About Us


OUR TEAM

• Has qualifications from internationally recognized prestigious institutes and universities
• Has diverse professional background and experience
• The IT team possesses more than 50 years of collective experience


The key personnel of the Swarm Management Team are:

Mohammad Ashraf – Founder Executive Director & Managing Consultant
B.Sc. (PU, Lahore), SDLC (UK), Oracle Databases/BI (UAE), EAM/ERP (UK/USA)

Mr. Mohammad Ashraf has over 43 years of IT experience, mainly in Oil/Gas and Power Generation (Nuclear & Non-Nuclear) sectors. He is proficient in Enterprise Asset Management (EAM - Ventyx PassPort/Asset Suite, IBM Maximo, SAP and Oracle eAM) systems and their integration with each other, EDM (FileNet/Documentum) and Legacy Systems. He also possesses an excellent proven record in SDLC, Unix/Linux, Infrastructure, Oracle Database Design & Management, DWH/BI, and Training.

Besides working as a Freelance Consultant, he has also served in the following companies as direct hire:

Wipro UK Limited (UK Based Offices) : Principal Technical Consultant (EAM - Nuclear)

ABB/Ventyx UK Limited (UK Based Offices) : Senior/Principal Technical Consultant (EAM/ERP - Nuclear Plants)

Indus International/Ventyx UK Limited (UK Based Offices) : Senior Technical Consultant - EAM (Oil/Gas, Power Generation/Distribution - Nuclear & Non-Nuclear)

Bilal Islamic University / Ishaq Memorial Trust Hospital (IMH), Lahore - Pakistan : General Manager, HoD IT & Member Executive Committee (IMH)

Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company (UAE) : Lead Systems Engineer & Systems Specialist/Coordinator

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company for Distribution (UAE) : Senior Systems Analyst

Details of Ashraf's work history can also be seen at the LinkedIn (http://uk.linkedin.com/in/ashrafmohammad).

Working as Senior/Principal Technical Consultant in the UK based organistations, he has performed EAM/ERP/CRM key leading roles in the following countries/companies:

UK: Indus/Ventyx Offices, British Energy and Magnox Nuclear sites
USA: Indus/Ventyx Offices and NextEnergy Power Plants
Canada: BC Hydro Nuclear Plants & Accenture Offices, Vancouver
Italy: AGIP – EniData, Milan
Czech Republic: APP Office - Prague & CEZ Power Plants
Hungary: Paks Nuclear Power Plant & Accenture Office, Budapest
Estonia: Eesti Energia, Tallinn
France: Electricity de France (EDF) Nuclear Power Plants, Paris
Romania: Cernavodă Nuclear Power Plant – CNE
U.A. E.: Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company (ADMA-OPCO)
Bahrain: Bahrain Petroleum Company (BAPCO)
Kuwait: Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) & Kuwait Gulf Oil Company (KGOC)


Fazal Choudhrey - Regional Director (UK & EU)

Mr. Fazal Choudhrey enjoys vast experience of business management and marketing in the UK. Currently, he is in the process of expanding Swarm’s operations in Britain and across Europe. His main objective is to create local and international opportunities for young IT graduates of Pakistan and AJK. He is keen on imparting our knowledge that we have gathered during the past four decades to the fresh graduates; IT Engineers in particular.


OUR EXPERTISE

• EAM/ERP - Ventyx PassPort & Asset Suite, IBM Maximo, Oracle eAM, SAP and many Open Source systems, like ODOO, xTuple, NetSuite, WorkWise.
• System Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
• Energy Trade and Risk Management (ETRM)
• Project Management
• Management of Operating Systems (Mainframes & Unix/Linux)
• Design and Management of Databases – Oracle, SQL Server, PostgreSQL and mySQL
• Data Warehousing & Business Intelligence
• Data Management, Data Load & Migrations
• Systems Integration - Heterogeneous ERP Systems, Doc Management Systems (FileNet, etc.) and Legacy Systems
• Infrastructure
• Website Design
• Content Management
• Technical and Functional Training
• Documentation - Requirements Gathering, Feasibility Study, Hardware Sizing Study, Systems Analysis & Design, Gap Analysis, System Specifications, Program Specifications, Customizations, Technical Plans, Implementation Plans, Performance Plans, Disaster & Recovery Management.


Praesidium Consultants

We also have a sister company, Praesidium Consultants (www.praesidiumconsult.com) that was established in 2007 and has its offices in Islamabad and Karachi. It has alliances with renowned international Management Consultants, Forensic Accounting/Revenue Assurance/Law Firms. It has a proven record of high standard services that were provided to Government of Pakistan (GOP), Auditor General of Pakistan, Ministry of Finance-GOP, Ministry of Communication-GOP, National Highway Authority-GOP, National Logistic Cell of Pakistan Army, Witribe Telecom, Pakistan Telecommunication Ltd (PTCL), Mobilink, Federal Board of Revenue-GOP, LT Engineering (LTE), National Engineering & Scientific Commission (NESCOM), and numerous private organisations.

Our Clients