AAN Associates | Partners in Knowledge Innovation
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AAN Associates’ operates as a ‘Social Enterprise’, where the work is driven by motivation to facilitate and enable development partners to explore innovative, sustainable and contextually relevant solutions to development challenges. For this we consider ourselves as ‘Partners’ in knowledge innovation. AAN Associates has seen significant growth in the portfolio over last few years, which is both humbling and inspirational. The success has made us look for new models and approaches for sustainable growth in portfolio. Simultaneously, AAN Associates is charting new territories to further broaden our portfolio and profile. Read more ..

Development Consulting

This division offers a whole range of development consulting services.

Dev. Communication &Tech

The division specializes in information technology and development communication.



Leading consultants enabling partners in pursuit of sustainable development results.


Engage with partners in pursuit of sustainable development results by extending services with demonstrated professionalism, innovativeness, complete integrity and ethics, and continually exceeding expectations.


  • Working with change leaders
  • Service excellence through associates’ network
  • Innovative and sustainable solutions & client capacity development
  • Building bonds – from clients to partners
  • Respect and Integrity


The policy and strategy planning services include policy formulation, strategy development, strategic and operational planning and budgeting, technical assistance in implementing the policy and organizational reforms. The focus has so far been on public sector policy and strategy planning, public private partnerships and networking.

The services include country, programme and project development (using RBM, HRBP,. LFM, and others), fund management, establishing and managing project/programme implementation units/vehicles. Moreover, grant proposal writing, technical assistance for resource mobilizations, developing and managing strategic partnerships, developing contract management guidelines including quality assurance mechanisms, compliance management systems and training, and reporting.

AAN provides specialized research, monitoring and evaluation services. The key services include thematic, operational, formative, and other researches. The monitoring and evaluation services include design and assessment of monitoring systems, baselines, varied types of reviews and evaluations such as mid-term, end term, formative, ex-post, impact, and others.

The services include AAN’s niche area of expertise includes organizational reviews, change management, Restructuring restructuring and reforms, development of policy and operational guidelines and manuals, training in operations systems, knowledge management (by producing knowledge documents), and capacity development in other areas.

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our team


Nadeem Haider

Managing Director

Mr. Haider is a senior development consultant with over 17 years of professional experience in management, advisory, and consulting roles. Mr. Haider, has worked with and been engaged on short/medium term consulting work with range of development stakeholders including bi/multilateral donors, UN agencies, statutory and non-profit organizations and public sector partners.


Amna Wasem

Managing Partner

Amna wasim holds a bachelor’s degree from Høgskolen of Hedmark and is educationist by profession. Over 10 years of experience working in public and private sector. She has thorough competency of cultural diversity and understanding with a solid know how of corporate communications, public relations and marketing ranging to administration, recruitment and training.


Asmat Ali Gill

Manager Projects Management

Mr. Asmat Gill brings diverse academic background with Masters in Public Health Economics & Management and pharmacy. With over 15 years of experience, Mr. Gill brings evaluation and researching experience and has remained involved in design of research and evaluation, survey management, field data collection, analysis and reporting.


Yasir Afzal

Manager Development Communication & Technology

Mr. Yasir Afzal brings 13 years of national and international technical and management oversight experience with institutions of IT and Media Industry. The portfolio includes IT, Broadcast IT, Management and Technical, and others with leading IT stakeholders & TV channels i.e. Geo TV Network, Rohi TV. Mr. Afzal holds Master’s Degree IT, and is a Certified Microsoft System Engineer.

Latest Project

Promoting Child Rights in Cotton Farming Area

UNICEF Pakistan works alongside government and community-level partners to implement the IKEA Foundation (IKEAF) funded project to promote children’s rights in Pakistan’s main cotton farming regions. AAN is expected to evaluate the IKEAF Programme of Child Protection in Cotton Farming area. Evaluation, Child Protection, Education, Community Mobilization, Advocacy,

Child Protection Systems Mapping and Assessment in FATA

The objective of this assignment is to work with the steering committees and working group in FATA to implement the exercise ensuring its effective and timely completion to strengthen the country’s child protection system. Child Protection, Mapping and Assessment, Gap Analysis, Public Advocacy, Strategic Planning. FATA, KP and Islamabad

Evaluation of Community Based Child Centered DRR (CB-CCDRR) Programming in Pakistan

Save the Children Denmark (SCD) in collaboration with Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA) with particular focus on improving the resilience of children and other relevant stakeholders since 2011. AAN is expected to map the extent of reduction in children’s vulnerability to hazards, which have been built through investments on children’s families and communities coping strategies including climate change adaptation.


Corporate Social Responsibility

AAN, being a responsible entity is committed to contributing to the larger societal results. This we demonstrate through putting serious efforts in our work and taking responsibility for what we do. Moreover, we encourage staff and consultants to contribute whatever way and extent they can. AAN contributes by offering matching contributions, which mostly get spent on disadvantaged. The focus remains on enabling those benefitting from the assistance to become self-reliant, for which major contributions go towards education. The assistance prioritises the team members and those related/known to them.

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