Afghanistan Team

Board Members

Eng Assadullah Nuristani

Eng Assadullah Nuristani
Country Director

Engineer ASSADULLAH NOORISTANI established the construction company ABCAC in 2006 just after graduating from Kabul Polytechnic University in Architecture.
He is a significant figure in Afghanistan and instrumental in establishing Plant for Peace across the country.
With an exceptional ability with people he has achieved much and is widely influential. Assad is a very popular man.

Redwanullah Abdi

Redwanullah Abdi
Deputy Country Director

Redwanullah “Abdi” has over 15 years of experience in tax administration with a BA in law and political science (department of management & diplomacy), a masters degree in policy & public administration, and a PHD in financial management.
He is versatile, self motivated and an enthusiastic leader, willing to accept new challenges and easily adaptable to a new environment of work.
He served as senior advisor with the ministry of higher education.

Abdul Samad Nawabi

Abdul Samad Nawabi
Director
Kandahar

Abdul has helped across the southern regions of Afghanistan and is an instrumental member of the Plant for Peace management team. Based in Kandahar he arranged the Plant for Peace Kandahar Jirga (Tribal Elder Gathering) and oversees the company’s representatives of all Southern Provinces as well as guiding the planting of trees generated from the Plant for Peace project.
Mr Noorzai is an Afghan financial sector expert with 13 years experience, specialising in financial sector supervision. He is part of the financial sector reform and development team. He holds a masters degree from ? university of Japan, He joined Plant for Peace as Finance Manager in 2013
He graduated from the horticulture department of the agriculture faculty at Kabul University in 2008. He is also reading for an MBA at Kardan University; this is likely to be completed later this year.

Mr Noorzai

Mr Noorzai
Director (Admin and Finance)

Mr. Noorzai is an Afghan financial sector expert who has 13 years (8 years part-time and 5 years full-time) of continuous experience, specializing in financial sector supervision, being part of the financial sector reform and development team in an emerging market, transitional and post-conflict country such as Afghanistan. He holds a master's degree in Business Administration from a prestigious university of Japan. He joined Plant for Peace as Finance Manager on 15 Jan 2013.

Zaki Ahmad

Zaki Ahmad
Director (Human Resource)

Zaki Ahmad Rasis is graduated from Kabul Polytechnic University in Civil Engineering Department in year 2003. in the field of management. He has totally 19 years of work experience in various positions with different national, and government organizations, details are given bellow; Mar-2016- Aug-2021: CCNPP, Main Provincial Manager/ Regional Manager Central Region Kabul MRRD/CCNPP (Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development/Citizen Charters National Prioritiz Program Afghanistan)

Naseer Hamad

Naseer Hamad
Director (Technical)

Graduated from horticulture department of agriculture faculty, Kabul University in 2008, also MBA degree candidate from Kardan University; the anticipated completion is Aug 2022.

Mohibullah Nooristani

Mohibullah Nooristani
Security officer

Focusing on military education (12th grade Kabul Training Centre KMTC) he also completed ATA PPS course, Special Forces school course and the training course for the protection and security of senior government officials (Camp Mayhan).
He has worked as Officer in the Department of Protection and Security with the advisor of the Security Council of Afghanistan and with the Minister of Foreign Affairs.

Samer Hamad

Samer Hamad
Director of Procurement and Transportation

Samer, Bachelor of Agriculture from Balk University has over 13 years of experience with national and international organistions in the areas of Cash Transfer, Food Security and Livelihood, DRR, Agriculture and Emergency & Development.

Mohammad Homayoon Aziz

Mohammad Homayoon Aziz
Regional Liaison Officer

Mohammad graduated from the civil department of Kabul Polytechnic University in 2003. He is the Dean of the engineering faculty of Esteqamat Institute of Higher Education.
In 2010 he established his own Construction and Engineering Company (WSG).

Provincial Representatives

Abdul Hadi Rahmanzai

Abdul Hadi Rahmanzai
Director
Wardak

Based in Nangarhar Province, Rhamanzai is a bachelor of Civil Engineering from Nangarhar University (2001).
Then he graduated from Kardan university, Kabul, as an MBA in the field of Management in 2021. He has 20 years of experience in various positions with different international, national and government organisations.

