Mr. Hunaid Lakhani

Founder Chancellor, IQRA University
Karachi, Pakistan

ChancellorAfter graduating in Business Administration from The American College, Los Angeles, in 1997, Mr. Lakhani graduated from the Owner-President Management Program at Harvard Business School, USA, in 2006.

In 1998, Mr. Lakhani founded Iqra University to offer international quality education to the people of Pakistan. Iqra University is chartered by the Government of Sindh, recognized by the Higher Education Commission, and is ranked No.1 private university in Sindh by CIEC. Iqra University has seven campuses in the major cities of Pakistan with about 10,000 students.

Mr. Lakhani brings with him over ten years of experience in the housing industry. During this period, several projects were completed by him including Hunaid City, Karachi; Cecil Apartments, Murree; and Gulshan View, Karachi.

Mr. Lakhani is also a Member, Sindh IT (Information Technology) Board, chaired by the Governor of Sindh. He is also the Founder and first elected President of the Association of Private Universities in Pakistan. He is an active Member of Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO), and is Networking Chair of the YPO’s Indus Chapter.

He is also actively involved in social welfare projects. One of his philanthropies includes setting up of institutions for mentally and physically disabled orphans under the name of “Sweet Home Foundation.” He is also a Member of the Board of the Watan Foundation, which focuses on provision of drinking water, rural health and skill development in the less developed parts of the country.