Standing Committees: Governance and Human Resources (Ex Officio), Audit and Finance (Ex Officio), Customer Council (Ex Officio)
Steering Committees: Strategic Planning (Ex Officio), Technology (Ex Officio)
Dr. F. Haider Alvi was appointed to the OECM Board of Directors on November 29, 2016.
Haider is a former corporate financier turned academic and company director. Having grown up in North America, he has worked in Asia, the Middle East, Eastern Europe and Latin America. He is presently Assistant Professor of Innovation Finance at Athabasca University, and previously held academic appointments at EGADE Business School (Tec de Monterrey, Mexico City campus) and Schulich School of Business.
Haider also has a special interest in emerging markets, emanating from his 11-year career as a banker focused on the financial services sector. Based at various times in Hong Kong, Jakarta, and Amsterdam, he has advised government shareholders and banks in 17 countries in Asia, the Middle East and Eastern Europe on mergers, restructurings, and privatizations. More recently, he has taken leadership roles on Boards of not-for-profits and social impact organizations.
He has been awarded degrees from the University of Cambridge (Ph.D.), Indiana University-Bloomington (JD), University of Toronto (MBA), University of Chicago (AB) and is a graduate of the Directors Education Program of the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD.D).