Afghan Biographies

Hambastagi Consulting Group HCG


Name Hambastagi Consulting Group HCG
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  • MOHAMMAD HANEEF ATMAR, Hanif Atmar

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    MOHAMMAD HANEEF ATMAR, MANAGING DIRECTOR
    HCG is founded and led by Mohammad Haneef Atmar. In addition to an early career as a successful development worker, during an eight-year period, he successively headed three major Afghan ministries. He is credited with having set rural development, education, interior affairs and policing in Afghanistan on a sure road to reform and recovery. Mr Atmar has turned his attention to achieving both quick impact results and long term developmental and institutional change through implementing a number of widely valued programmes with national significance.
    MANAGING DIRECTOR
    HCG is founded and led by Mohammad Haneef Atmar. In addition to an early career as a successful development worker, during an eight-year period, he successively headed three major Afghan ministries. He is credited with having set rural development, education, interior affairs and policing in Afghanistan on a sure road to reform and recovery. Mr Atmar has turned his attention to achieving both quick impact results and long term developmental and institutional change through implementing a number of widely valued programmes with national significance.
  • KANISHKA NAWABI

    KANISHKA NAWABI, DEPUTY MANAGING DIRECTOR
    With postgraduate degrees from the UK, Kanishka Nawabi has extensive research, development and NGO management experience both in Afghanistan and abroad. Among his research products are Afghan NGOs Communication Systems; Advocacy Practices: Afghanistan 2001 Onwards; Armed Groups and Peace Processes; Religious Civil Society; and Transformation of War Economies.
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    DEPUTY MANAGING DIRECTOR.

    With postgraduate degrees from the UK, Kanishka Nawabi has extensive research, development and NGO management experience both in Afghanistan and abroad. Among his research products are Afghan NGOs Communication Systems; Advocacy Practices: Afghanistan 2001 Onwards; Armed Groups and Peace Processes; Religious Civil Society; and Transformation of War Economies.

  • ENG.MOHAMMAD SALIM QAYUM

    ENG.MOHAMMAD SALIM QAYUM
    Eng. Qayum is a professional engineer and has 27 years experience serving in senior positions and managing multi-million dollar budgets with organizations such as UN, Asia Development Bank,  Afghan Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development, Ministry of Educations and Ministry of Urban Development often in senior positions leading.

    saleem_qayomEng. Qayum is a professional engineer and has 27 years experience serving in senior positions and managing multi-million dollar budgets with organizations such as UN, Asia Development Bank,  Afghan Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development, Ministry of Educations and Ministry of Urban Development often in senior positions leading.

Background:
The Hambastagi Consulting Group (HCG) is an Afghan consultancy firm established in 2010 by a group of professionals with many years of expertise in working with the international public administration (donors, UN agencies and non-governmental organizations), the Afghan government, civil society and the private sector. HCG is a limited liability company (LLC) registered with the Afghanistan Investment Support Agency (AISA) and incorporated in the city of Kabul. HCG has its main office in Wazir Akbar Khan district of Kabul.

HCG is committed to playing an active role in the process of building a secure, democratic and prosperous Afghanistan, by strengthening institutions and programs in both the public and private sectors, drawing on its deep knowledge and far-reaching experience with public service. To achieve this goal, HCG draws on two types of organizational assets. First is our core group of experts who provide consultancy and technical assistance to our clients and are able to lead partnership programs with the government, donors, civil and military actors within the international community, private sector and civil society organizations. Secondly, HCG has established a strategic partnership with a range of like-minded organizations of the private and non-profit sectors, to leverage our combined synergies towards a common goal – rebuilding Afghanistan’s future.

Last Modified 2017-09-05
Established 2012-07-05