Yaser Arafat
Interim Assistant Manager, Operations 

​Mr Yaser Arafat joined the Aga Khan University’s (AKU) Department of Community Health Sciences (CHS) in November 2014 as an Assistant Manager. He supports administrative and financial affairs, including pre-and post-grant management, research project management, financial planning, and implementation. 

In addition to his current roles at CHS, from September 2022, Mr Arafat has joined the Brain and Mind Institute in an interim capacity. Working with a team with hubs in Kenya, Pakistan, and other locations globally, he supports the Institute’s operations for the South and East Asian geography. This includes but is not limited to Karachi, Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral. 

Professionally, Mr Arafat is an Associate Member of the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan and has rich experience in Cost and Financial management and working experience with top brand organizations within and outside Pakistan.​