CEO & Director, Stimulus
Mehreen Shoaib serves as CEO Stimulus since 2009. She acts as a change agent & is a seasoned facilitator on challenging private/corporate and social development sector assignments. Her areas of expertise include designing and implementing change management initiatives, institutional capacity diagnostics, value-chain analysis and development; competency assessments, private and social sector partnership development, and sustainability, governance and socio-economic impact evaluation and monitoring. She is also works as senior consultant and facilitator at Funverks and senior partner at Navitus since 1998.
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 sustainability solutions to the social development community as well as private corporations, on the mandate of corporate social responsibility, governance & sustainability.
Mehreen has executed a variety of strategic interventions and projects across a range of stakeholders representing private, social and public sector institutions, enterprises, I/NGOs, including BSW – Bundeswerband Solarwirtschaft (German Solar Association); GIZ Pakistan, GIZ RAHA, GIZ REEE, Focus Humanitarian Assistance Pakistan, UNDP, Aga Khan Education Services Pakistan, Aga Khan University Hospital, Hashoo Foundation, Nizam Energy, Nestlé Pakistan, Telenor Microfinance Bank, ActionAid Pakistan, Acumen Fund, World Food Programme (WFP), Darul Sakun, UNICEF Education Pakistan, UNICEF Pakistan (SPO), Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund (PPAF), National Foods, Tapal Tea, Reckitt Benckiser Pakistan & Sri Lanka, 3M Pakistan, Mobilink (Vimplecom), Shell Pakistan, Pak-Arab Refinery (PARCO), HUB Power Company, Linde Group, SGS Pakistan, Schneider Electric Pakistan, Novartis Consumer Health Pakistan, Merck Pakistan, Deutsche Bank Pakistan, Ali Gohar Pharmaceuticals, 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, ABN AMRO Bank (now Faysal Bank), Hashoo Group of Hotels, etc.
She obtained her Masters from the University of Karachi in International Relations & Bachelors from DHA Degree College for Women in Psychology, Political Science and Education. She has attended various national and international courses and trainings, as well as presented as speaker on different forums – 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; “International Visitor Leadership Program [IVLP] – VOLUNTEERISM” – A Regional Project for South & Central Asia, Washington DC, USA; Off-Grid Experts Workshop (2015 & 2017), Memmingen, Germany (Solar – Renewable); Ostbayerisches Technologie Transfer Institut (OTTI), etc.
Mehreen is known for her persistent prowess at strategic partnership development, cause-marketing & negotiations and social impact evaluation with the objective to establish synergistic, long-term, mutually value-adding, sustainable alliances and associations.
She resides in Pakistan and travels across the world frequently for assignments and projects.