With offices in Pakistan, Sri Lanka & United Arab Emirates, Farhad Karamally works across the region as an Organization Development (OD) consultant, leadership facilitator & management trainer, helping unleash organisational genius through custom made interventions. His energy and passion to excel is contagious in his interactions, inspiring individuals and organisations to flourish.
In February 2020 he was awarded the Excellence in Finance – Leaders award by FiNext owing to his contribution to organizations through his work as a management consultant with various financial institutions
Farhad uses wit and humor with appreciative inquiry to get results and is renowned for facilitating strategic meetings with management & leadership teams to envision future strategies that are crafted by identifying their purpose. His style and attitude to life is best explained by a comment on Farhad by Ed Scannel (author Games Trainers Play) “Learning is Fun & You Proved It!”. This is also evident in the Business Parables ‘Pukh Theory’ and ’Karahi Theory’ that Farhad has authored
With an academic background rooted in Management Accounting (CIMA UK) and Marketing (CIM-UK) he is a Certified Master Practitioner NLP and is licensed by American Board Neuro Linguistic Programming (ABNLP). More recently he was certified as a HBDI (Herrmann Brain Dominance Instrument) Practitioner. Such blend makes him an excellent choice for coaching C-Suites in a very structured manner of 6-9 months with clearly defined milestones
In his capacity as a Director of Charter for Compassion (CFC) Pakistan, he continues to contribute his expertise for long-term projects that are geared to impact not only the future generations but more specifically the culture today. He has developed a tool that measures compassion in organizations and is leading the Compassion in Organizations space. As a recognition of his work, Farhad is a Fellow of the International Centre for Compassionate Organizations located at the University of Louisville.
As an entrepreneur, Farhad is Founder & CEO Funverks Global, Funverks Media, Co-Founder/Director Navitus, Director Stimulus, FK Squared, The Bottom Line Holidays (Sri Lanka)& Co-Founder Pakistan South East Asia Business Forum (PSEABF) which aims to promote opportunities for startups helping them take business-up. He has also served as a Board Member (2017-2020) of the South East Asian Leadership Academy (SEALA).
Farhad resides in South Asia, alternating his time between Pakistan, UAE, & Sri Lanka.