Mohammad Zia Sahil

Mohammad Zia Sahil
Director
Ghazni

Former Administration and Finance Manager at NABDP/UNDP/MRRD. Former deputy director of Publications at TABAN TV Network. He was also former information and publication specialist at The Ministry of Energy and Water, spokesperson and director of information, publication and communication at The Ministry of Higher Education and communication specialist at Ez-Kar Project in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Kabul.

Faizuddin Fazli

Faizuddin Fazli
Director
Urozgan

After graduating from the Agronomy department at Kandahar University he worked as a consultant with farmers in different districts of Kandahar province for almost five years to persuade them how to obtain higher yields from their Agriculture.

He has worked as Project Manager with the Kandahar Department of Agriculture, Irrigation and livestock, with the Shahi Taaj Construction Company STCC and as Agriculture Trainer (Hewad Afghan Livestock Company HALC)
He has participated in some workshops and training programmes as well:
Agribusiness Bridge Program Training, Basic Management Skills, Smart Climate Change Program and ESL Teaching methodology.

Saeed Ahmad Nawabi

Saeed Ahmad Nawabi
Director
Zabul

Saeed Ahmad Nawabi has significant experience in Operations: Procurement/Logistics, Administration and IT Fields with different local and international organizations and business entities.
He has become a finance and procurement specialist with extensive accounting operational management and leadership experience covering all end to end procurement and accounting functions. Under the direction he performs a variety of professional level procurement/logistics duties involved in raising requisition form or purchase request, collecting quotations, preparing bid analysis summary or quotation analysis, contract management, record, report. He maintains the accuracy of organization assets, correct management of fleets and other activities related to logistics and procurement.
Accounting/finance duties have involved his verifying and reconciling complex financial transactions, statements, records and reports; he maintains the accuracy of the organization ledgers and subsidiary financial systems, assists in the preparation of assigned budgets, annual audit, year end closing and provides responsible staff assistance to assigned management staff.

Abdul Samad Nawabi

Abdul Samad Nawabi
Director
Kandahar

Abdul has helped across the southern regions of Afghanistan and is an instrumental member of the Plant for Peace management team. Based in Kandahar he arranged the Plant for Peace Kandahar Jirga (Tribal Elder Gathering) and oversees the company’s representatives of all Southern Provinces as well as guiding the planting of trees generated from the Plant for Peace project.
Mr Noorzai is an Afghan financial sector expert with 13 years experience, specialising in financial sector supervision. He is part of the financial sector reform and development team. He holds a masters degree from ? university of Japan, He joined Plant for Peace as Finance Manager in 2013
He graduated from the horticulture department of the agriculture faculty at Kabul University in 2008. He is also reading for an MBA at Kardan University; this is likely to be completed later this year.

Najibullah Mohammady

Najibullah Mohammady
Director
Badghis

Najibullah Mohammady is from Badghis province with a bachelor degree in Business Administration, specialization in Banking Management & Finance Management from ISME University in India (2013).
He is working as a Provincial Accountant and Badghis PMU-PM. He has worked more than 16 years with different organizations.

Abdul Bari Rafiqi

Abdul Bari Rafiqi
Director
Helmand

He is know to be an energetic and an enthusiastic person who enjoys a challenge and achieving target success for Plant for Peace. He has a clear logical mind with a practical approach to problem solving and a drive to see things through to completion. He enjoys working on his own initiative or in a team and he is notoriously trustworthy, hardworking and eager to learn something new from every experience.

Sherzad Arifi

Sherzad Arifi
Director
Paktia

Sherzad Arifi was born in Kabul province and he received a BA from Nagarhar University. He has over 17 years of experience in Administration at director level (Ministry of commerce, Ministry of finance and Kabul municipality).

Enayatullah Nasr

Enayatullah Nasr
Director
Kunar

He comes from Kunar province with a bachelor degree in civil, industrial & residential construction (2006).
He works with Shanti volunteer association (SVA) as an engineer and project manager. Since 2006 he has also worked as a project manager and engineer with NDC, ATR, CCAP, NSP, and part time with some other local companies.

