Imad Ahmed

Imad Ahmed is pursuing a PhD in the development economics of infrastructure investment at The Bartlett, UCL on an SCPM studentship. He previously served Rwanda’s Secretary to the Treasury as Special Policy Advisor on Large Investments and the Rwanda Development Board as a Transactions Advisor. Before that he worked in African private equity.

He earned his MIB degree from The Fletcher School, Tufts University with an exchange at HEC Paris as a Schmidheiny Global Business Scholar and a BA in Economics from UC Berkeley.

Content by Imad Ahmed
  • Project

    Electricity crises in Zambia: Estimating the costs of unreliability at firm level

    As Zambia seeks to diversify its economy via growth in the manufacturing sector, rising demand for electricity from manufacturing firms is likely to impose additional constraints on the efficiency and sustainability of Zambia’s energy infrastructure. As a palliative measure, the Zambian government recently announced her decision to waive import duties on backup...

    19 Oct 2016 | D'Maris Coffman, Jim Meikle, Imad Ahmed, Graham Sianjase, Michelle Baddeley, Musiliu Oseni