Ahmad is a Transport and Climate Research Fellow at the WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities. He is working on a research project tracking private investment in transportation infrastructure globally and knowledge initiatives related to climate finance and sustainable transportation.
He has worked with the Urban Transport team at the World bank Group where he was part of major capacity building initiative for senior Urban Transport policymakers in developing countries. Ahmad has also previously worked in investment banking and financial advisory with KASB-Merrill Lynch Pakistan and Crosby Capital Pakistan (now Aequitas Limited). He has executed transactions over US$2,000mn in Urban Housing, Agriculture, Transportation and Power, including over 400MW of Hydro, Solar, and Co-Gen projects in South Asia and East Africa.
Ahmad holds a Master of Public Administration from the University of Pennsylvania's Fels Institute of Government, USA and B.Sc in Economics from the Lahore School of Economics, Pakistan.
Ahmad takes keen interest in cricket and also plays in a local league.
Lahore, Pakistan is on a dangerous path toward a future of urban highways, underpasses, and flyovers that will eventually suffocate the city. By prioritizing car-centric infrastructure through new development contracts, the city is making traffic congestion, air pollution, and road ...