Sayed Qasem Alawi

Sayed Qasem Alawi
Director
Bamyan

He has a bachelor degree in Business Administration (BBA) and a masters degree of Public Administration (MPA). He was Academic Vice Chancellor at Allamah University, Dean of management at Dunya University and Chief of Finance and Administrative Affairs at JDCA Organization. He has a strong background and reputation and is considered as one of the influential figures in management, controlling and making policies in Afghanistan.

Shafiullah shafi

Shafiullah shafi
Director
Ghor

He comes from Parwan Province with a Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering from the Faculty of Albirony University. He have worked with deferent national and international organizations.

Ahmad Farhad Farahmand

Ahmad Farhad Farahmand
Director
Herat

He got his Masters degree in Civil Engineering (Structure) from APG Shimla University, India and is a PHD candidate at CU.
He has been working for 5 semesters as an instructor at Al-Beroni University and Aburayhan Institutes of Higher Education and for 3 Months in the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development National Rural Access Program.
He set up his own institute in Kapisa province and has been teaching there for 7 years participating in much social work to help people in the field of awareness and charity.
He is a well-known person in Kapisa province with an ability of leadership, connectivity and eloquence.

Awal Khan Ahmadzai

Awal Khan Ahmadzai
Director
Baghlan

From Logar Province he has a bachelors degree in the field of Engineering from Kabul University (2002). He also has a post graduate Diploma in Rural Development and Sustainability from NIRD India and is studying for an MBA from (DUNIA University). He also works as a program manager with (FCDO/Strategic Partner of WFP) having previously worked with different organizations.

Sanaullah Abdi

Sanaullah Abdi
Director
Laghman

He completed his masters degree from Khurasan University Afghanistan in the field of Public Administration. With more than 20 years of work experience with different organisations he has held high positions in the Ministry of finance, the Ministry of Trade and Industry and the Ministry of Mines. He has a strong reputation as a manager and policy maker.

Halim Furmoli

Halim Furmoli
Director
Kunduz

He has a Masters degree in financial management with with 11 years experience with different organisations in executive and business policy development roles. He established his own construction and logistic business under the Yellow Moon Group of Companies in 2009. He is a professional business analyst.

Jamaluddin qanet

Jamaluddin qanet
Director
Takhar

He achieved a Bachelors degree at Kabul university in the faculty of journalism leading to an MA in media and communication management. This led to a PhD in public administration from Kalinga university in India.
Relation: worked with both private and governmental universities as a lecturer and workshop organizer.
With over 18 years of experience in business, management and public administration he has advanced business communication and public relation skills. These include event management at various levels of government, businesses and influential individuals. He has worked on national tv as a director.

Sayed Hamid

Sayed Hamid
Director
Badakhshan

Hamid was born in Badakhshan Province and got his bachelors degree from Architecture Department of Kabul Polytechnic University (2006). He has experience working with international organisations including the German organization (GIZ) on more than 14 with different projects in Badakhshan Provence. He has experience in the fields of operation, project management and research analysis with communities and the government of Afghanistan.

Abdul Ghafar Qurbani

Abdul Ghafar Qurbani
Director
Diakundi

Abdul is from Ghazni province and got his Bachelors degree from Faculty of Civil Engineering at the polytechnic University of Kabul. He has more than 10 years work experience in high positions with national and international organizations.

Sibghatullah Abdi

Sibghatullah Abdi
Director
Nangarhar

Abdi was born in Nangarhar province and got his bachelors degree in Law. He has vast experience working with agricultural projects and in developmental interventions in Nangarhar province. He has grass root knowledge and has participated in many public awareness campaigns. He is an active member of Nangarhar province civil activists’ society.

Mohammad Jawid Nejraby

Mohammad Jawid Nejraby
Director
Kapisa

He has received his bachelors degree in Civil Engineering from Kabul Polytechnic University (2006). He has over 16 years of professional working experience in the Engineering field and has worked with many private, national, international, and governmental agencies in different positions from junior to senior/managerial levels. He held the position of head of Engineering and Architecture in MUDH (Ministry of Urban Development and Housing). Prior to MUDH, he worked as lead engineer/coordinator in ACTED (Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development) organization. In addition to his extensive knowledge and experience in the engineering field, he has attended numerous managerial training seminars, and workshops including; leadership, project management, risk management, time management, finance management, and administration.

