Prior to co-founding Highland Creek, Mr. Ansari worked as a management consultant at the Boston Consulting Group in Toronto, where he advised Canadian and international clients in financial services, telecommunications and technology. He gained expertise in the areas of corporate strategy, pricing, sales force optimization, program management and change management during his time at BCG. Since 2001, he has also acted as a strategic advisor and implementation lead for his family business, Synergy, which is a leading diesel power generator assembler in Pakistan.
Mr. Ansari has an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He also received a Bachelor in Business Administration from the University of Toronto, where he graduated with High Distinction (top 5% in class). He is very passionate about sport and particularly enjoys tennis, squash, cricket and table tennis. He was, however, not as successful learning how to play basketball but remains an ardent spectator of the sport and huge fan of the Los Angeles Lakers.