Independent Consultant, Afaq Ahmed Training and Consulting, Karachi, Pakistan
Afaq Ahmed is a trainer, consultant and an author specializing in operational excellence, quality management and continuous improvement with 30 years plus experience in wide variety of industries including last 15 years with Aramco as a strategic transformation professional. He developed and implemented an Operational Excellence Management Systems (OEMS) and auditing methodology. He has proven expertise in process improvements and supply chain performance enhancements. He is the author of several articles for International quality magazines. He has presented in International quality events in United States and Gulf countries. He is an author/reviewer of the ASQ Quality Auditor and Quality Engineer and Calibration Technician certification examinations. He is on the Exemplar Global QM committee member and is listed on its honor board. He is the recipient of several awards and recognitions from US multinationals and Aramco. He earned a master's degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles. He is a senior member of ASQ. He is an ASQ-certified manager of quality/organizational excellence, quality engineer and quality auditor. He is an Exemplar Global-certified skill examiner and quality management systems lead assessor.