Project Director for Graduate Professional Education, Aga Khan University, Nairobi, Kenya
A senior advisor with the Aga Khan Development Network, Nazeer Aziz Ladhani currently serves as the Project Director for Graduate Professional Education for Aga Khan University in East Africa, which includes the Graduate School of Media and Communications to be based in Nairobi, Kenya. Prior to his appointment with AKU, Ladhani served as the Director General of the University of Central Asia, a unique, internationally chartered higher education institution in the process of establishing programs and purpose-built campuses in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. He was also the founding Chief Executive Officer of Aga Khan Foundation Canada, which he led from start-up to a premier private international development agency in Canada. While at AKFC, Ladhani led efforts to establish the Global Centre for Pluralism in Canada.