Profile of Chief Executive Officer/President

Nadeem Zia CEO ELI

Mr. Nadeem Zia is performing as Chief Executive Officer. He is a well equipped and experienced incumbent holding 20 years of work. He possessed master degree in Computer Science from University of Western Australia in 1989. Furthermore, Graduation in French Literature from France is extra qualification in his account. Nadeem Zia has been seasoned himself by working in diversified fields which has given him a broad vision of ideas.

Started his practical life by entering in a foreign mission like French Embassy and Algerian Embassy as administrative officer, he suddenly turned into professional carrier in early 1993 by joining National Rural Support Programme (NRSP) as Regional Credit Officer in Rural Credit and Enterprise Development. Where he got the chance to build his capacity in TNA, RCED, Social Mobilization, Social Sector Services, Monitoring, Assessment and Planning, Rapid Rural Appraisal, Participatory Rural Appraisal, different case study and research work in microfinance. Keeping in view his extraordinary and outstanding expertise, SME Bank Ltd. (Defunct RDFC) picked his services in 1996 as Officer Grade III. He rendered his services to SME bank for 10 years. During the tenure, he captured the methodology and conversion of microfinance enterprise into small and medium enterprise. After opting VSS from SME Bank Ltd in 2004 as Officer Grade I, Nadeem Zia joined Standard Chartered Bank and rendered his services in SME Department. After completing a specific processing, Nadeem Zia decided to implement his learning in open market through Environment & Livelihood Integration.

Moreover, Nadeem Zia also attended many national and international trainings on the topics of microfinance, SME, capacity buildings, WTO, Market Analysis Tools, Credit Appraisal Techniques, MER, Enterprise Developments etc.

Nadeem Zia have prompt command on conducting a training programme, research work, developing SOPs, Documentation, Portfolio analysis, different accounting models, report writing, cluster mapping, Product Designing, Product analysis etc.