Dr. Nadeem Javaid Co-opted Member

Akbar Ayub Khan

Dr. Javaid holds a PhD in “Economics” and MS in “Innovation and Industrial Dynamics” from the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, France. Dr. Javaid has over 20 years of experience in academia, financial industry, consulting, and policymaking.

Currently, he holds the office of the Chief Economist, Government of Pakistan with the responsibility to advise the highest decision-making forums such as Central Development Working Party (CDWP), Executive Committee of National Economic Council (ECNEC), National Economic Council (NEC) and Federal Cabinet. He had the privilege to be in the same role from August 2014 to October 2018.

Prior to join the Government, he was serving as Professor of Economics and Business Strategy at Karachi School for Business and Leadership (KSBL). During the past, Dr. Javaid also served as an Advisor to the Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reform. Moreover, he has central banking experience at the State Bank of Pakistan where he conducted compliance and risk-based on-site inspections of banks and non-banking financial institutions of the country.

Further, Dr. Javaid has taught to postgraduates and executives at Suleman Dawood School for Business, Lahore University of Management Sciences and SKEMA Business School, France. Dr. Javaid has also served as an Associate Dean at KSBL.

He regularly contributes as a resource person in various capacity building trainings of senior Government officials at the National Institute of Management, National School of Public Policy, National Defense University and Air War College.

Dr. Javaid has published in the Journal of Evolutionary Economics, Journal of South Asian Studies, International Journal of Food and Agricultural Economics. His several other scholarly contributions are under