Arbab Zahid is a member of the renowned, highly respected and well-connected political Arbab family from Khyber Pukhtun Khwa Province in Pakistan. He graduated from Peshawar University and after a brief spell in the army, Zahid built a successful private business career. He is currently Captain of the Islamabad Golf Club and an Honorary Secretary of the Federal Golf Association in Pakistan. He has two daughters who live in Sydney, Australia and Seattle, USA, and a son, who works for a leading Telco company having just graduated from law school. While living in Islamabad, he maintains close family links in Khyber Pukhtun Khwa Province, and through his business connections has also travelled widely in Europe, America, Asia and Australia.
Benjamin Gilmour is a degree-qualified ambulance paramedic with 20-years of frontline experience working in twelve nations, culminating in his bestselling book 'Paramedico - Around the World by Ambulance'. His long association with Pakistan began after a year living there in 2005 while shooting his award-winning feature drama film 'Son of a Lion' and writing the accompanying book 'Warrior Poets' about making this film in the FATA. Benjamin has a close working relationship with numerous Pakistani NGOs and is a consultant for Rescue 1122, Pakistan's state funded emergency rescue and medical service. He has also rcently graduated from the University of Queensland with a Master in International Public Health (MIPH).