Farhan Irshad

Chief Financial & Administrative Officer at MELWOOD HORTICULTURAL TRAINING CENTER INC

Farhan Irshad serves as Melwood’s Chief Financial and Administrative Officer and oversees all finance, contracting, legal, and risk management functions. Farhan has 20 years of global experience working in Asia, the Middle East, Eurasia, Latin America, Africa, and the United States of America in Operational functions.

Farhan joins Melwood after nearly eight years at HIAS, where he provided executive-level leadership, oversight, direction, and organization of internal operations and systems to cover administration, finance, human resources, and information technology.

Previously, Farhan spent 14 years at Save the Children, where his most recent position was Director of Continuous Improvement and Finance Systems. In addition, Farhan served at Save the Children International, a $2.2 billion NGO, as Head of Finance for International Programs in London. Farhan worked in financial and operational management positions at Save the Children’s offices in Afghanistan, Haiti, Iraq, Tajikistan, Pakistan, and Indonesia.


  • Chief Financial & Administrative Officer

    Current role