Shiraz Ahmed


Management & HRM Department
Assistant Professor

Counseling Hours:
Tuesday and Thursdays: 11:00 am to 01:00 pm

Shiraz is a Leadership Development Consultant, Business School Faculty, Linkedin & Tribune writer, Trainer and Executive Coach. He has worked with professionals of US, UK, Australia, Singapore, ASEAN region and Africa. He has spoken and facilitated sessions to foreign diplomats, Global CEO, Business Leaders and functional heads. He regularly meets and interviews CEOs and functional heads for his upcoming book!

Shiraz has trained and taught numerous business professionals from Fortune-500 companies. He has also coached and mentored managers from junior to senior positions; Shiraz has helped organizations in resolving ‘Future Leaders’ challenge through his coaching and mentoring sessions. Few managers were able to raise to senior management positions.Shiraz has been trained by foreign faculty of British Council for their Global Leadership Development Program. He is also an IFC-Business Edge (world bank), British Council and USAID, Trained Management Trainer and a Certified HR Professional as well. He is also the Managing Editor of Marketing Review, published by Marketing Association of Pakistan.

Currently, Shiraz is Associated with CIRRUS, and provides Leadership Coaching to Senior Managers in Pakistan and ASEAN region

  • PhD(In progress)
  • MPhil

2011-to date, Assistant Professor, Department of management, Institute of Business Management, Korangi, Creek, Karachi


15+ years experience of Training, Teaching, Coaching in Corporate and Development sectors.

  • Citizen Voice Project – USAID
  • Leadership Development Program – British Council
  • AME Leadership Acceleration – CIRRUS
  • Leadership
  • HRM
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Training and Development


    • Global Leadership Development Program – British Council
    • Strategic Visioning – British Council Pakistan
    • Train the Trainer – British Council Pakistan
    • Train the Trainer – Business Edge IFC World Bank
    • Trainer the Trainer – Citizens Voice Project USAID
    • Certified HR Professional
    • PGD Public Administration – Karachi University
    • Shiraz has spoken on various occasions on Leadership, Future of HR and How Leaders Engage team
    • He has conducted workshops on Leadership, Negotiations skills, Decision making skills, Interpersonal skills, Winning presentations, Train the trainer, Effective supervisory skills, Facilitation skills, Competencies for HR professional and communication skills.
    • Shiraz has also conducted workshops for British Council Pakistan, IoBM, USAID, Shell, ICMAP, NED University and many others


    Following business executives spoke to my Leadership and HRM class as guest speaker

    1. Syed Nadeem Ahmed – CEO Searle
    1. Dr Abdul Bari – CEO Indus Hospital
    1. Amir Iqbal – Bayer Pakistan
    1. Wali Zahid – CEO Skill City
    1. Ahsan Mehanti – CEO Arif Habib Commodities
    1. Farid Zafar – Head HR Dubai Islamic Bank
    1. Dr Sitwat Hussain – Group Head HR HBL AG Zurich
    1. Ali Habib – Group Head Marketing UBL
    1. Himra Mursil – Head HR BASF Pakistan
    1. Muhammad Farhan – Head Corporate Communication Standard Chartered Pakistan
    1. Naukhez Arslan – Head HR Siemens Pakistan
    1. Farrukh Rasheed – Head HR HUBCO
    1. Shahid Nadeem – Head Finance and Trade Deutsche Bank
    1. Zafar Aziz Osmani – CEO Excelerate
  • Shiraz has spoken and facilitated sessions to foreign and local diplomats including Ministers and High Commissioners.
  • Spoken and facilitated Leadership sessions to CEO’s, Vice Chancellors, Deans and Regional Directors
  • Trained, Taught, Coached and Mentored over 30,000 people