Syed Khalid Mahmood has had passion for writing and sports for long. He joined the mainstream journalism in 1987 and his first book was published later the same year. After having studied at the famed institutions like Cadet College Petaro and Delhi College, he graduated in civil engineering from the prestigious NED University of Engineering & Technology, Karachi, in 1986. He has earned greater fame and recognition in the field of media being acclaimed as a leading international sports and travel writer, having worked for some of the eminent newspapers like The Frontier Post and The News International besides a brief stint with The Mississauga News. He has already authored 10 books viz Cricket Fever: A History of Pakistan-India Tours (2008); Mission Caribbean: A Guide to ICC Cricket World Cup 2007 (2007); World Cup 2003: Top of the Charts (2005); Spotlight on World Cup 2003 (2005); World Cup 1999: So Near Yet So Far (2000); Pakistan’s Sports Greats (1997); Pakistan: The Land of World Champions (1995); Pakistan’s Triumph in World Cup 1992 (1993); The Caribbean Challenge: A History of Pakistan-West Indies matches (1989) and Focus on World Cup (1987 and 1994).
He has had an active social life throughout. Having founded The Young Champs in 1984 he became the Charter President of the Rotary Club of Karachi Airport in 2008. Besides being the President of the NED Alumni Association he is also the Joint Secretary of the Delhi College & Schools Old Boys Association.
Ahmad Fuad is working for Pakistan’s largest cellular company, Mobilink, as a Corporate Training Specialist. He has a vast experience of conducting trainings nationwide from entry level to the higher management of Customer Care, Sales, Human Resource, Admin, Corporate Accounts, Contact Centers, Customer Care Centers and Backend offices for different organizations like Mobilink, Daily Khabrain, LINKdotNet & Beacon House etc
He has delivered lectures at University of the Punjab and University of Central Punjab on Leadership and on Future of new Generation. He is a regular writer of Business and Sports pages of Daily Express Tribune and Manager Today. He has worked as a professional sports journalist for Daily Khabrain and has been writing bi-lingual articles since 1996 in different national and international News-papers & Magazines (Daily Nation, Daily Times, Daily News, Daily Nawa-e-Waqt, Urdu Magazine, World Times, Urdu Digest etc)
He has worked as an assistant manager at Quality Assurance and Training Dept, Team Lead & Team Coordinator at Mobilink. He has also been working closely with Human Resource Organization Development department on executing different trainings to achieve company’s overall objectives. He is known as a motivational speaker and a soft skills trainer who believes in bringing improvement in attitudes through analysis & trainings.
Rai Muhammad Azlan is blogger and a potential Entrepreneur. He calls himself an “Icon in the Making”. He is currently studying Marketing from University of the West of England. He is a proud Pakistani. His love for books, old buildings and sports forced him to express views over how world is shaping around him.