Our Core Team
FOUNDING CEO & PRINCIPAL URBAN DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIST
Nadeem leads 4th Dimension’s multi-disciplinary team of professionals as founder Cheif Executive Officer having around 27 years of diverse professional experience in development sector. He primarily excels in urban & environmental planning & development related practices such as urban policy & planning, land-use / spatial planning, participatory urban development, urban governance, project planning & management, environmental policy, planning & management, transportation planning & design, contract management & execution and many other administrative and management capabilities but essentially not limited to all these.
Nadeem is dually qualified in Environmental Policy and Urban Planning with primary areas of expertise as; preparation of development plans, spatial plans, urban development strategic plans, regional plans, institutional design, preparation of PC1 & PCII for different development projects, project concept development, Planning and institutional development of industrial zones including SEZs, and EPZs, developing TOR, EOIs, RFPs, project documents & business models and carrying out environmental and social assessments, developing environmental baselines, environmental management planning, urban ecological impact assessments and environmental action plans viz.-a-viz.
N.D. (Arch), MPCATP
Zulfqar comes from a group of very talented and leading architects in Pakistan who graduated in late 70’s from one of the Pakistan’s oldest and premier institute NCA that has earned a great reputation around the globe for its quality education and training in architecture and arts over the decades. He has 37 years of diverse and highly competitive experience in architecture, urban design, interior design and project management across the globe- including Pakistan, Singapore, Hong Kong Middle-east, Saudi Arabia and USA. He possesses almost unmatched design & management skills and currently leads the architectural and interior design team of 4th Dimension Consulting.
Dr. Khalid Akbar
CLIMATE CHANGE, ENERGY & URBAN ECOLOGY SPECIALIST
Dr. Akbar holds a doctorate degree from the University of Bradford, UK and possesses more than 34 years of teaching, research and consultancy experience in Pakistan and abroad with a special focus on urban ecology, conservation, environmental planning & management, urban landscape development and agro- ecology, environmental assessment, conservation & outreach. He has worked on a number of environmental master planning and management projects for Pakistani cities including prime tourist destinations such as Murree and Soon valley. His work on ecological impact assessment of motorway M2 corridor in Pakistan is of real worth.
Wasiq Masroor Khan
SENIOR URBAN PLANNER (ASSOCIATE)
Wasiq Masroor is also an Urban Planner by qualification with an extensive career in Urban Planning in Canada and Pakistan. His professional career spans over 25 years. Contract management, execution supervision and client liaison (especially with the public sector clients) are a few of his key strengths. He is the actual driving force behind making 4th Dimension’s consulting assignments a reality on the ground. He also possesses extraordinary skills of project management.
URBAN DESIGN SPECIALIST (ASSOCIATE)
Khurram also holds dual qualifications in Urban Planning & Architecture from UET, Lahore with a vast experience of over two decades in urban, industrial and public site planning and urban design. He skills to innovate to transform greys of the urbanscape into active pleasing & people-centered spaces and bringing those back to life. He undoubtedly contributes a lot in making 4th Dimension’s roster of assignments, a definite success story.
Arif is an environmental technologist by education and experience. He holds a M.Phil degree in environmental chemistry. He has more than 30 years of experience in treatment technologies and management of waste treatment processes in urban and industrial sector. He specializes in treating urban and industrial sector wastes by applying bio-remediation and more of through bio-processing rather engaging more energy intensive chemical processes that essentially turn urban management interventions more sustainable.
Engr. Fakhar Iqbal Shah
STRUCTURAL DESIGN SPECIALIST
Fakhar holds an advance degree in structural design received from the University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore coupled with an extensive career spanning over three decades. He has designed structures of hundreds of commercial, industrial, residential and institutional buildings and mostly are done for 4th Dimension Consulting.
URBAN ANALYTICS & SPATIAL MODELING SPECIALIST
Imran is a solution oriented GIS/MIS professional with prominent success in working on a broad range of GIS projects while involving in consulting, planning, modeling, analysis, testing and implementation of GIS solutions to support business objectives. He has 10 years’ experience in GIS data management, Remote sensing analyst, application development. Lead role in GIS data conversions and application development projects. Imaran also has an expert level skills in ESRI, ERDAS, ER Mapper, City Engine & Modelling applications. Self-motivated with strong interpersonal, technical, leadership & people skills. 3 years’ experience in information systems management as systems support management, Web programmer, Database administrator and as web designing.
ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS DESIGN ENGINEER
Asad Malik is having over 26 years experience as a project manager and electrical systems design professional. He has an extensive experience in the design of electrical systems for many and varied applications. These include: hospitals with emergency backup, alarm and paging systems; medical facilities; theaters and restaurants; schools and other educational facilities; laboratories; computer facilities with UPS; amateur and professional sports facilities; elderly housing; urban development projects and correctional facilities. Additionally, has done electrical engineering design for numerous housing, commercial and industrial projects.
Khalil ur Rehman
URBAN FINANCE & FEASIBILITES SPECIALIST
Khalil is a highly motivated and carrier oriented professional. He holds an ACCA with vast experience in Financial Management & Feasibilities in diversified domains of Public, Private and donor sectors over 20 years. He has a rich & qualitative experience in the areas of Finance Management, Feasibilities of Development Projects, TPVs, Audit, Financial Reporting, Public Financial Management, System Development, ERP implementation, Strategic Planning, Budgeting, Cost Controlling & Application of CAATs.
URBAN LAW, & GENDER MAINSTREAMING SPECIALIST (ASSOCIATE)
Naima is a policy, institutional and legal analyst with proven experience in law, governance ,policy based practice, institutional development and analytical research with a solid track record in delivering analytical value and innovation in strategy and legal- policy planning for governments, public, private and institutional donors ( World Bank, USAID) with the ability to advocate position before diverse audiences.
Expertise: Legal | Governance and regulatory policy| Rule of law I Public sector | Not-for-profit | Policy & Research | Drafting| Advocacy| Justice System| International Development.