Advisor / Chief Strategy Officer

  • Syed Hussain Haider

Syed Hussain Haider

Syed Hussain Haider has been working as a management and legal consultant for the past 19 years with various private and public sector organizations. He has been a management consultant with the Government of the Punjab since 15 years and has been extensively involved with reengineering and restructuring organizational processes in more than 9 Government Departments.

He has been actively associated as a Management Consultant / Principal Resource Person with the Management and Professional Development Department (The umbrella Training and Capacity Building Organization for Government of the Punjab) and was instrumental in its establishment in 2002 ,its subsequent development till 2013 and the formulation of the Cabinet Approved Training Strategy of Govt of Punjab, encompassing 1.2 million employees. He was an Associate Professor of Management and Law teaching M.Phil, MBA and M.Com students at University of Central Punjab for 8 years and as Principal Management Consultant developed the Research and Development Centre for University of Central Punjab. He teaches Institutional Development to MS / MPhil classes in Imperial University, Lahore and Strategic Management/Organizational Behaviour at LUMS. He has also been Principal Coordinator for all four Punjab Development Forums (Government of the Punjab) 2003-2007, has worked as a consultant with Punjab Resource Management Program (GoPb) and has been associated as a Policy Review Specialist and subsequently as Capacity Building & Training Expert with Asian Development Bank, Manila, Philippines. He is currently a resource person for Asian Development Bank, DFID (U.K), CIDA and numerous International Financial Institutions. He was HRM Consultant for the ASP-LUMS Program at Lahore University of Management Sciences and is involved in their Executive Trainings. As team leader ASP-RSPN , he re-engineered the Training Modules/Management Programs of Secretariat Training Institute, Islamabad( Govt Of Pakistan) and as team leader restructured the curriculum of WAPDA Administrative Staff College, Islamabad.

Mr. Hussain Haider has been pivotal in the establishment of Akhuwat Community College, Lahore and Youth Development Centre, Punjab House, Murree (Government of Punjab). He has been Executive Director, CQS (Pakistan) for more than 10 years. He is also Group Head Akhuwat Education Services (the largest interest free Microfinance Institution in Asia with more than 1 million beneficiaries). In the capacity of Project Director, he is developing a cutting edge Akhuwat University in Faisalabad/Lahore and Akhuwat Institute of Social Enterprise and Management. As Management Consultant to Punjab Educational Endowment Fund (PEEF), Government of Punjab and Punjab Welfare Trust for the Disabled (A consortium of 115 NGOs) he is catalyzing social change in society and facilitating the empowerment of the under privileged.

He has been a Master Trainer for Small and Medium Enterprise Development Authority, Government of Pakistan, Pakistan National Accreditation Council, Government of Pakistan, WAPDA Administrative Staff College, Islamabad, National Productivity Organization, Government of Pakistan, Man Power Training Institute, National Institute of Public Administration Lahore, Civil Service Academy, Lahore, National Institute of Management, Islamabad and Lahore, Government of the Punjab and National Accountability Bureau. He has also been associated as a resource person with Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry, British Council, Pakistan and Management Development Institute at Habib Bank Limited. He established the Human Resource and Training Division of Punjab Provincial Cooperative Bank Ltd., and has developed and implemented its pioneer MTO Program. He is a Certified Productivity Consultant and Certified Advocacy Trainer by Bar Council of England and Wales. He is a Certified Management Consultant and an International Resource Person for Asian Productivity Organization (Japan), Colombo Plan (Sri Lanka), Bank Rakyat (Malaysia), Academia Urbanisma (Malaysia) and National Productivity Council (Indonesia).

A United Nations University Alumni and an M.Phil in Corporate Governance, Masters in Public Policy, M.B.A, Masters in Political Science, LLB and PGD’s in HRM, Labour Laws, Applied Psychology and International Leadership. He has also completed the Social Enterprise Management Program and Health Enterprise Leadership Program from LUMS. He is engaged in numerous developmental activities and is a Board Member of different NGO’s along with being the Deputy Counsel General of Pakistan Institute of Human Rights.