Mehreen Shoaib is senior consultant & facilitator at Funverks. She also serves as CEO Stimulus since 2009 & senior partner & lead consultant at Navitus since 1998. Mehreen acts as a change agent & is a seasoned facilitator on challenging private/corporate & social development sector assignments. Her areas of expertise include designing & implementing change management initiatives, institutional capacity diagnostics, value-chain analysis & development; competency assessments, private & social sector partnership development, and sustainability & governance.
Having successfully facilitated projects across the private & public sectors, with multi-level stake-holder involvement, she embarked upon her agenda of pursuing effectiveness & efficiency in the social sector, by creating Stimulus, as a for-profit, social enterprise, offering innovative solutions to the social development community as well as private corporations, on mandates of corporate social responsibility, governance & sustainability.
Mehreen has conceptualized & executed a variety of strategic interventions with a variety of institutions, corporations, social enterprises, I/NGOs & initiatives, such as: Nestlé Pakistan, Telenor Bank, National Foods, Tapal Tea, Coca Cola Pakistan, 3M Pakistan, Pakistan Tobacco Company, Reckitt Benckiser Pakistan & Sri Lanka, Jazz (Vimplecom), Shell Pakistan, Nizam Energy, PARCO, HUBCO, Linde Group, SGS Pakistan, Schneider Electric Pakistan, Ali Gohar Pharmaceuticals, Novartis Consumer Health Pakistan, Merck Pakistan, Indus Motor Company, APL Logistics, Bayer CropSciences, Sapphire Textile Mills, Crescent Bahuman Limited, Gulistan Group of Companies, Chenab Limited, CrossRoads, Pakistan PaperSacks, DMG – Sugar Operations, DMG – Cement Operations, Thal Jute Mills, Habib Jute Mills, Deutsche Bank Pakistan, Faysal Bank (formerly ABN AMRO Bank), Silk Bank, Hashoo Group of Hotels, ActionAid Pakistan, Acumen Fund, World Bank, World Food Programme (WFP), Darul Sakun, UNICEF Education Pakistan, UNICEF Pakistan (SPO), Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund (PPAF), GIZ Pakistan, GIZ RAHA, GIZ REEE, BSW (German Solar Association), Focus Humanitarian Assistance Pakistan, UNDP, AKES,P, AKUH, Hashoo Foundation, Byco Petroleum Pakistan.
She obtained her Masters from the University of Karachi in International Relations & Bachelors from DHA Degree College for Women in Psychology, Political Science & Education. She has attended various national & international forums, conferences and programs, including “Management of Managers” (The Challenge of Leadership) with the University of Michigan Business School, Dubai, UAE; Dr Peter Senge’s ‘The Learning Organization – Building a Sustainable Future,’ Dubai, UAE; “Leadership and NGO Excellence: Transforming Your Board for the Good of the Cause”, Karachi, Pakistan; “International Visitor Leadership Program [IVLP] – VOLUNTEERISM” – A Regional Project for South & Central Asia, Washington DC, USA; All India Management Association (AIMA) 41st National Management Convention, New Delhi, India; “The 7th International Conference on Corporate Sustainability & Responsibility”, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany; 36th Strategic Management Society (SMS) Berlin-Humboldt Extension Workshop “The Institutional and Cultural Context of Entrepreneurship”, Berlin, Germany; On-Brand’ 2017, Amsterdam, Netherlands; Intersolar Europe (Conferences & Exhibition), Munich, Germany; Off-Grid Experts Workshops, Memmingen, Germany; Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue, Berlin, Germany; (Solar – Renewable). Mehreen is known for her persistent prowess at partnership development, cause-marketing & negotiations with the objective to establish synergistic, long-term, mutually value-adding alliances & associations.