Saqib is the author of “Reconstructing Strategy: Dancing with the God of Objectivity” an acclaimed book which explores the impact of self-identity on strategy. He is also the author of the forthcoming book “The Broken Contract” which raises tough questions about the way our liberal democracy is put into practice, and suggests potential improvements.
He also founded and currently leads a real estate development firm and is an angel investor in several businesses. He has worked at HSBC Investment Bank, McKinsey & Co and governments in Dubai, London and Washington DC.
Saqib attended The Haberdashers’ Aske’s Boys School, outside of north-west London. He completed his academic studies at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) with an undergraduate degree in International Relations and a PhD in International Relations and Epistemology.
He has written for The Financial Times, The Huffington Post and Entrepreneur Magazine. He presented and produced the first British TV documentary to explore Muslims in Britain, on BBC2 in 1993. More recently in 2016, he was the Associate Producer of the movie, “Rahm” – a rendition of Shakespeare’s “Measure for Measure” albeit set in 21st century Lahore; and he’s Associate Producer of “My Cousin Sister’s Wedding” a romcom about the lives of young Pakistani women in New York, which will be released in 2020.