Diversified professional experience of sixteen years initially in social sector, later in public sector with prime focus on private sector development for job creation and for sustained Economic activity. Private Sector’s critical role to incentivize good governance has remained my focus. Extensive experience of working at all the levels in the public sector from Federal to Provincial down to Local level (worked from the trenches).
Rich experience in coordinating high value projects remained head of ‘China Pak Economic Corridor (CPEC)’ Cell in Board of Investment (BOI) PM Office Islamabad. Working on ‘Silk Route Business Center’ proposal with some US based companies.
Focus on ‘Science of Implementation,' remained involved in Policy making as well as Policy implementation, worked on ‘Special Economic Zone Act 2012’ at BOI. Afterwards helped Govt. of Sindh to establish Pakistan’s first Agro-based Special Economic Zone (K-SEZ), along with a ‘Market’ with combined investment of $ 10 Million. These projects within Agriculture Sector are expected to generate more than 1000 jobs (many more indirectly along the supply and demand chain). In the spirit of ‘University-Industry’ linkage working with ‘Skill Development University’ District Khairpur Sindh and K-SEZ, for customized training's of the industrial zone. CSF USAID Pakistan provided technical support for these projects. I have passion for Agriculture, lately submitted this model: ‘Diversifying Rural Economies’ to World Bank Head Quarters Washington D.C USA.
Committed to Research and development did my second Masters in Governance (first in Economics) during 2007-2008 from Royal Holloway College, University of London United Kingdom, received British Council Chevening scholarship.
Teaching as Visiting Faculty, at Iqra University Islamabad. Assisting the University to introduce 'Master's in Development Practice (MDP)' in affiliation with Columbia University New York.
I am basically job creation specialist!
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