Capt. Syed Hashim Raza Rizvi (R)
Executive Vice President, Programs (OCONUS)
Captain Hashim Raza (R) joined Swiftships in September 2015 after 27 years of service in the Operations Branch of the Pakistan Navy. He is a distinguished graduate of both Pakistan Naval Academy and Pakistan Navy War College. He is also a graduate of the Joint Services Command & Staff College, UK. His academic qualifications include MSc (War Studies), MA (Defence Studies) from Kings College, UK and PGD in Strategic Management & Leadership from CMI, UK. He is a communications and Electronic Warfare (EW) specialist. Captain Hashim has rich experience in a variety of fields, such as Maritime Warfare, Operational Research & Analysis, Security, HRM, Training, QA & QC, Internal & External Audits, etc.
Captain Hashim has about 10 years of experience in sailing and commanding on small, medium and large warships, the including being the Commanding Officer of a Guided Missile Destroyer (DDG). He also has an extensive experience of conducting military and training that includes over 5 years as instructor at Pakistan Naval Academy and 1 1/2 years as its Deputy Commandant. He was also a Senior Instructor of Maritime Affairs, Military Strategy and Warfare at the Pakistan Navy War College as well. Being an experienced mariner, Captain Hashim’s presence helps in understanding and accommodating practitioners’ perspective in products and services rendered by Swiftships.