Dr. Bilal Ahmed, Economist and earned Ph.D. in Economics from University of Karachi. He is a passionate researcher and professional in field of Industry-Academia Linkages through innovation and commercialization. He also worked as Director Research & Policy in FPCCI and having in-depth of trade, industry, and services and how academic linkages with industry can be capitalized into the welfare of society and business development in the economy.
He also worked as a consultant in local and global institutions including government projects in the field of Socioeconomic Research, Economics Freedom, Sustainable Development, Governance, Local Government, Decentralization, and Project Management — leaded tens of research projects.
Dr. Bilal has extensive experience of cross-sectional large scale surveys and studies in area of education, health, sustainable development, social economics and trade issues. During which he got the experience to conduct the hundreds of one-to-one interviews with respondents throughout country and region.
He is founder of HOW MUCH PAKISTAN initiative to describes the Pakistan with “Fact and Figures” in innovative and modern presentation. The primary purpose of this initiative is to address the question of progress and public awareness to contribute in economic development of Pakistan. Therefore, it is planned to address the 300+ basic indicators of Pakistan in context of How Much.
Dr. Bilal presented Islamic Republic of Pakistan internationally in tens of conferences and global trade forums. He also appears on national and international television on issues of economy and development. He is passionate “Distance-Cyclist” and travelled through cycle around country and selected cities of China, Central Asia and Europe.