Immad Ahmed is Executive Director of OBAT Helpers based in Indianapolis, USA.
OBAT Helpers is a 501(C) 3 non-profit organization committed to providing aid, support, education and economic empowerment to displaced, stranded and refugee populations residing in camps in Bangladesh. Over the past two years OBAT Helpers has strategically planned and executed a social media campaign for six natural disaster relief initiatives in Pakistan for flood and drought affected victims.
Immad Ahmed specializes in maximizing resources through implementation of IT services and business process re-engineering.
He is Founder of Empower the Future, based in Washington DC, USA. The NGO promotes environmental awareness and social economic development in underdeveloped countries.
He has worked for four years as a not-for-profit small business consultant in Australia, and as business analyst in the Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation (DOT) in Washington DC, USA (2000-13).
He holds a degree in public finance from Indiana University (2005).
He initiated a research expedition with the help of Karachi University and Federal Urdu Science University in Pakistan, to conduct a comprehensive arsenic survey of the River Indus and the major water inlets running into the river, including major glaciers in the north. He led the expedition to survey over 50 samples in northern Pakistan. The samples were than analysed and the results of the research will be published and made publicly available.
Immad Ahmed was a workshop expert at the 6th International LafargeHolcim Forum for Sustainable Construction in Cairo, April 4-6, 2019.