Management and HRM


Ext: 237


Room # 203, CBM Building, Second Floor


Expertise: Strategic Planning – Creating Competitive Advantage, Market Innovation – Creating New Market Space, Marketing Management – Creating Value

Javaid Ahmed is Advisor to the President / Sr. Fellow Strategy and Innovation and has been Chairperson of the Departments of Marketing and Management & HRD from 2003 to 2015. He is an (IFC) Certified Board Director, FCMI-Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute (UK), FCIM-Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (UK), Member of Mensa, and a UK Chartered Engineer. In 2020 he earned the Higher Education Teaching Certificate from the Harvard University Centre for Learning and Teaching.

He has an MBA with Distinction from Lancaster University Management School where his empirical research was awarded 1st prize by the now Chartered Management Institute – cited as “the most meritorious student”, and a BSc Engineering from King’s College, London. He has completed the 8 weeks Advanced Management Development Program from the Ashridge Business School, UK. He brings to academia over 28 years of a successful top management career with the multinational health care industry including over a decade in Switzerland, Malaysia, and the Philippines. In the Philippines, under his guard, his Company was nominated for the Asian Awards for excellence in marketing.

Javaid was the Lead initial Facilitator for the Aga Khan University on Broadening Medical Education and the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. In 2013, he led a team of applied researchers who received an Industry Grant of Rs. 2.3 million. He is the recipient of the 2013 Faculty Excellence Award of the International Association of Universities Presidents where the citation read “for extraordinary achievement in curriculum development and teaching for impact on society and industry”. He has served on the Jury of the Prime Ministers’ Corporate Award of Excellence. By invitation, he was admitted in 2016 to the Academic Union, Oxford. He has been the lead consultant for a major national conglomerate, a multinational construction company, and a University on the development of their Strategic Plans.

He is case research active in competitive strategy and value innovation, has supervised CBM’s MPhil research, and taught the pre-doctoral course on Strategy and Governance at IoBM. He has written two research-based dissertations and published twenty-four papers and articles. His researched case on the Transformation of the State Bank of Pakistan was published in the Sage Asian Journal of Management Cases. His co-authored researched case on creating new market space received the Best Paper Award 2nd Prize at the 15th South Asian Management Forum 2019.

Javaids’ engagement with Industry and Community Capacity Building includes delivery of forty-three professional presentations and workshops on Strategic Planning, Market Innovation, Leadership, and Management skills. He has thirty CPD activities to his credit.

His book, a 500 pages collection of his scholarly works is in the final draft.

Javaid says he is a facilitator, not a teacher nor an entertainer. A great believer in collaborative learning, his sessions engage participants in reflection and action leading to practical knowledge and skills.

He says he has had his share of disappointments!