Hatim Maskawala
Managing Director

métier a Badri Group Company, since its inception in Dubai, UAE in the year 2014 have been able to extend its market penetration across various tactical regions. Its uprising growth was primarily driven with commitment, innovation, and excellence towards all its Strategic Human Resource projects.
The company by delivering customer centric and dynamic service solutions have been able to leave strong footprints in the Industry.

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Fawad Ahmed

Founder & Senior HR Consultant

Fawad has more than 13 years of experience in the Human Resources function in the Middle East.

Having successfully led a department and managed a business over the years, Fawad specializes in all domains of HR and is a veteran at setting up all the functions from scratch. Fawad specializes in recruitment & selection, manpower planning, performance management systems, training and development programs, organizational development and HRMS implementation and administration.

Prior to setting up métier in 2014, Fawad worked with Oman Insurance Company in their HR function and has an MBA degree in Human Resource Management and is a Certified Human Resource Professional (CHRP).

Asgar Shabbir

Co-Founder / Head of Business Development

Asgar has over 15 years of extensive experience across various verticals. He is extremely client-focused and has been highly successful in building and maintaining relationships with key decision-makers and delivering on their requirements.

Asgar’s core expertise lays in devising policies, planning, and executing training and development programs and business development. He also possesses hands-on experience in people management, infrastructure, facilities, and other functions, to ensure bottleneck free operations along-with excellent time management and interpersonal skills. He excels in managing the day-to-day challenges with extreme flair and finesse and holistically supports the team in all the primary functions of the company.

Before collaborating with Fawad to set up métier, Asgar worked with organizations such as Oman Insurance Company and WIPRO.

Ahsan Qureshi

Executive Director

Ahsan has 27+ years of experience as a business focus/results-oriented HR Leader with global exposure.

Ahsan specializes in corporate & individual goal alignment, organizational culture, employee engagement, performance management, succession talent management, organizational design, and development of business transformation strategy.

Ahsan also has several significant experiences incorporating restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, union negotiations, and establishing start-ups. He has been a part of several prestigious organizations such as Descon Engineering Limited, Fatima Group Pakistan, Mubadala Investment Development Co. UAE, General Electric Canada, and HSBC Bank Asia Pacific; leading their HR Functions.

He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology and is a member of the Corporate Executive Board CEB Atlanta, SHRM Atlanta, HRPAO Canada, and ASTD New York.

Mariam Lotia

Head of HR, SHRM-CP

Mariam Irfan Lotia has over 8 years of experience as a Human Resource generalist in the Textile, Information Technology, Manufacturing and Financial Services industries.

Prior to joining Badri to head the HR department in April l 2019, Mariam has worked at Siddiqsons Group and Creative Chaos (Pvt) Limited. She is currently looking after Talent Acquisition, Rewards & Compensation, Performance Management, Organizational Development, Employee Engagement, Employer Branding, and HR Operation domains at Badri.

Mariam is a Certified Professional from the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM).