Amir Jahangir

Amir Jahangir
  • Chief Executive Officer
    Mishal

A strategic communications and media professional, Amir Jahangir is currently Chief Executive Officer of Mishal Pakistan. Previously, he was Chief Executive Officer for two television channels in Pakistan. Jahangir has been Program Advisor to Stanford University's Center for Innovation and Communication. He recently set up AGAHI, a non-profit to improve the state of journalism in Pakistan, which launched the AGAHI Awards in 2012 to create more competition in media and responsible reporting. In the development sector, Jahangir has been working closely with governments that provide economic assistance to Pakistan on media development, creating innovative models for healthcare delivery mechanisms and communication, sector development reforms and improving Pakistan's competitiveness. He is one of the pioneers in creating industry-academia linkages between media and Pakistan's Higher Education Commission. Jahangir earned the title “Most Innovative Strategist” for developing a comprehensive strategy for global competitiveness indices to collect soft data. He also manages Pakistan's partnership with the World Economic Forum's Centre for Global Competitiveness and Performance.