds Diploma in Anaesthesia from the Royal College of Surgeons and Royal College of Physicians of UK, and Ph.D. in Acupuncture from Singapore. He draws from a rich and diverse international experience of more than 35 years in Ireland, Saudi Arabia and Pakistan. He specializes in alternative medicine and pain relief. He setup and managed pain clinic in Security Forces Hospitals, Riyadh, KSA. He has several publications to his credit and has participated in several conferences and seminars. He is the Director of Isra University Hospital and Isra University Welfare Hospital. He is also an Executive Director of Isra Islamic Foundation. He is the Pro-Vice Chancellor, Health Sciences at Isra University, Hyderabad.

Pro Vice Chancellor Karachi Campus

Prof. Dr. Ghulam Husain Siddiqi, holds doctoral degree in civil engineering from Texas Tech University, USA. He specializes in structural and computational mechanics. He has over forty years of experience in teaching, research and development, and engineering practice in Pakistan and abroad. He has more than twenty publications in refereed journals of international repute and participated in several conferences and seminars. His achievements include ‘Meritorious Technical Paper’ and ‘Noteworthy Contribution to Civil Engineering’ Awards from American Society of Civil Engineers. He is also a co-author of ‘Seismic Design Criteria for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’ and ‘Guidelines for Design of Reinforced Concrete Buildings in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’. He has served as the Director of Research, Extension & Advisory Services of Isra University. He is the Pro-Vice Chancellor, Isra University, Karachi Campus.

Pro Vice Chancellor Islamabad Campus

Prof. Dr. Altaf Ali G. Shaikh, has an M.Sc in Electronics from University of Sindh, Jamshoro. He completed his MS in Nuclear Physics in 1979 and Ph.D. in Semi Conductor Physics in 1983 from George August University, Goettingen, Germany. With over 38 years of teaching, research and administrative experience, he has served as a faculty member and Professor at the University of Sindh, Jamshoro and Scientific Assistant at the George August University, Goettingen, Germany. He served as Secretary of the Board of Intermediate Education, Karachi (1990-1992) and Secretary Board of Secondary Education, Karachi (1992-1996). He joined the former University Grants Commission (UGC) as Director General of Administration in 1996. He was given the additional charge of the Chairman, Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education Islamabad in 1997. At UGC, he served in key posts such as Director General of Administration, Director General of Curriculum, Advisor Curriculum and Training. After the creation of Higher Education Commission, he served as Advisor Human Resource Development, Advisor Research & Development and Academics. Later he was promoted to the post of Member Academics in BPS-22. He is the Pro-Vice Chancellor, Isra University, Islamabad Campus.

Pro Vice Chancellor (Health Sciences), Islamabad Campus

Prof. Dr. Umar Ali Khan, is Professor of Physiology with over 21 years of teaching experience. After doing his MBBS from Nishtar Medical College, Multan he obtained his M.Phil from Postgraduate Medical Institute, Lahore, where he stood First. Later he completed his Fellowship in Physiology (FCPS) from College of Physicians & Surgeons of Pakistan. He has presented papers and participated in more than 100 National and International Conferences. He has more than 26 publications to his credit. He is Editor of Isra Medical Journal, Member of Editorial Board of Medical Teacher and Assistant Editor of Pakistan Journal of Physiology. He is also an approved Supervisor and Examiner for FCPS in Physiology. He is Executive Vice President, Association for Excellence in Medical Education, Secretary General, International Conference in Medical Education, Member, Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE), Member, International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE), and Institutional Nominee for International Association for Medical Regulatory Authorities (IAMRA). He is the Pro-Vice Chancellor, Health Sciences at Isra University, Islamabad Campus.

Dean FD&AS

Prof. Dr. Rafique Ahmed Memon,is a professor of Operative Dentistry with 34 years of teaching experience at LUMHS, Jamshoro. He is a BDS graduate of 1974 and holds DGDS, MCPS & MDS qualifications. He worked as Dean Faculty of Dentistry LUMHS for six years and as Professor of Operative Dentistry for twelve years. He has more than 25 scientific presentation and publications at national & international conferences. He was member of the Education Committee, Ministry of Health, Government of Pakistan and member of PM&DC and its different committees. He is also Member Faculty of Dentistry, College of Physicians & Surgeons, Pakistan. He has also served on the Executive Committee of Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PM&DC). He is the Dean Faculty of Dentistry at Isra University, Hyderabad.

Dean FES&T and FCE&MS

Prof. Dr. Mohammad Iqbal Bhatti,earned Ph.D degree in Electronic Communication Engineering from University of London, United Kingdom. He specialized in Electronics and Radio Engineering from University of Sindh. He possesses more than 40 years of teaching experience at graduate and post graduate levels. He has published more than twenty papers and participated in several conferences and seminars. He served Alfatah University, Tripoli Libya for more than four years. He worked as Pro-Vice Chancellor, University of Sindh, Jamshoro and served the Government of Sindh as Director Technical Education Sindh, where he introduced B.Tech (Pass) and B.Tech (Hons) Courses for the first time in Technical Education. He is the Dean of Faculty of Engineering, Science & Technology as well as the Faculty of Commerce, Economics & Management Sciences at Isra University, Hyderabad.Prof. Dr. Mohammad Iqbal BhattiDean FES&T and FCE&MSEducation Sindh, where he first time in Technical Education. Technology as well as the Faculty Isra University, Hyderabad.

Director IPIO

Dr. Naimatullah Siyal, is the first Pakistani Ophthalmologist to start lasik refractive surgery in Pakistan at Isra University Hyderabad. He is associated with Isra University since its inception. He did his MCPS from College of Physicians & Surgeons Pakistan in 1979 and MS in 2008. He played a leading role in establishing Al-Ibrahim Eye Hospital Malir, Karachi in 1989, Al-Maghriby Eye Hospital, Sudan in 1995, Isra Institute of Ophthalmology Hyderabad in 1997 and Makkah Eye Hospital Complex, Sudan in 2002. He has several gold medals to his credit: a) Blindness control gold medal from Ophthalmic Society of Pakistan in May 2002, b) Gold medal for recognition of services to assist blindness control program in Sudan by International Friendship Council Sudan in April 2004, and c) Hakeem Muhammad Saeed life time achievement award 2008-2009. His ophthalmology work spreads over South East, Asia and Africa through eye camps. He is the Director, Isra Postgraduate Institute of Ophthalmology. He is also an Executive Director of Isra Islamic Foundation.