Naheed is an entrepreneur and strategic management consultant, with a focus on economic strategies and interventions for inclusive economic development. Naheed Hassan has previously also worked as the founding project lead for a program, on behalf of the Government of Canada, to enable e-readiness for small and medium-sized businesses. She has also worked for the Aga Khan Foundation and started her career at Procter & Gamble. She has previously served on the Board of Directors at the American International School of Johannesburg. Naheed Hassan holds an MBA degree as well as a Masters in Public Administration and International Development from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.