An economist by training and a data enthusiast by hobby, Asim has been working in International development for the last 5 years in strategic and operational functions.
His speciality is data applications for development program design and improvement and has worked in over 10 countries.
He has consulted with the World Bank, Norwegian Development Agency (NORAD), USAID, and local NGOs.
He currently works as Urban Development Specialist at the Islamic Development Bank, where he looks after projects in Bangladesh, Iran, and Bahrain.
Asim holds a Masters in International Development from Harvard University and a Bachelors in economics from Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan. He currently lives in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.