This is how Pakistan is closing its skills gap
Like other emerging markets, Pakistan’s rising investment in automation and technology has significant consequences for its businesses and youth workforce.
Jawad Khan is the Chief Executive Officer of Punjab Skills Development Fund since March 2016. Before joining PSDF, Jawad spent 15 years in the corporate sector in the UAE. He was the Chief Operating Officer leading the international cities development arm of Investment Corporation of Dubai, the USD60bn sovereign wealth fund of the Government of Dubai. Before that, he was associated with Dubai Holding and held various senior leadership positions including Chief Operating Officer of SmartCity Dubai, Chief Strategy Officer of TECOM Investments, Chief Operating Officer of Global Village and the Head of Strategy & Corporate Planning for Tatweer. During his association with Dubai Holding, he successfully developed several mixed-use real estate, industrial and entertainment mega projects in Dubai.