Fazlullah akrami

Fazlullah akrami
Director
Panjshir

Born in Guldara district, Kabul in1978 he graduated from the department of Architecture in 2006 at Kabul Polytechnic University. After his graduation he worked as an architect in the Ministry of Public health. He then joined the ministry of urban development and land as an urban planning specialist.
During his 15 years of experience he was responsible for many urban plans for Architectural design of apartment buildings.

Hamed Shayan

Hamed Shayan
Director
Nimroz

Born in 1987 in Herat he studied and completed his Bachelors degree in law, political science and journalism in Herat City in 2014. He is currently studying for his masters degree in Economics online at Firdausi in Mashhad. He has more than ten years of experience in different government and nongovernment organizations and projects.2012 to 2014: Media Relation Officer and Director; Herat Media Information Center- PAHNA GROUP. 2010 to 2012: Reporter; Ariana News International Television Network in the west region. 2015 to the present time: Secretary and Interpreter of Herat Governor’s Office. 2016 to the present time: Hamed is also an English teacher at the Mr. Atayee learning center.

Zakir Ahmad

Zakir Ahmad
Director
Parwan

He belongs to the PARWAN Province of Afghanistan. He graduated from Kapisa University with a degree in engineering and he has 11 years of work experience in various Engineering positions with different international, national, and government organisations.

Farid Ahmad Monib

Farid Ahmad Monib
Director
Balkh

Born in 1993 in Kapisa province he is an Assistant Professor of Al-beroni University of Afghanistan and Director of Attestation, & Equivalency of Overseas Academic Documents and a member of AEOAD Commission of Ministry of Higher Education since 2018. He completed his PhD in Public Administration in 2017, his MA (Mass Communication in 2011) and BA in 2008.
He is a voluntary executive director of AHCDO (NGO) and he was working during 2008 to 2009 as an assistant in the NSP national solidarity Program in SCA Swedish Committee in Afghanistan.

Farid Ahmad Bagramwal

Farid Ahmad Bagramwal
Director
Samangan

Born in mazar-i-sharif, Balkh Province, he graduated from the faculty of Economics at Mawlana university in 2019 in Finance and Business.. He has more than ten years of experiences working with national and international well-known institutions.

Mohammad Hasib Golistani

Mohammad Hasib Golistani
Director
Jowzjan

Having got his bachelors degree in agriculture from Kabul university he then went on to gain his masters degree in public administration.
Hasib has many years of experience in the fields of operations, management and research analysis.

Abdul Samad Aand

Abdul Samad Aand
Director
Sare Pul

Coming from the Baghlan Province of Afghanistan, he has bachelor degree in the field of Engineering from Nangarhar University (2013). He currently works as a District Team Leader with (FCDO/Strategic Partner of WFP) having previously with different organisations.

Batoor Wali

Batoor Wali
Director
Khost

He obtained his M.Phil majoring in data mining. He has wide experience in developing programs for design, implementation and evaluation. He has launched many public awareness campaigns in the Ningrahar and Kuner provinces and has worked with the rural development programs in the field and at provincial level.

Dad Mohammad

Dad Mohammad
Director
Paktika

As a graduate from Kabul Engineering Faculty he has years of experience in the field of engineering, design, management, AutoCAD and many areas in computer science.

Nasir Ahmad Bahir

Nasir Ahmad Bahir
Director
Farah

Born in 1978 in Farah Province he joined the Faculty of Law and Political Science in 2011. In 2014, he graduated from the Judiciary and Public Prosecutor's Office with the first grade. He has more than 15 years of experience in domestic and international institutions.

Omidullah Nooristani

Omidullah Nooristani
Director
Kabul

Born in Kabul, he holds a bachelors degree in economics from India. He owns logistics company having worked as a general manager at Ariana Bastan, a construction and architecture company.

Mahtabuddin Mowahid

Mahtabuddin Mowahid
Director
Nooristan

Born in Nooristan Province, he has a bachelors degree in education. He worked with national and international organisations in high-ranking positions. He used to be the Nooristan provincial education director and has full knowledge of the Nooristan province. He built many schools in the remote areas of Nooristan and has a wide understanding of the regional culture and it’s people. He is a prominent and influential figure in the Nooristan province.