Name: Mian Ahsan Ahmad

College: Heinz College

Major: Policy and Management

Class: 1st Year Masters

Cities (towns, villages, islands, etc.) you've lived:
Lahore, Karachi, Peshawar, Islamabad, Rahim Yar Khan

Final Project

Proactive governance model for Khyber Pakhtun Khwa, Pakistan
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Prior development experience (if any):

I have no prior experience working in the development sector. I did study development economics though during my time as an Economics major in my undergraduate studies.I also have a years work experience but that was in the corporate sector as a Sales Manager for Unilever Pakistan Ltd, a multinational FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) company.

Interests in development:

I mainly have a focus towards poverty alleviation and how we can use patient capital, a term coined by the Acumen Fund, to help empower communities towards self sustainability.