Khaqan Sikander is a French and American educated executive management professional with degrees in Management, Economics, French, Spanish & Arabic.
Under his most recent assignment as Head of Strategic Operations, Marcomms & Partnerships at Aman, he is spearheading Strategic Operations, Partnerships, Marketing & Communications for the Aman Foundation.
In the past, in addition to United Nations Millennium Development Goals (now SDGs) focused projects in Middle East (UNRWA, Lebanon, 2006), Latin America (UNESCO, Costa Rica, 2007) and Africa (UNIDO, Senegal 2009), he has been working in the development and corporate sector of Pakistan over the last decade. He has primarily been associated with Acumen Fund through one its first portfolio companies in low-income housing sphere of Pakistan, Ansaar Management Company, looking after their dual portfolio of business development & community development. Moreover, in his entrepreneurial career, he has also co-founded & launched his own manufacturing based start-up in the energy sector of Pakistan.
A steadfast proponent of the road less traveled, Khaqan, over the course of his career has been fortunate enough to work in conflict zones, live in refugee camps, survive a full-scale war and write a book.