Asif Kabani

Founder and CEO
at Next Generation Leaders, Europe

Asif Kabani,MBA, Mentor Hatch CoLab, Founder & CEO Next Generation Leaders (NGLs) and Fellow an Economist, Social Entrepreneur, International Trainer, Public Speaker, Motivation Coach and Mentor based in Europe, with a passion for the Internet of Things (IoT). Some of my publications are on Topics of Management (Governance), Sustainability – [Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)] and Information Communication Technology (ICT). I have lived, worked and travelled to New York, Chicago, Texas, USA. Singapore, Dubai, UAE, Geneva, Bern, Basel, Zurich, Davos, Switzerland, Qatar, Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Pakistan, London, United Kingdom, Baku, Azerbaijan, Copenhagen, Denmark, Tallinn, Estonia, Stockholm, Sweden and Oslo, Norway. As international scholar on public policy research and fellow of international organizations with number of international presentations, publications and reports in the field of climate change, water governance, children protection, smart cities, collaborative economy, digital democracy, human rights, green economy, sustainability, sustainable development goals (SDGs), internet governance and IoT. I have more than 15 years of experience in Economics – Finance, HR, IT and projects as Director, Head of Research & projects, international consultant, technical advisor, program and project manager within UN organizations and international donors i.e International Sustainable Development Resource Centre, Geneva, United Nations (UN) office Geneva, ICANN, Internet Society, Diplo Foundation, Geneva, British High Commission, Foreign Commonwealth Office, UN-DESA, UNDP, UNESCO, UNICEF, UNODC, UNHCR, World Bank, International Organization for Migration (IOM), Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) Geneva. I have Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Economics and Finance, another MBA in Marketing and Information Technology (IT) and post-graduation in Master of Science (MSc) from University of London and Diploma in Internet Governance from Diplomacy Foundation – UN.