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Dr Shehzad Jeeva (PhD)

CEO, Aga Khan University Examination Board
Associate Professor of Practice, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Aga Khan University

Dr Shehzad Jeeva joined as the Director, AKU-EB in 2014 holding a major duty to promote quality of education through examinations for Secondary and Higher Secondary education. Dr Jeeva was awarded the AKU “Award of Distinction” in recognition of his outstanding commitment and contribution in education.
As a former chairman of the Inter Board Committee of Chairmen (IBCC), Dr Jeeva assissted the government on education policy level decisions. Internationally, Dr Jeeva served as the Board of Trustee for the International Association for Educational Assessment (IAEA) and a Founding Member of the Recognition Committee of IAEA which works towards developing international standards in examinations and assessment.
Hanif Shariff

Associate Director, Operations

Hanif manages the operations department at AKU-EB and also handles various administrative and financial matters. Since joining AKU-EB, some of his major initiatives include development and preparations of SOPs and system improvement processes, procuring an in-house production printer for producing exam papers and the setting up of CCTV for monitoring exam centers across Pakistan.

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Manager, Exam Development

Zain oversees the process of examination development which involves managing the team of academic specialists involved in developing the examination papers, hiring academic staff, item writers, item reviewers, examiners, e-markers and subject panelists for various disciplines while maintaining appropriate records and reports at the same time.
Raabia Hirani

Manager, Curriculum

An expert in curriculum and syllabi designing, Raabia leads all curriculum development activities at the Examination Board, including development and review of syllabi and learning resources. She ensures that the syllabi are centered on achievable student learning outcomes (SLOs) which focus on higher cognitive levels and enhance students’ critical thinking & problem-solving skills and make classroom teaching & learning an extraordinarily engaging and joyful experience.
Raabia also leads the development of project-based learning (PBL) tools (for Middle and Primary levels) based on a gold standard framework while also liaising with stakeholders to ensure AKU-EB programmes are aligned to the national and provincial needs and consistently improve in standards and relevance.

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Danish Hussain

Manager, Operations

Danish manages the operational side of the Examination Board. School affiliations, student enrolment, conduct of examinations are some of the many activities that fall under his domain. He is also responsible for the management of information system and data handling at AKU-EB.
Adil Karim

Manager, North

Adil looks after affiliations and registrations of potential schools across Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral (GB & C) while also managing relationship with all the AKU-EB stakeholders. As part of the relationship management, Adil keeps in close liaison with all the affiliated schools, GB & C media and other stakeholders to promote AKU-EB activities.

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Malik Azam

Manager, Quality Assurance

Malik is in charge of quality assurance and risk mitigation at the Examination Board. He oversees the development, implementation and compliance of SOPs for each department. Malik also manages the spot-checking activity of examination centers during the conduct of the annual and resit examinations.