Senior Management Team

Mr. Bakht Birhmani

Mr. Bakht Birhmani has done Masters in Sociology from University of Sindh. He has been associated with IRC since past 8 years. He has previously worked with different local non-governmental organisations in Sindh. Currently he is working with IRC as District Manager. He has represented IRC at various local, national and international forums. His areas of interest and expertise are Child Rights, Livelihoods and Rural Development.

Mr. Muhammad Saffar Phulpoto

Mr. Muhammad Saffar Phulpoto has 12 years of experience in the development sector in the fields of Human Resources, Finance and Administration. He holds an MBA in HR and MSCIT degrees. Mr. Saffar has been associated with IRC for about 6 years. He has also worked for the USAID ED-LINKS project. HE rejoined IRC in 2013 as Manager Admin, Finance & HR, and is currently working as Administrative District Manager in IRC Khairpur office.

Ms. Naheed Akhtar

Ms. Naheed Akhtar is working as Administrative District Manager at IRC Sukkur office since 2010. She has done her Masters in Commerce from Shah Abdul Latif University, and a second Masters in Sociology.


She has received a series of trainings from LEAD Pakistan as an Associate Member in the project Leadership in Reproductive health (RH), and visited to Thailand, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh during the course. Ms Naheed has also worked as EOM in FAFEN’s LTEOOP project and covered six districts to monitor and assess pre-elections, elections and post-elections of 2013. Ms. Naheed also has experience of hosting radio shows and stage compering.

Mr Naveed Khayal

Mr Naveed Khayal has done his MSc in Rural Development and MA in Sociology. He is associated with IRC since 2001 and has been involved in program planning and implementation, conducting training workshops, capacity building and monitoring of projects. Mr Naveed’s interests lie in poetry and journalism, and he has also formed the first Literary Society in Sanghar.

Noor-ul-Ain Khoso

Noor-ul-Ain Khoso, started her professional career with IRC in 2008 in District Qamber Shahdadkot. She joined IRC as Hygiene Prompter in Water & Sanitation project supported by UNICEF in flood affected areas of District Qamber Shahdadkot and subsequently worked in different positions in the organization. Currently she is working as a District Manager. Ms Noor has done her Masters in English from Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur Mir’s and a second Masters in Education from the same university’s Sukkur campus.

Mr. Safdar Saeed

Mr. Safdar Saeed is part of the Senior Management Team of IRC in his capacity as Manager of the Program Support Unit. The unit provides support services to program and project teams in Communication, Documentation, Monitoring and Evaluation and most important in fundraising and proposal development.
Safdar started his career with IRC in 2004 after his graduation from the University of Karachi. His first job with IRC was in Khairpur Mirs’ in Interior Sindh where he led a team of 3 community mobilizers and teachers to impart an Adult and Youth Literacy project to 4000 illiterate females and males.
Safdar has 12 years’ experience of working with international, national and provincial organizations all over Pakistan. His skills are in proposal development, networking, communication and M&E.