Consultant and Independent Practitioner
Ajmal has worked in international development, program and project management, policy analysis and evaluation, for more than fifteen years. He has worked with organizations in Canada and abroad. He has conducted consulting assignments for Asian Development Bank, US Agency for International Development (USAID), Department for International Development (UK) and Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) directly or through their funded projects. He holds a Masters in Development Planning (Practice), University of Queensland, Australia and a Masters in Economics from Pakistan.
Ajmal is a qualified medical doctor with a passion to contribute to social change, community empowerment, and public health of marginalized communities. He is a tackler of large problems with collaborative, sustainable, local solutions. He has lived, travelled and worked in Canada, Australia, USA, South Asia, China, Thailand, South Korea and Philippines. He is currently associated with Four Worlds Center for Development Learning, Fig Tree Foundation and teaches in Continuing Education at Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT), Calgary.
Areas of Expertise: governance, public sector and non-profit, project planning and management, comprehensive social and economic development planning, use of tacit knowledge and Innovative means for community education and health, corporate social responsibility, international trade and development, capacity building and change management.