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Dr. Imran Ali

Professor of Business Policy
Rector & Dean, KSBL

Dr. Imran Ali is the Professor of Business Policy and the Dean at Karachi School for Business & Leadership (KSBL). Prior to joining KSBL, Dr. Imran Ali was a Professor and the Director for Research Publications and the MBA Programs at Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). Dr. Ali has over 30 years of experience in the fields of research, national and international management and corporate consulting, education and teaching industries. Additionally, he has conducted several research studies, publications and papers…

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Dr. Jawaid A. Ghani

Professor of Strategy and Marketing Research &
Director EMBA Programme, KSBL

Dr Jawaid Ghani holds degrees in Computer Science and Management from MIT and Wharton School (U. Penn). He was a Professor at LUMS (1992-2012) where he taught in the areas of Strategy and Marketing, served as Dean of the Suleman Dawood School of Business, and held the Export Development …

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Dr. Rizwan Amin Sheikh

Professor of Practice
Director MBA Programme, KSBL

Prior to joining KSBL, Dr. Rizwan Amin Sheikh was an Assistant Professor and Director MBA Program at Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). He is a former Chairman & CEO of Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB), Government of the Punjab. He has also served as a Senior Manager at Deloitte Consulting, New York, USA which is a $3.0 billion management consulting firm with 12,000 employees worldwide. Deloitte Consulting is a sister company of Deloitte & Touche USA LLP, which is a $12 billion firm with 120,000 employees worldwide…

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Dr. Zeeshan Ahmed

Associate Professor of Finance & Acting Registrar, KSBL

Dr. Zeeshan Ahmed is an Associate Professor at KSBL. Prior to joining KSBL he was heading the undergraduate program in Accounting and Finance at Suleman Dawood School of Business, Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). Dr. Ahmed has over ten years of diverse experience including training, research and consultancy experience. After completing his MBA from IBA Karachi, he worked as a management consultant with Ferguson Associates, an affiliate firm of…

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Dr. Faheem Ul Islam

Associate Professor of Competitiveness and Strategy, KSBL

Dr. Islam has been an Associate Professor and Director of the MBA Programme at the Suleman Dawood School of Business (SDSB), Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) and was a Dean and Professor at the University of Management and Technology before joining KSBL. Dr. Islam is currently an Adjunct Professor at JAMK University’s School of Business and Services Management, Finland, and has been an Affiliate of the Harvard Business School’s Micro-economics of Competitiveness (MOC) network since 2006…

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Dr. Farzad Rafi Khan

Associate Professor of Strategy & Organisation, KSBL

Prior to joining KSBL, Dr. Khan was an Associate Professor at the Suleman Dawood School of Business, Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). He graduated with a PhD in Strategy and Organization from McGill University (Montreal, Canada) in 2005. Dr. Khan’s PhD dissertation was co-supervised by Professor Henry Mintzberg rated by the Financial Times of London as one of the top ten most important management …

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Dr. Ali Khalil Malik

Associate Professor of Finance, KSBL

Dr. Malik graduated from the Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, UK. Dr. Malik has about 6 years of experience in the fields of Financial Economics, Financial Engineering and Financial Risk Management. Additionally. …

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Dr. Asma Hyder Baloch

Assistant Professor of Labour Economics, KSBL

Dr. Asma Hyder Baloch is an Assistant Professor of Labour Economics at Karachi School for Business and Leadership. She did her PhD from NUST and Sussex University UK under a split PhD program in 2007. She is recipient of Fulbright J. William Award for International Understanding and did her Post…

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Dr. Muhammad Nadeem Javaid

Assistant Professor of Business Economics, KSBL

Dr. Javaid has over twelve years experience in higher education and financial industry. Prior to joining KSBL he was teaching Economic Policy & Business Dynamics and Business Development & Strategy to MBA classes at Suleman Dawood School of Business, Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). He has also worked as an adjunct faculty at SKEMA Business School, France; where he taught Organization…

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Dr. Muhammad Athar Siddiqui

Assistant Professor of Organisational Behaviour and HR Management, KSBL

Prior to joining KSBL, Dr. Muhammed Athar Siddiqui was an Assistant Professor at Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). He was also part of various academic and administrative committees at LUMS. Dr. Athar has over 10 years of experience in the fields of management and corporate consulting, education and teaching industries. Additionally, he has held supervisory and administrative positions…

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Sharick Ather Rahman

Teaching Fellow, KSBL

Mr. Rahman joined KSBL as a teaching fellow after graduating from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), Pennsylvania, US in 2013 on a Fulbright Scholarship. Prior to this, Rahman holds an experience of working for Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan…

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Visiting Faculty

Sami Farooq

Associate Professor in Operations Management (Center for Industrial Production, Aalborg University- Denmark) Visiting Faculty KSBL

