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Dr. Zeeshan Ahmed

Dean, KSBL
Associate Professor, Finance & Accounting
PhD, Mississippi State University, USA
CFA, MBA (IBA Karachi)

Zeeshan Ahmed
Dr. Zeeshan is the Dean and an Associate Professor at KSBL. Prior to joining KSBL, he was heading the undergraduate program at Suleman Dawood School of Business, LUMS.

Dr. Zeeshan has over 20 years of diverse experience in teaching, training, consulting and research. After completing his MBA from IBA Karachi, he worked as a management consultant with Ferguson Associates, an affiliate firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers. He completed his Ph.D. from Mississippi State University, US in the discipline of Finance. Professionally, he is a CFA and has also passed all CPA examinations – the two most respected professional qualifications in Finance and Accounting respectively.

His two-decade-long experience as an academic comprises teaching and training using a variety of pedagogical techniques (including case method) at top business schools in Pakistan including KSBL, IBA and LUMS. He has also been influential in shaping the curriculum for business education at these schools.

There are several areas in which Dr. Zeeshan has designed and conducted executive training workshops. Some notable mentions are Finance for Non-Financial Managers, Corporate Financial Management, Management Development Program, Understanding Corporate Financial Statements, Islamic Finance, and Accounting for Executives.

Dr. Zeeshan also serves on the Board of Institute of Financial Markets Pakistan (IFMP) SECP, CPD Committee of Institute of Chartered Accountants Pakistan (ICAP) and academic council of IBA Centre for Excellence in Islamic Finance (CEIF).

Specialization & Research Interests:

Financial Reporting, Corporate Finance, Leadership, Islamic Finance, Microfinance, Capital Markets, Personal Excellence and Business Ethics.