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President's Profile

Ibrahim Hasan Murad

President ILM Trust,
President UMT

An exceptionally gifted, emerging visionary leader with multifarious traits that are ideally suited for a global educationist, innovator, and social-entrepreneur. A dedicated philanthropist who is leading a PKR 5.2+ billion scholarship fund for educational and socio-economic uplift. With a compassion for amelioration of the human condition towards a better society, he is firmly committed to:

Universal access to education
Youth development
Social change and social mobility
Human capacity development

Ibrahim Hasan Murad continues to provide educational services to around 100,000 students from the kindergarten to PhD level. He is the youngest university president in the world. UMT is ranked 400+ in the world for societal impact by the Times Higher Education, UK. He holds a vision strongly rooted in integrity and believes firmly in unlocking the potential of people for shaping a better future for all. For Ibrahim Hasan Murad, leadership is a synonym for service – service to people.

  • University of Warwick, United Kingdom
  • Masters in Educational Leadership and Management
  • Coventry University, United Kingdom
  • Bachelor’s in International Business
  • University of Western Ontario, Canada
  • Courses on Economics, Cross Clitural Business,
    Organizational Behavior, Religion, Political Science and IT

Arts, Culture, International Affairs, Aviation, Competitiveness, Islamic Renaissance, Automobiles, Fitness, Futures Studies and History, Industry 4.0, Research, Innovation and Development, Architecture and Planning, Personal Excellence and Continuous Development, Fashion and Lifestyle, and Blue Economy.


Ibrahim Hasan Murad is passionate about contributing towards and serving the cause of Pakistan through advancement of knowledge that leads to bringing about economic breakthroughs. With multiple leadership roles under his belt, Ibrahim Hasan Murad aims to provide opportunities to the youngsters of Pakistan for a powerful future ahead.


President University of Management and Technology (UMT) Pakistan’s Premier General Research University, Ranked Top 500 in Asia by QS, hosts 250 PhDs and educates 25,000 students.

President, Institute of Leadership and Management Trust, Established 200+ TKS Schools and 70+ ILM Colleges across Pakistan educating 75,000 students.

Member, Chief Minister Punjab's Advisory Council on Governance Renders advice to CM on Planning, Growth Strategies, Institutional Reforms & Public Service Delivery.

Chairperson, Pakistan Olympic Association Education Commission, Engaged in development of Olympic Values Education Strategy & advocacy for Quality physical education in the national curriculum.

Chairman ILM Fund, Endeavoring to make Higher Education accessible to all. Offered university scholarships to 10,000+ individuals from across Pakistan amounting to Rs 5 Billion.

Co-Founder Young Philanthropists of Pakistan, Promoting empathy, generosity, & giving among next generation business leaders.

Editor-in-Chief Academia Magazine, The go-to source for all educational content in Pakistan

Founder, Sitara-o-Hilal Foundation, Promoting the spirit of sacrifice and service to the nation amongst youth aged 6-12.

Member, Advisory Board Markfield Institute of Higher Education, Leicester, UK A pioneering educational Institute at the forefront of Islamic studies in the UK, since its inception in 2000.

Initiator The Free Internet for Students Movement, Launched a campaign addressed to the PM which resulted in massively discounted internet packages for students.

Vice-Chair Manshurat & Sama-o-Basar Publishers, Publisher of audio, video and print content that focuses on spiritual and character development.

Executive Director, An Islamic Mutual Fund listed on the Pakistan Stock Exchange, a housing project in Islamabad & a small power plant in South Punjab.

  • The Economist’s Higher Education Forum in New York, USA
  • The Association of Talent Development Annual Summit in Denver, Colorado, USA
  • The EDUCAUSE Annual Conference, Orlando, Florida, USA
  • The Middle East HR Summit by Informa, UAE
  • Deans and Directors Conference at National Business Education Council
  • International Business Conference and Exhibition
  • Panelist at launch of Microsoft Spark
  • Panelist at Punjab TEVTA Skills Summit

Chief Innovation Officer, Institute of Knowledge and Leadership,

Dubai, 2015-2020