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Our Team

Committed to the Cause


Dr. Mubina Agboatwalla

Founder and Chairperson

Dr. Mubina is the visionary behind HOPE.  She founded the NGO in 1997 with a group of volunteers dedicated to bringing literacy and health to the neglected urban slums of Karachi, Pakistan.  Under Dr. Mubina's direction, HOPE has made active strides at a grassroots level in both healthcare and education.


Dr. Afil Jamali


Dr. Afil is a qualified and experienced doctor with several years of experience in Pakistan and in the UK. He is currently working for the NHS as a Cardiothoracic Fellow.

Dr. Afil has been involved in several charitable activities in Pakistan and is an active member of several Doctor’s Associations in the UK. He has personal and direct experience of helping many patients in Pakistan who did not have the resources to support themselves.


Arif Zaman


Arif Zaman is Deputy Director, the Centre for Research and Enterprise (Enterprise and Internationalisation), London School of Business and Management and a Director of the Commonwealth Businesswomen’s Network, an accredited organisation to 52 Governments on women’s economic empowerment. He is also CEO, Riscaire providing training and advisory services on governance and reputational risk in the UK, Dubai and Pakistan and author of the bestselling book on Reputational Risk (Financial Times, 2004 and published in Russian, 2008).

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