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Our Leadership

SMB Services is led by individuals who heartedly commit themselves to the building of scalable partnerships with you, designed to unleash business potential.

Shanzeh Shunaid Director

Shanzeh Shunaid

Director

Shanzeh is an industry observer at heart with the mind of an entrepreneur. She has acquired expertise handling sales and marketing for a B2C start-up, co-founding an innovative home-financing program, and consulting for Ethos Giving, a leading LA social impact consultancy firm. In all of these experiences, the one constant has been the drive to design sustainable solutions for the people who need them the most.

At SMB Services, Shanzeh serves as Director. Her duties include strategizing on internal goals, ensuring the fulfilment of client needs and collaborating with key partners and stakeholders on implementing company vision. She respects her team and their ideas, and in turn, they value her advice, holding themselves accountable to equally soaring standards.

Shanzeh holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and International Studies from Bryn Mawr College, and a Masters in Business and Social Impact from the University of Southern California. 

In her time off, Shanzeh reads to keep up with market trends, catches every sports game she can and enjoys walking her dog, Milo.

Team role: “Let’s brainstorm and fix it”

Husnain Kazmi | COO |

Husnain Kazmi

Chief Operating Officer

Professionally an accountant, Husnain has spent twenty-one years specializing in financial accounting, reporting and decision-making for FMCG’s, food processing and textile industries, and leading accounting firms like Deloitte and EY. An ICAEW member and ACCA Fellow, he has most recently served a decade as CFO for a growing corporate conglomerate. 

At SMB Services, Husnain takes on the role of Chief Operating Officer. He is responsible for executing company strategy, optimizing core competence and empowering his team. They enjoy his company but are extra diligent when in close proximity, a dichotomy he delights in as it, “keeps the wheels turning”.

Outside the office, Husnain enjoys social work and the practice of alternative sciences. Mention reiki at your own risk.

Often found advising: “Diligence and quality – The twin uncompromisables!”

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Shanzeh Shunaid

Founder & CEO

Shanzeh is an industry observer at heart with the mind of an entrepreneur. She has acquired expertise handling sales and marketing for a B2C start-up, co-founding an innovative home-financing program, and consulting for Ethos Giving, a leading LA social impact consultancy firm. In all of these experiences, the one constant has been the drive to design sustainable solutions for the people who need them the most.

At SMB Services, Shanzeh serves as CEO. Her duties include strategizing on internal goals, ensuring the fulfillment of client needs and collaborating with key partners and stakeholders on implementing company vision. She respects her team and their ideas, and in turn, they value her advice, holding themselves accountable to equally soaring standards.

Shanzeh holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and International Studies from Bryn Mawr College, and a Masters in Business and Social Impact from the University of Southern California. 

In her time off, Shanzeh reads to keep up with market trends, catches every sports game she can and enjoys walking her dog, Milo.

Team role: “Let’s brainstorm and fix it”

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Husnain Kazmi

CO-Founder & COO

Professionally an accountant, Husnain has spent twenty-one years specializing in financial accounting, reporting and decision-making for FMCG’s, food processing and textile industries, and leading accounting firms like Deloitte and EY. An ICAEW member and ACCA Fellow, he has most recently served a decade as CFO for a growing corporate conglomerate. 

At SMB Services, Husnain takes on the role of Chief Operating Officer. He is responsible for executing company strategy, optimizing core competence and empowering his team. They enjoy his company but are extra diligent when in close proximity, a dichotomy he delights in as it, “keeps the wheels turning”.

Outside the office, Husnain enjoys social work and the practice of alternative sciences. Mention reiki at your own risk.

Often found advising: “Diligence and quality – The twin uncompromisables!”

Shehzor-Langah

Shehzor Langah

Business Intelligence Specialist

Shehzor, an ACCA Fellow, has gained eight years of industry experience in Big Data & Analytics working for US-based companies in industries such as FMCG’s, online retailers, and risk advisory services.

At SMB Services, Shehzor serves as a Business Intelligence Specialist. Overseeing the Data Analytics and Business Intelligence department, he mentors his team through hurdles ensuring that each project is a resounding success. A combination of competitive financial and solutions design aptitude, he is a high-achieving asset on a team that relies on his prowess for adaptability.

In his spare time, Shehzor gives back by volunteering at a local study group, teaching children about all things technology-related.

Voted Most Likely To: Persevere whatever the circumstances

Saleh Danial | SMB Services

M Saleh Danial

Accounting and Financial Modeling Specialist

Saleh is a finance and audit professional with eight years’ experience, working for globally recognized law and accounting firms, like EY.

At SMB Services, Saleh serves as an Accounting and Financial Modeling Specialist. He is the key point of contact for managing client accounts, delegating tasks to relevant team members and bringing sound advice to all scenarios. The decider of hung votes, the team trusts his technical ability.

When not working, Saleh plays Dota 2, believes in giving back to the community by volunteering at a local hospital to build a financial structure, and treating himself by catching up on sleep.

Best described as: “As integral as integrity!”

Alina Iqbal Surti

Senior Business Partner

Alina is a qualified ACMA and CGMA. She brings 11+ years of field experience in Accountancy & Finance with a career spanning Audit & Assurance for firms such as EY, leading Finance functions of law firms, IT companies and Logistic companies. Alina has successfully led large teams from all factions of society, gaining hands-on experience of organizing a multitude of unstructured and non-functional departments.

At SMB services, Alina serves as a Senior Business Partner. She believes that her leadership role can change the corporate atmosphere. Consistently focused on knowledge sharing and team building, the team relies on her to provide real time support and analysis; thereby being a trusted adviser and adding value that will assist in swift decision making. Simultaneously, she harmonizes the accounts function to a path of constant productivity.

When she is not playing with numbers you will find her reading, travelling, or working on providing access to education for underprivileged girls.

Favourite mantra: “Life is no fun without challenges.”

Rahema Akbar

Digital Marketing Specialist

Rahema Akbar brings seven years of experience in the Digital and Design industry. She has done her Master’s in Advertising and her Bachelor’s in Fine Arts. She has a creative background with proficient expertise in Designing, Branding, Creative Content Strategy, Digital Account Management, and Social Media Strategies.

At SMB Services, Rahema serves as Digital Marketing Specialist. Her goal is to generate compelling ideas for creatives and social media platforms, devise and execute new strategies and keep up with all the current marketing trends.

In her leisure time, she enjoys painting, spending time with family, and hanging out with friends.

Shaikh Nidhal- Head of Digital

Nidhal Shaikh

Digital Marketing Specialist

Nidhal is a Google Certified Marketer with over 14 years of experience in the Digital Marketing industry. With an MBA degree under his belt, he has worked in several areas including Digital, Marketing, Branding, Advertising, PR and E-commerce, gaining expertise in providing strategic SEO, SEM and PR marketing solutions.

At SMB Services, Nidhal leads the Digital Marketing department. With serious Digital Marketing FOMO, he likes to keep himself equipped and ahead of all the latest trends and practices. He is often surrounded by his team, brainstorming and executing new strategies, while catering to a multitude of digital marketing requirements for our clients.

During his free time, Nidhal enjoys taking online courses, playing video games and cooking up a nice hearty meal to treat himself at the end of a long, tiring day.

Dubbed as: “Our in-house multitasking proponent”

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