Mr. Irfan Ali Hyder​

Mr. Irfan Ali HyderFaculty Member

Irfan Ali Hyder is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a Certified Director from PICG, and a Trainer certified by the International Finance Corporation. He is an independent consultant, based in Karachi. Mr. Hyder possesses a wide range of expertise and knowledge in Human Resource Management, Change Management, Information Technology, Supply Chain Management, Business Process Redesign, Engineering, and Project Management. However, for the last 20 years he has been mostly associated with Human Resource Management and Organizational Design and Development.

Work And Experience

Mr. Hyder has made impactful contributions in HR Management at various organizations and institutions. As the Head of HR at Meezan Bank, Mr. Irfan was responsible for Organization Design, Change Management, HR Capacity Building, Talent Management, HR General Operations, and Employee Relations. He also worked on the very successful amalgamation of HSBC Pakistan operations with Meezan Bank in 2014. Mr. Hyder worked extensively at Shell Pakistan and Shell Global, serving in various capacities. As the Change & Engagement Manager in Shell Pakistan, he worked on Organizational Design, Workforce development, and stakeholder management. Earlier he operated on two levels at the Shell global HR organization: the country and the Asia-Pacific levels. This job incorporated the roles of HR Administration Expert, Employee Champion, Coach, Facilitator, Business-literate business partner, and Change Agent. At the Asia-Pacific level the job entailed coordination of HR Account Managers for approx. 1300 staff in 130 locations spread from the Arabian Peninsula through Asia, Australia, and the Pacific Islands. At the country level, he was responsible for the HR management of approx. 200 staff at about twenty locations. He contributed to Collective Bargaining Agreements, Grievance management, Recruitment strategies, and Policy formulation. He participated in Regional Organizational Design, Talent Management & Recruitment, Diversity & Inclusiveness global initiative, Work-Life-Balance global initiative, Implementation of supervisory skills and leadership improvement programs. Mr. Hyder also managed the Procurement function at Shell Pakistan and was a member of the Asia-Pacific Procurement team. As IT Manager for Shell Downstream for Middle-East & South Asia, he was a member of the Shell Downstream CIO’s team anchored in London. Mr. Hyder has also worked in capacities other than HR Function. Apart from being a member of the PICG, he is also an independent Director on the Board of Clover Pakistan Ltd. He volunteers at The Citizens Foundation as subject-matter-expert on the HR Committee of the Board of Trustees since 2009, and on the MIT Educational Council since 2007.