Anwar brings strategic consulting, venture financing, private placement, financial advisory and project/operations management expertise to the table. Anwar has over 9 years of work experience with global organizations like Schlumberger, World Bank Group etc. Technology rollout, strategy consulting, project finance, operations & risk management and business development are his areas of expertise. Prior to Dataspine, Anwar was a partner at Aequitas Pvt. Ltd., which is one of the most active financial advisory/private equity outfits in Pakistan. He led crucial business initiatives including deal sourcing, transaction advisory and execution. He has previously served as Chief Strategy Officer at Quaid-e-Azam Solar Power Pvt. Ltd., Pakistan’s first solar IPP. He is part of the World Energy Council’s prestigious “Future Energy Leaders” program and a recipient of the first Young Development Leader Award from Federal Ministry of Planning, Pakistan. Anwar holds a Master of Engineering Management degree from Duke University USA, where he was a Fulbright Scholar. He also has a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore.