Consultant + Behavioral Economist


Harvard University

Masters in Public Administration / Intl. Development

  • Recipient of AKF Scholarship (over $100k)
  • Teaching Fellow for Professor Larry Summers & Greg Mankiw
  • Research Assistant for Professor Max Bazerman
  • Course Assistant for Professor Jeff Frankel & Michael Woolcock
  • Instructor for Ec970 (Behavioral Econ) and Ec10 (MicroEcon)
  • Carleton College

    B.A in Economics & Political Science

  • Recipient of Starr Scholarship (over $200k)
  • Magna Cum Laude with Distinction in Economics
  • Davis Peace Prize Recipient, MCAN & Lipton Scholarships
  • Cambridge University

    Visiting Scholar

  • Recipient of Joe Sjoberg Scholarship
  • Coursework in Industrial Revolution & Keynesian Economics
  • Lahore Grammar School

    4 As (GCE A-Levels) and 13 As (GCE O-Levels)

  • World Top in Sociology; British Council High Achievers Award
  • Highest number of As in O-Levels in Lahore
  • Media appearances on Channel 5 and Waqt Tv
  • Professional Experience

    Boston Consulting Group

    Principal; Head of Behavioral Science Lab in North America

  • Support public and private sector clients on organizational change and strategy
  • Served as an Ambassador with BCG Henderson Institute--firm's think tank--to develop IP on topics of behavioral science and change management
  • In a formal role, coached internal teams (70+ individuals) on effective ways of working
  • Gold Certification in Change Management
  • Analysis Group


  • Developed economic models for antitrust cases (including largest criminal case in US history)
  • International Monetary Fund (IMF)

    Research Associate

  • Performed economic analysis and forecasted macro-economic surveillance indicators for two Western African countries
  • World Bank

    Research Analyst

  • Contributed to the World Development Report 2015 - Mind, Society, and Behavior
  • Managed fieldwork and trained 120 enumerators in Kenya, Pakistan, Peru, and Indonesia
  • Independent Consulting

    Walmart Innovations Lab,, World Bank IEG, FTC, Ashoka Changemakers

  • Provided consulting services related to behavioral economics and economic development topics