Our Team

Farheen Naveed
Founder, CEO
Farheen Naveed is the founding Director and Trainer at Drug Free Pakistan Foundation, a pioneer organization in the field of drug abuse prevention and Life Skills Based Education in Pakistan. She has several years of experience in drug treatment, rehabilitation and prevention. Her story of stepping in the field was a result of her direct contact with drug addiction in her family – it was her father’s addiction that urged her to dedicate herself to the field of Drug Demand Reduction.
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M.Sohail Younus
President
Muhammad Sohail Younus is the President of Drug Free Pakistan Foundation, along with being the older brother of Shaheed Muhammad Naveed Younus. He is a businessman who embraced the organization in the time of despair. Since he joined the organization as Honorary President of DFPF, his mission is to fulfill the noble cause of his Shaheed brother with higher dedication and hard work.
Capt.Amanullah Khan
Program Manager
Captain Muhummad Amanullah Khan is a graduate commercial pilot from U.S.A. He has served on Governor of Baluchistan's V.I.P. Aircraft and with M/S Marathon Petroleum Limited, an International Oil Exploration Company of U.S.A. He is currently working in Pakistan and has experience of flying local and international routes. He also has intensive experience in different fields including sales promotion, administrative management, entrepreneurial management, automobile engineering and marine engineering.
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Naveed Iqbal
Asst. Director
Naveed Iqbal is young and energetic and having a vision of unique and intellective trainings. He is currently studying Business Studies from Karachi University, while also having experience in event management from KASBIT University, Karachi. He was awarded Best Volunteer Award at the 2nd Pakistan Youth Congress. According to him every training and conferences should be intellectual and can create a positive change among the youth, he always has an affirmative approach regarding his job which is reflected through his work. He always approaches each situation with creativity and always has something new to bring to the table. He lives by the slogan “don’t be serious be sincere!”
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Ahmad Shah
Youth Coordinator
Ahmad is from the remote valley of Arkari in the Chitral district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province and serves Governing Board/Director of ISSUP Pakistan, as an Exchange Ambassador (EA) with U.S. Embassy Pakistan and Youth Program Coordinator (YPC) for the Drug Free Pakistan Foundation (DFPF), which promotes drug abuse prevention intervention & promoting peace among different communities, and was awarded “Best SMART Project” in the 3rd Pakistan Youth Congress. Ahmad also served as many National & International organizations like as a Project Manager (PM) –Youth Development Foundation (YDF) & Training Officer (TO) & Field Coordinator (FC) - Focus Humanitarian Assistance Pakistan, an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN). Along with his daily job Ahmad shah also working as a Consultant with Aga Khan Rural Support (AKRSP) in their drug abuse prevention project in GilgitBalistan Chitral (GBC). Ahmad has also participated in a number of international youth initiatives, including Afghanistan – Pakistan Partnership Summit: Workable Solution for New ERA 4th – 8th May 2018, Istanbul, Turkey, The Pilot Training of Master Trainers on the Universal Prevention Curriculum for Substance Use, Implementers Series, (UPC-1) CORE Course Colombo, Sri Lanka 15-20 May -2017. ISSUP - International Society of Substance Use Professionals- Bangkok, Thailand-215. ASCAD International Conference & Workshop for DDR Specialists 2014 in Melaka, Malaysia; 6th Asian Youth Congress in Bali, Indonesia; 8th Asian Youth Congress Pario, Bhutan; 3rd Great Anatolian Meeting of the World Cultures; and Youth International Delphic Festival in Ankara, Turkey. He also visited Afghanistan at the request of the US Department of State for the 1st Afghan Youth Congress in Kabul, Afghanistan where he helped deliver skills to Afghan youth to help curb the use of narcotics. In addition to being a 2012 ELP Fellow United States of America (USA), He is part of Inspire a Generation: The Fellowship, an initiative of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN). He is also Grant Awarded from the United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan-Pak US Alumni Network (The “Fund” or “USEFP-PUAN”) for the project, entitled “Drug Free School Campaign Karachi, Pakistan.
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Muhammad Ali
IT Specialist
Muhammad Ali holds a Bachelors in Computer Sciences from Preston University, Karachi. He is a multimedia specialist, having 10 years of experience in networking, print and electronic media and media related matters, and PC hardware (assembling and troubleshooting) and software (installation and operations). His basic work experiences are related to Networking & Hardware. Other experiences (Publications, Designing, Production, Estimation and Client Handling)
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Mavia Riaz
Accountant
MBA Finance, Self-motivated and highly knowledgeable accounts payable specialist with 5+ years of experience working for a reputed organizations; detail-oriented with extensive data processing and financial reporting proficiency using SAP; team player with excellent interpersonal skills in working with customers, vendors and management.
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Ayaz Afzal
Program Facilitator
Ayaz holds a Bachelors in Commerce from Karachi University. He has attended several national and international trainings programs and has also received training by the Colombo Plan Training on Drug Demand Reduction. In the efforts of making an event successful, he always plays a vital role, utilizing his wide range of experience in various domains, and always bringing creativity to the event. In organizing and managing an event he always works with a positive attitude.
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