IBA appoints new executive director.
Institute of Business Administration (IBA) has appointed a new Executive director Professor Dr.Syed Akbar Zaidi a renowned political economist and academic researcher for 4 years. The notification was issued by the Sindh department of universities and boards.
The appointment was done under an Act, the Sindh Universities and Institutes Laws Act 2018.
Dr Akbar Zaidi is an extra faculty appointed at IBA. Before coming to IBA, he had taught at the University of Oxford, Columbia University and John Hopkins University.
He has an academic experience of nearly thirty years during which he published different academic books and papers.
Professor Zaidi has written many books on the economy of Pakistan including; Pakistan’s Economic and Social Development: The Domestic, Regional and Global Context, Issues in Pakistan’s Economy, Military, Civil Society and Democratization in Pakistan.
He himself has taken his PhD and MPhil degree from the University of Cambridge back in 2009. Also he is associated to the social and development sector consultancy.
Everyone is expecting him to lead the university at a next level after Dr.Ishrat Hussain an Advisor to PM and former Governor State Bank Pakistan.
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