Afghanistan’s senior adviser in the Ministry of Finance and Colorado State University alumni, Daud Ahmad, will be presenting "Reconstruction of Afghanistan – Needs, Ongoing Programs and Challenges" at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 9 in Room 228 Lory Student Center. The presentation is free and open to the public.
Ahmad has been employed by the government of Afghanistan since October 2003 as a part-time senior adviser and has assisted in the reconstruction and development activities within the country.
Ahmad received his master’s and doctoral degrees in civil engineering from Colorado State. In his professional career, he specialized in the areas of infrastructure development, institutional development, project implementation and public sector procurement. His in-depth experiences of such operations were conducted in China, South Korea, Philippines, Thailand, Laos, Indonesia, Afghanistan, Tanzania and the Caribbean.
Ahmad worked in the operations complex of the World Bank during 1972 to 1999 in different technical, managerial and advisory capacities. He retired from the World Bank in August 2000 after 28 years of challenging work. Since then, Ahmad has worked as an independent development consultant.