Kamran Z. Rizvi

Kamran’s unconventional approach to organizational growth has positively contributed to some of the most unique institutions in Pakistan that challenge outdated viewpoints. This makes him a de-facto thought leader in his field, and he carries his message with utmost confidence, conviction and clarity.

He brings with him a wealth of cross-cultural management and leadership experience, having worked in Europe, South Asia and the Middle East for over three decades. He has also served clients across Pakistan in a range of sectors and industries. His learning and development interventions include facilitating sessions with Young Community Leaders in the UK, speaking in Toastmasters Clubs and conducting workshops for clients in the Middle East, Europe and North America. Kamran has not only led international assignments for Pakistani clients, but has also rolled out customized versions of international programs in Pakistan. He is also an Approved Training Resource for members of Young Presidents Organization, USA.

Kamran has conducted leadership, change management and trust building assignments with a number of clients, such as HBL, RB, Nestle, Total Parco, Pakistan Tobacco Company, Indus Motors, Crescent Bahuman, Jazz, Akzo Nobel and Engro Corp.

Executive and group coaching, which he has conducted and facilitated since 1996, is one of Kamran’s fortes. He has been enabling members of C-Suite and senior managers to perform better and achieve strategic goals. Over the years, leading organizations in the telecommunications, pharma, banking, FMCG and other industries have engaged him for this purpose, including Cisco, Getz Pharma, Jazz (formerly Mobilink), RB, Faysal Bank/ABN Amro, United Energy, and others.

Kamran obtained his MBA degree from the University of Strathclyde, where he majored in Organizational Development. In addition to that, he is also a graduate of Dale Carnegie Inc., and has attended courses at the JFK School of Government, Harvard University and the Wharton SMU Program in Singapore.

Author of five books on personal improvement and leadership, Kamran believes in developing oneself through reading and writing. He regularly contributes articles to Blue Chip, a leading business magazine.

He divides his time between Toronto, London and Islamabad.