Meet Our Team

Matt Nissley

Managing Director


Matt Nissley is a Certified Public Accountant, licensed by the State Board of Accountancy in Pennsylvania, USA. He started his career in 2008 at an accounting firm where he quickly advanced in the accounting and audit department, performing audits and preparing tax returns for NGOs and businesses in many different industries. Matt proceeded to join an international microfinance network and traveled around the world to consolidate numerous subsidiaries into a single set of consolidated financial statements. Through these opportunities Matt gained extensive experience implementing and strengthening financial systems for small and mid-sized businesses. Matt has lived in Afghanistan continuously since 2013 and has learned the language and culture while using his professional knowledge to serve a broad range of organizations in Afghanistan.

We are here to provide the financial services necessary to help entrepreneurs in Afghanistan succeed.

Ezatullah Zaki

Financial Manager


Ezatullah Zaki graduated from Kabul University in 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and is partially ACCA-qualified. Prior to joining Quest Financial Services in 2015, Ezatullah worked for three years with Hope For Life Microfinance Company where his high level of performance led to multiple promotions and significant leadership responsibility as Financial Controller. Ezatullah specializes in general financial management including policies and procedures, internal controls, general ledger reconciliations, accrual accounting, efficient monthly close, financial reporting, and Afghan tax law. Ezatullah has set up financial systems for multiple Afghan businesses and NGOs during his time with Quest, demonstrating his proficiency in technical matters while providing mentoring and ongoing support to client finance staff and internal Quest team members. Ezatullah now serves as a member of Quest’s Leadership Team.

We are here to provide the financial services necessary to help entrepreneurs in Afghanistan succeed.

Shamim Ali

Administrative Supervisor


Shamim Ali gained significant experience in administration by serving simultaneously as the Assistant Director of the London Educational Academy and Principal of the London English Grammar High School for seven years in Quetta, Pakistan. After returning to Afghanistan in 2012, she worked for four years with the Business Innovation Hub of AUAF, responsible for general administration as well as providing BDS services to three Afghan businesses. Shamim joined Quest in 2018 and currently oversees all of Quest’s administrative functions with excellence. Shamim also serves as a member of Quest’s Leadership Team

We are here to provide the financial services necessary to help entrepreneurs in Afghanistan succeed.

Jahanzeeb Fitrat

Accounting Supervisor


Jahanzeeb Fitrat is a partially ACCA-qualified finance professional with a Bachelor’s Degree focused in Accounting and Finance from Oxford Brookes University earned in 2018. He is highly experienced with a demonstrated 7+ year history of working in NGOs and the utilities and financial services industries. He is skilled in developing financial systems, financial reporting, IFRSs, financial management, financial analysis, auditing, internal controls, professional skepticism, budgeting, risk management, performance measurement, taxation, communication, and commercial acumen.

We are here to provide the financial services necessary to help entrepreneurs in Afghanistan succeed.

Alijan Safari

Senior Accountant


Alijan Safari graduated from Pune University in India in 2014 with a Bachelor of Business Administration, and is currently close to completing his MBA from Bakhtar University in Kabul. Alijan has four years of professional experience, having worked at Poshak Instanbul as a Senior Finance Officer and gaining extensive experience in managing QuickBooks for a 250+ employee organization before joining Quest as a Senior Accountant in 2018. Alijan has assisted with QuickBooks setups and is currently managing QuickBooks and tax work for several of Quest’s client.

We are here to provide the financial services necessary to help entrepreneurs in Afghanistan succeed.

Sohrab Rahimi

Deputy Admin Officer


Sohrab Rahimi is doing his bachelors in Computer Science at Allama Institute of Higher Education with an anticipated finish date of 2019. He also has a diploma in information technology (DIT) from Microsoft Education Center. Sohrab has more than three years of professional experience in Administration which includes working as an Office Assistance with Arghandewal Printing Press and then joining Quest as Deputy Admin Officer with Quest in 2017. He is also familiar working with programing languages including Java, C++, C, MY SQL Server, SQL Server, and Oracle.

We are here to provide the financial services necessary to help entrepreneurs in Afghanistan succeed.