Dr. Sami Farooq has been teaching operations management courses at Center for Industrial Production, Aalborg University, Denmark. He has over seven years of teaching and industry experience in the areas of operations management, supply chain & logistics, and technology management…

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Javed Jabbar

Thought leader in area of Corporate Brand Building and Growth
Visiting Faculty, KSBL

Javed Jabbar is well known in the corporate world as a thought leader in the area of corporate brand building and growth. He is experienced in a wide range of fields including the formulation and implementation of marketing communication strategies and advertising. He is the founder of and led for 20 years, MNJ Communications (Pvt.) Ltd., one of Pakistan’s and Asia’s trend-setting communications and advertising firms. Several of today’s leading brands were launched or promoted under…

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Saim Kashmiri

Visiting Faculty, KSBL

Dr. Kashmiri teaches Marketing at the University of Mississippi USA., besides having an engineering degree from MIT and an MBA from LUMS.Prior to this, he has worked in brand management and sales with Shell Oil, Procter & Gamble and Nestle in Pakistan and is very familiar with the Pakistani corporate landscape. Saim’s paper on family firms’ unique branding strategies…

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Hasan Irfan Khan

Director Member Board of Trustees
Asifa-lrfan Foundation
Visiting Faculty, KSBL

Mr. Hasan Irfan Khan is an advocate admitted to practice before the hon’ble Supreme Court of Pakistan and has been practicing corporate, commercial and Intellectual Property law since 1993. He is an internationally acclaimed lawyer and is legal adviser to a number of ‘Fortune 100′ and ‘Fortune 500′ Companies in Pakistan. He is member of the Board of Governors, World Wildlife Fund (WWF Pakistan) and Chair, Human Resource Committee since June 2008, and Member Executive Committee since April 2010….

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Kamal Munir

Reader in Strategy & Policy
Visiting Faculty, KSBL

Dr. Kamal Munir teaches innovation and change at Cambridge Judge Business School. His research interests are in social change, innovation and technological shifts in society. Dr. Munir has published articles in leading journals, he has written for newspapers and magazines and his work has been quoted and cited in forums such as BBC’s Hard Talk, and BusinessWeek. He is a senior editor of Organization Studies…

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Andy Neely

Fellow in Business Performance Measurement and Management, Cambridge Judge Business School
Deputy Director of the Advanced Institute of Management Research, UK
Visiting Faculty, KSBL

Professor Andy Neely teaches Enterprise Performance Management at Cambridge University’s Judge Business School. Professor Neely is widely recognised as one of the world’s leading authorities on organisational performance measurement and management. An author of over 100 books and articles, including Measuring Business Performance, published by The Economist, and The Performance Prism, published by the Financial Times, Professor Neely has won numerous awards for his research…

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Milan Pagon

Professor of Management
Visiting Faculty, KSBL

Dr. Milan Pagon is Professor of Management at the College of Business Studies, Al Ghurair University, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. His areas of research interest are leadership competencies and management of stress. He is currently involved with the University of Iowa’s neuro-leadership development programme in Italy, focusing on new research in neuroscience and their impact on management practice…

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Nelson Phillips

Chair in Strategy and Organisational Behaviour
Visiting Faculty, KSBL

Professor Phillips is the Head of the Organization and Management Group at Imperial College Business School as well as the Director of Executive Education. Prior to joining Imperial College Business School, he was the Beckwith Professor of Management Studies at the Judge Business School, University of Cambridge from 2002 to 2005 and an Associate Professor in the Strategy and Organisation Area at…

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Mark de Rond

Reader in Strategy and Organisation
Visiting Faculty, KSBL

Dr. de Rond teaches Development of High Performance Teams at the Judge Business School. He has been involved in teaching and research at Trinity College (University of Oxford), Wharton School (university of Pennsylvania) and Stanford University. His research interests are in human involvement in high performance environments. Dr. de Rond has consulted for major international corporations including Rolls Royce, IBM, and McKinsey. His papers have been published in several…

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Philip Stiles

University Senior Lecturer in Corporate Governance
Co-Director of the Centre for International Human Resource Management
Visiting Faculty, KSBL

Dr. Stiles teaches people management courses at Judge Business School at the University of Cambridge. He has developed the Global Human Resource Research Alliance, a research group involving 30 major globally recognized companies such as IBM, Proctor and Gamble, Unilever, Siemens, British Telecom, General Mills and IKEA. The research carried out was to show how human capital integrates with key dimensions of social and organizational capital…

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Jonathan Trevor

University Lecturer in Human Resources & Organisations Co-Director of the Centre for
International Human Resources Management
Visiting Faculty, KSBL

Dr. Trevor’s principal research area is in organizational development, human resource innovation and strategic human resource management. Particular contribution to knowledge has been to identify both innovative and best HR practices within companies, and show how human capital integrates with key dimensions of social and organisational capital. He has been published in FT ranked peer reviewed field journals including Human Resource Management. He is the author of a number of book chapters…

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