Kareem draws upon his international public and private sector experiences as a Research Associate for the Conference Board’s Industry and Business Strategy group. Having previously worked for Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, and the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Kareem leads research for the Conference Board’s National Immigration Centre. He also researches for the Conference Board’s Centre for Skills and Post-Secondary Education. Kareem has researched for the Canadian Arab Institute, the NATO Association of Canada, the Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition, and the International Service for Human Rights in Switzerland.
Prior to joining the Conference Board, Kareem worked in Belgium for the Mission of Canada to the European Union, the British Chamber of Commerce, and Porter Novelli.
He is a graduate of the University of Toronto (BA), and Durham University (MA).