Ayla Majid is the Managing Director, Financial Advisory Services at Khalid Majid Rehman Chartered Accountants. She is a leading financial and business advisor assisting public and private sector entities in project structuring, raising capital, privatization, mergers and acquisitions in emerging markets. Expertise in large infrastructure and energy projects.
High level governance and leadership experience. International speaker and policy expert. Currently serving on many local and global boards and is an internationally acclaimed professional. Strong advocate of the UN SDGs and ensures that projects across different industries carefully implement SDGs including climate action, affordable clean energy, and gender equality. Advocate for regional trade & investment, financial inclusion and diversity. Working on board diversity agenda, digital financial inclusion and women in fintech. Regular speaker on future of work, diversity, governance, energy transition, Belt and Road in Pakistan at local and international forums China, Singapore, Hong Kong, UK, US, Germany, etc. Most recently participated at the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting 2020 in Davos and led a session on Global Risks.
Member of Global Future Council on Energy working on energy transition towards sustainable, affordable, and reliable energy for the larger global population.
In 2015 Ayla was honoured as a Young Global Leader by World Economic Forum.
MBA from Lahore University of Management Sciences, LLB from University of London, and ACCA.
Attended “Smart Cities Module” at the Nanyang Technological University Singapore (2019); “Transformational Leadership” at Oxford University (2017); "Global Leadership & Public Policy for 21st Century” at Harvard Kennedy School (2016); Attended the “New Public Management” at International Academy of Leadership, Freidrich Naumann Stiftung, Gumersbach- Germany (2012); Attended the International Visitor leadership programmed of U.S. State Department (2011); “National Security Workshop” at the National Defence University Pakistan (2010).