Syed Kashif Hayat

Non-Executive Independent Director

Mr. Syed Kashif Hayat is Director Awards Management at Save the Children. He holds a Master’s degree in Commerce (M.COM), with Distinction (Specialization in Accounting & Finance) and an excellent finance expert. He is a seasoned professional with 23 years of experience on Financial Management, Grants Compliance, Budgeting and staff Capacity building, specifically 10 years of working experience with Save the Children in both Development and Emergency Contexts. His vast and diversified experience has enhanced his expertise including Capacity Building, Large & Complex Team Management, Donor Compliance, Finance Management, Financial Planning & Monitoring and Award Management. He started his professional carrier as Finance Officer and his experience with INGOs began as Finance & Admin Associate with United Nation Development Program (UNDP).

He has excellent command on developing financial strategies and donor-partner linkages for organizational development. Currently, his area of focus is Financial Proposal Development, Awards Management, Partnership Management, Donor’s Compliance and Risk Mitigation, Liaison with 28 donors, Partnership Management and Organizational Development for Partners. Being Board Member of MOJAZ his professional input particularly in the areas of strategic and financial planning, systems and controls management would be beneficial for the organization. He has worked internationally in Mozambique, Bangladesh, Iraq, Philippines, Kenya/ Somalia and Haiti.